Kames heads west to America

Kames heads west to America

Kames Capital is heading out west to the US, offering American investors access to two global equity strategies.

Published : 16, Oct 2017
Analysis: Funds playing a dangerous game of liquidity

Analysis: Funds playing a dangerous game of liquidity...

On 22 August, doorstep lender Provident Financial hit investors with a devastating triple-whammy – a profit warning (its second in a matter of months), an FCA investigation into its credit card subsidiary Vanquis Bank and the resignation of disgraced CEO Peter Crook.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
Timing a correction is a fool’s errand

Timing a correction is a fool’s errand

The head of global multi-asset strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has described any attempt to time a market correction as a “fool’s errand”.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
Ashmore sees strongest net inflows in four years

Ashmore sees strongest net inflows in four years...

The emerging market specialist Ashmore Group has reported a $6.3bn (£4.7bn) surge in assets under management during the quarter ended 30 September 2017.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
What to avoid when investing in Europe

What to avoid when investing in Europe

Big brand names in Europe used to be reliable performers, but online businesses have made them less attractive, according to Martin Todd, manager of the Hermes European Alpha Fund.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
IMF flags next global crisis

IMF flags next global crisis

A day after it published a rosy global economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund sketched the contours of the next financial crisis, urging policymakers to take measures to rein in exuberance.

Published : 13, Oct 2017
Walker Crips stays loyal to Woodford despite bad run

Walker Crips stays loyal to Woodford despite bad...

The managers of the Walker Crips managed portfolio range are sticking with Neil Woodford despite an extremely tough few months for the star manager.

Published : 12, Oct 2017
Investors step up European equity ETF buying

Investors step up European equity ETF buying

September saw renewed appetite for European equity exchange trade funds (ETFs) after flows had dropped in August, according to data from assert manager Blackrock. But it was another asset class that really stole the show.

Published : 12, Oct 2017
A look in the portfolios of best and worst China funds

A look in the portfolios of best and worst China...

Midea Group, Agricultural Bank of China and Kweichow Moutai are three companies held predominantly in well-performing China equity funds, while Tencent Holdings is held by many poor performers.

Published : 12, Oct 2017
Catalonia may cause chaos for global investors says Nigel Green

Catalonia may cause chaos for global investors...

Should investors be worried about the impact of Spain's worst political conflict in 40 years?

Published : 11, Oct 2017
Why Abenomics will continue to benefit Japan

Why Abenomics will continue to benefit Japan

With Shinzo Abe’s recent announcement of a snap election, Adrian Lowcock, investment director at Architas, assesses the case for investing in Japan.

Published : 11, Oct 2017
Analysis: Green investing has an image problem

Analysis: Green investing has an image problem...

If anything, the flurry of studies during this year's Good Money Week have proved that green investing has to overcome a number of hurdles before it really takes off.

Published : 10, Oct 2017
JP Morgan unveils first European ETFs

JP Morgan unveils first European ETFs

JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) will launch its first two European ETFs “imminently”. Both ETFs will be actively managed, and will compete with traditional hedge funds, the company said.

Published : 10, Oct 2017
Conventional bonds shunned in favour of specialist vehicles

Conventional bonds shunned in favour of specialist...

Premier Asset Management is shunning conventional bonds in favour of specialist lending vehicles in its multi-asset portfolios on the back of the former’s poor risk/return characteristics.

Published : 10, Oct 2017
Pacific AM launches emerging market fund

Pacific AM launches emerging market fund

Pacific Asset Management (PAM) is launching an emerging market Ucits fund in November.

Published : 9, Oct 2017
Brace for global recession in 2019

Brace for global recession in 2019

An economic downturn affecting most developed markets will occur in 2019, Aegon Asset Management has predicted.

Published : 6, Oct 2017
Investors dump emerging market debt as Fed hike looms

Investors dump emerging market debt as Fed hike...

Emerging market debt has been the best-selling asset class with European investors this year, but flows turned negative in late September against a backdrop of a hawkish Fed and a strengthening dollar.

Published : 6, Oct 2017
Billionaire slams scammers using his image

Billionaire slams scammers using his image

After his name and image were used to defraud members of the public, a billionaire entrepreneur and investor from Singapore has filed two police reports and issued a public warning.

Published : 5, Oct 2017
Why expats should treat UK property with caution

Why expats should treat UK property with caution...

Property investment in the UK is now less attractive for expats than using a pension or investment wrapper, according to technical expert David Denton.

Published : 5, Oct 2017
Invesco launches first preferred shares ETF

Invesco launches first preferred shares ETF

Invesco PowerShares has launched its first preferred shares ETF in Europe.

Published : 3, Oct 2017

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