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
Asian equities rise but volatility to remain

Asian equities rise but volatility to remain

Asian equities have rallied in the third quarter of the year with a strong performance from technology, but volatility is likely to remain

Published : 15, Nov 2016
Don’t underestimate the US growth engine – Slater

Don’t underestimate the US growth engine – Slater...

Baillie Gifford’s North America head says investors have persistently underestimated the strength of the US economy and continue to do so

Published : 14, Nov 2016
Legg Mason’s Bauman on the US growth fund for risk-lovers

Legg Mason’s Bauman on the US growth fund for...

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.

Published : 8, Nov 2016
Asia ex-Japan equities bloom but volatility lurks

Asia ex-Japan equities bloom but volatility lurks...

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

Published : 31, Oct 2016
The turning tide of global equities

The turning tide of global equities

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%

Published : 21, Oct 2016
The clock is ticking for UK non-doms on IHT property rule

The clock is ticking for UK non-doms on IHT property...

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.

Published : 18, Oct 2016
US equities: If you can’t beat them, join them

US equities: If you can’t beat them, join them...

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.

Published : 5, Sep 2016
Brexit impact extends well beyond Europe - RLAM's Greetham

Brexit impact extends well beyond Europe - RLAM's...

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.

Published : 2, Sep 2016
Emerging market debt: from devil to darling

Emerging market debt: from devil to darling

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?

Published : 24, Aug 2016
Parallel distribution  - the model for a post-Brexit world

Parallel distribution - the model for a post-Brexit...

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.

Published : 22, Aug 2016
Challenges mount for multi-asset managers

Challenges mount for multi-asset managers

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.

Published : 18, Aug 2016
Emerging market equities: as compelling as they seem?

Emerging market equities: as compelling as they...

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?

Published : 15, Aug 2016
Solvency II 'life support' is a step in the wrong direction

Solvency II 'life support' is a step in the wrong...

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.

Published : 10, Aug 2016
Post-Brexit, sustained value seen in Europe stocks

Post-Brexit, sustained value seen in Europe stocks...

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.

Published : 8, Aug 2016
Currencies: Swings and roundabouts

Currencies: Swings and roundabouts

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

Published : 5, Aug 2016
Sustainable investing – is it time to consider ETFs?

Sustainable investing – is it time to consider...

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.

Published : 22, Jul 2016
Aviva spreads its wings across the Asia Pacific region

Aviva spreads its wings across the Asia Pacific...

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.

Published : 19, Jul 2016
Unilife: Life cover out of Africa

Unilife: Life cover out of Africa

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.

Published : 6, Jul 2016

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