Pimco fined $20m for misleading investors on active ETF

Pimco fined $20m for misleading investors on active...

Investment manager Pimco has been fined nearly $20m (£15.9m, €18.9m) by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading investors about the performance of its actively managed Total Return ETF.

Published : 2, Dec 2016
ANALYSIS: Trump impact on emerging markets may wane

ANALYSIS: Trump impact on emerging markets may...

One of the losers so far, from the election of Donald Trump to the White House has been emerging markets funds.

Published : 1, Dec 2016
Hargreaves Lansdown hails its ‘biggest fund launch ever’

Hargreaves Lansdown hails its ‘biggest fund launch...

The HL Select UK Shares Fund launch on Friday has been hailed as its biggest ever by Hargreaves Lansdown.

Published : 1, Dec 2016
Trump Tantrum hits emerging markets

Trump Tantrum hits emerging markets

Investors took their money out of emerging market (EM) assets in November at the fastest pace since the 2013 Taper Tantrum, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF).

Published : 1, Dec 2016
Oil spikes after OPEC strikes first deal in 8 years

Oil spikes after OPEC strikes first deal in 8...

The price of Brent crude oil surged above $50 (£40, €47) per barrel as rumours became reality that OPEC members had finally reached an agreement.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
Woodford IM and L&G to fund UK start-ups

Woodford IM and L&G to fund UK start-ups

Woodford Investment Management (IM) and Legal & General’s principal investment arm have taken stakes in a £150m ($187m,€176m) venture platform to support UK digital start-ups at all stages of the funding cycle.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
Schroders unveils first credit income fund

Schroders unveils first credit income fund

Schroders has launched the Schroder ISF1 Global Credit Income fund, its first credit income fund.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
Pacific Investments launches asset management business

Pacific Investments launches asset management...

Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments group has launched Pacific Asset Management (PAM), which will initially focus on the multi-asset retail space, with institutional fund launches planned at a later stage.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
ANALYSIS: Will the Fed turn its back on the world next year?

ANALYSIS: Will the Fed turn its back on the world...

With a December interest rate rise now close to certain, investors will no longer be trying to assess when the Federal Reserve will raise rates next, but what the path will be after this.

Published : 29, Nov 2016
UBS launches ETF suite as inflation threat looms

UBS launches ETF suite as inflation threat looms...

UBS Asset Management has listed five new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tracking two benchmark indexes for US Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (Tips).

Published : 29, Nov 2016
Be contrarian in the face of Trump uncertainty

Be contrarian in the face of Trump uncertainty...

Equity markets have responded positively to Donald Trump’s election after an initial setback. But Trump’s unpredictability will remain a risk for the full four years of his presidency. It is, however, more important than ever to hold your nerve and dare to be contrarian.

Published : 29, Nov 2016
Old Mutual Global Investors plans style premia fund

Old Mutual Global Investors plans style premia...

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI), part of Old Mutual Wealth, plans to launch the Old Mutual Style Premia Absolute Return Fund (Star) at the beginning of December.

Published : 28, Nov 2016
Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for 2017 - Citi

Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for...

Sector investing may come back in 2017 and an EM `stability premium’ could develop as the grand economic ideas of the new US administration are put into practice. says Roger Bacon, Citi Private Bank’s Asia-Pacific head of managed investment.

Published : 28, Nov 2016
It’s anyone’s guess what's going on inside Trump’s head

It’s anyone’s guess what's going on inside Trump’s...

What a game changer the election of Donald Trump as US president is likely to be across so many fronts.

Published : 28, Nov 2016
Diving for pearls: Nine global funds worth considering

Diving for pearls: Nine global funds worth considering...

With 267 funds, the Investment Association (IA) Global sector is second only in variety to its UK All Companies, which comprises 269 funds. It is one of the oldest and most popular sectors and also very diverse, both in terms of type of offering and also in terms of performance.

Published : 25, Nov 2016
Will US equities binge mean a Thanksgiving hangover?

Will US equities binge mean a Thanksgiving hangover?...

As Americans get stuck into their Thanksgiving day celebrations the rest of the world still has its eye on the investment ball and some may be weighing up whether, just as with food, you can have too much of a good thing.

Published : 25, Nov 2016
 Mike Webb on reviving Rathbones’ unit trust business post-Brexit

Mike Webb on reviving Rathbones’ unit trust business...

Mike Webb talks about his mission to revitalise Rathbones’ unit trust business and the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union

Published : 25, Nov 2016
Momentum’s Klempster on outcome-based asset allocation

Momentum’s Klempster on outcome-based asset allocation...

James Klempster says the three Momentum Factor multi-asset funds are more aligned to clients’ real-world outcomes than their traditional counterparts

Published : 24, Nov 2016
Don’t mistake equities’ current sanguine run for real strength

Don’t mistake equities’ current sanguine run for...

Investors should not rest too comfortably on the relative calm with which equity markets have greeted both the UK’s EU referendum and the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency warns Guy Stephens.

Published : 24, Nov 2016
Pictet adds long/short global equity fund to range

Pictet adds long/short global equity fund to range...

Pictet Asset Management has added a long/short global equity fund to its total return range.

Published : 24, Nov 2016

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