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Booming multi-asset funds not a ‘one stop solution’: BMO

Booming multi-asset funds not a ‘one stop solution’:...

Investors need to stop viewing 'Rubik's Cube' multi-asset funds as a one stop solution to deal with all their needs, BMO’s Gary Potter has said.

Published : 11, Aug 2017
Analysis: Why professional investors buy multi-asset funds

Analysis: Why professional investors buy multi-asset...

Multi-asset, or asset allocation funds, have been an investor favourite for years. But why would a professional investor invest in these one-stop shop funds?

Published : 7, Aug 2017
Global asset allocation strategies are 'no silver bullet'

Global asset allocation strategies are 'no silver...Lock icon

While it’s no secret that passive, low-cost products are relentlessly increasing their market share, investors’ hunt for yield has also buoyed sentiment towards flexible and unconstrained mandates, according to Morningstar.

Published : 1, Aug 2017
UK advisers backing multi-asset funds

UK advisers backing multi-asset funds

More than a third (36%) of UK advisers are mainly using multi-asset strategies with clients, up from less than a fifth (18%) last year, research from Aegon UK has found.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Aberdeen launches multi-asset funds in Singapore

Aberdeen launches multi-asset funds in Singapore...

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched two multi-asset funds in Singapore, the firm's first such funds to be offered in the city-state.

Published : 17, Jul 2017
Still life in alternatives despite bubble fears, says Kames

Still life in alternatives despite bubble fears,...

Alternative investments from aircraft leasing to renewable energy are still an attractive option for multi-asset funds, despite fears the asset class is approaching bubble territory, says Kames Capital’s senior multi-asset investment specialist, Nick Edwardson.

Published : 3, Jul 2017
Schroders launches fund to defy short-term market moves

Schroders launches fund to defy short-term market...

Schroders has launched a multi-asset fund for Johanna Kyrklund designed to weather potential storms in equity and bond markets.

Published : 2, May 2017
MacDonald on Architas’ use of 'high conviction' funds

MacDonald on Architas’ use of 'high conviction'...Lock icon

Cautious on equities and fixed income, Sheldon MacDonald prefers funds with high conviction, as he seeks stability over the long term rather than quick gains on the upside.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
How to get the most from multi-asset funds

How to get the most from multi-asset funds

Investors have been pouring money into multi-asset funds. What's exactly their appeal, which strategies offer most value and how can you identify them?

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Mirae Asset launches Asia Pacific multi-asset fund

Mirae Asset launches Asia Pacific multi-asset...

Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK) has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Asia Pacific multi-asset income fund targeted to institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Charles Stanley launches multi-asset funds for smaller clients

Charles Stanley launches multi-asset funds for...

Charles Stanley has launched five new multi-asset funds as part of a new Personal Portfolio Service for smaller clients.

Published : 7, Apr 2017
Coutts opens online platform; launches passives range

Coutts opens online platform; launches passives...

Coutts is offering access to five risk-graded multi-asset passive funds via a new online platform, Coutts Invest.

Published : 4, Apr 2017
AJ Bell unveils holdings for multi-asset launches

AJ Bell unveils holdings for multi-asset launches...Lock icon

AJ Bell’s first fund launch, a range of five diversified multi-asset funds that are risk-rated from cautious to adventurous, will start trading on 18 April 2017.

Published : 28, Mar 2017
Coombs: European market recovery a 'false dawn'

Coombs: European market recovery a 'false dawn'...

Europe is “cheap for a reason” according to Rathbones’ David Coombs, who said the recent turnaround in markets on the continent could be a false dawn for investors.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio service

Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio...

Rathbones is set to launch a managed portfolio service offering six actively managed strategies, led by David Coombs.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Global unconstrained fund managers best, says UBS WM's Lecher

Global unconstrained fund managers best, says...

Stefan Lecher, the new head of client portfolio management for Asia-Pacific at UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong, said unconstrained managers have the best chance to excel.

Published : 6, Feb 2017
Generali Investments launches global multi-asset income fund

Generali Investments launches global multi-asset...

Generali Investments, the asset management arm of Italy’s Generali Group, has launched a global multi-asset income fund, which aims to generate a stable payout while also growing capital.

Published : 3, Feb 2017
Europe offers investors great opportunities, says Fidelity’s McQuaker

Europe offers investors great opportunities, says...

A pickup in growth and earnings on the horizon in Europe offers investors could outweigh the political risks that many have focused on leaving its markets undervalued, according to Fidelity International’s Bill McQuaker.

Published : 27, Jan 2017
Asian investors stream into multi-strategy funds

Asian investors stream into multi-strategy funds...

Money poured into multi-strategy funds from Asian investors in 2016, while global bonds bled the most, according to data from Morningstar.

Published : 25, Jan 2017
Talib Sheikh on the bespoke nature of JPM AM’s income fund

Talib Sheikh on the bespoke nature of JPM AM’s...

The co-managers behind JP Morgan Asset Management’s flagship Global Income Fund build customised, income-orientated ‘sleeves’ with the aim of delivering an attractive yield and capital appreciation to boot.

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