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James Klempster says the three Momentum Factor multi-asset funds are more aligned to clients’ real-world outcomes than their traditional counterparts
Asian equities have rallied in the third quarter of the year with a strong performance from technology, but volatility is likely to remain
Baillie Gifford’s North America head says investors have persistently underestimated the strength of the US economy and continue to do so
Legg Mason’s Evan Bauman talks about letting value dictate his contrarian approach to co-managing the US Aggressive Growth Fund and the importance of hand holding.
Asian equities have enjoyed a good rally in the third quarter of this year, with a strong performance from technology stocks, but volatility is likely to remain, says Lena Tsymbaluk, research analyst at Morningstar
Despite a gloomy beginning to the year, global equities have started to outshine the backdrop of economic malaise that threatened their upward trajectory, with the index delivering 19.2%
Now is the time for advisers to help their non-UK-domiciled clients tackle the radical changes set to restrict tax benefits on indirect property holdings, says FPI's Brendan Harper.
European investors have been dismissing US equities as too expensive for a couple of years. But as the S&P 500 continues to outperform other equity markets, appetite for the asset class is again on the rise.
The Brexit vote has had a wider impact beyond the UK and Europe, temporarily derailing the US Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates and allowing other governments to argue that there is a crisis under way that needs to be addressed with more forceful stimulus. Japan is a case in point.
Emerging market bonds have undergone a remarkably quick transformation from one of the least loved asset classes to perhaps the most popular. This has been driven by the relative attractiveness of emerging market debt compared to developed market fixed income, but to what extent have the fundamentals of the asset class actually improved?
Legg Mason’s head of product strategy, Jaspal Sagger, and Justin Eede, the company's head of insitutional sales, are confident their ‘parallel’ distribution and product strategies will help them navigate any hazards these uncertain times may bring post-Brexit.
The BNP Paribas multi-asset team tactic, in the current febrile environment, is to tread carefully in its search for alpha and let the fallout from Brexit, modest global growth and doubts over monetary policy play out.
In August 2015, emerging market equities were in the midst of the most serious market correction since 2008. A year on, investors are more bullish than ever about the asset class. Is this radical change of mood justified?
Solvency II is a step in the wrong direction that will keep some companies alive that would be better giving themselves a decent burial and consolidating themselves out of the market now, according to industry consultant Ned Cazalet.
Despite fears triggered by Brexit, Neil Brown, manager of the Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Pan-European Equity Fund, is convinced the next five years in Europe will be better than the past five.
Making a call on currencies can be make or break for a portfolio and as the global economy enters uncharted waters, managers are looking for signs of the next big swing
Passive investing has made a rapid rise over the past couple of years. When it comes to sustainable investing, however, index-based funds are still relative newcomers.
Aviva Investors’ Kevin Talbot outlines the importance of the company’s acquisition of Friends Provident International for the Republic of Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.
International life insurer Unilife has its roots firmly planted in Africa, but managing director Stephen Conway has his sights set on entering Europe as well as the changing face of the life market.
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