The Boston-based intellectual property (IP) firm Allied Minds, a favourite of Neil Woodford and Invesco Perpertual’s Mark Barnett, reported higher losses over the first six months of the year.
Architas has warned that investors should begin shifting towards defensive assets before volatility strikes markets in the latter half of 2017.
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) doubled asset inflows in the first half of 2017 on the back of "more stable" market conditions.
China’s growth outlook is expected to improve between 2017 and 2021, but the country’s rising debt level skews the figures and raises strong concerns, according to the International Monetary Fund.
The drastic fall across global markets following president Donald Trump’s threats against North Korea are a sign of how pronounced downturns can be from lofty market highs, Rowan Dartington’s Guy Stephens says.
Brexit uncertainty, the introduction of the national living wage and public sector pay freezes are among the confluence of factors stunting UK wage growth, according to AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould.
The benign conditions that prompted investors to overlook investment grade fixed income in favour of high yield could soon come to an end according to Hermes’ credit specialist, Fraser Lundie.
Prudential has sold its US independent broker-dealer network to focus on local retirement products just days after announcing plans to merge its UK insurance and asset management businesses.
Whitechurch Securities has reversed its view on commercial property after swiftly abandoning the asset class last year on the back of concerns over valuations and Brexit.
Architas grew its assets under management by nearly 50% in the six months to 30 June thanks to strong flows into its UK funds.
Pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates was handed another blow on Wednesday unemployment fell and UK earnings growth, while beating expectations, failed to outpace inflation.
Shareholders “flexing their muscles” over remuneration packages has led to an improving attitude among FTSE directors towards pay, but there is still “some way to go” on the issue, the Investment Association says.
Stuart Barnett has been appointed chairman of the Kleinwort Hambros board of directors following the retirement of Warwick Newbury.
Seven Investment Management has upped gold exposure across its funds to the highest ever level in anticipation of a potential market correction.
Global fund managers are becoming increasingly bearish on corporate profits, with the amount thinking they will improve over the next 12 months falling to the lowest level since November 2005, according to the latest BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey.
Hargreaves Lansdown grew assets under administration at a swifter pace for the year ended 30 June, but it felt further pressure on margins.
Old Mutual Global Investors has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Financial Contingent Capital Fund, marking the asset manager's first foray into the contingent convertible (Coco) bond market.
David Jupp is set to takeover running Quilter Cheviot’s Birmingham hub from Sean Rafferty, head of the office for the past 12 years.
The gap between stated and adjusted profit in FTSE 100 companies is at a 10-year high, according to AJ Bell which has raised fears firms are intentionally “muddying the waters”.