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Franklin Templeton multi-asset CIO exits after 18 years

by Robert St George on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:39

Brent Smith, chief investment officer in the multi-asset strategies group at Franklin Templeton, has left the firm after 18 years.

Sarasin renames AgriSar fund and lowers fees

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:46

Sarasin has rebranded its AgriSar fund as the Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund.

How this top US fund is playing the shale boom in 7 stocks

on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:26

Ed Cowart and John Pandtle, managers of the Nordea 1 - North American All Cap fund, reveal the stocks they back to benefit from the US energy revolution.  

Canaccord Wealth's Jukes: why bitcoin could cause disruption

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:56

Robert Jukes, global strategist at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management offers an insight into his investment thinking and outlines the potential impact of the rise of crypto-currencies.

Six best ideas from this star European equity fund

by Wealth Manager Team on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:00

Stuart Mitchell has had an outstanding 12 months on the SWMC European fund and here he identifies six stocks he hopes can keep him on track.  

Citywire Scotland: the Turnberry countdown begins

on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:39

We can confirm a star-studded line up for our annual event in Turnberry running on 19-20 June. 

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

Performance review: SGPB Hambros’ Haynes recycles US profit into Europe

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:41

SocGen's Peter Haynes on taking profits on US positions and moving into Europe.

Who won & lost in a dramatic year for UK All Companies funds

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 14:35

Citywire Discovery reveals the winners and losers after a year of big change in the UK All Companies sector, which saw one of its stars, Richard Buxton, change jobs.

Kames' $50bn bond boss: my yield curve taper trades

by David Campbell on Apr 10, 2014 at 13:52

Kames head of fixed income David Roberts has upped conviction in the core trade he believes will benefit as the US Federal Reserve tightens rates

Old Mutual plans to back Woodford boutique with WealthSelect funds

by David Campbell on Apr 08, 2014 at 08:48

Old Mutual hopes to award Neil Woodford with a chunk of its WealthSelect portfolio

Absolute return: an insight into the top investors' minds

by Robert St George on Apr 03, 2014 at 11:43

Data from Citywire Discovery suggest that investors in the Mixed Assets - Absolute Return sector prefer known entities to top performers.

Have buy lists killed trust discount plays?

by Robert St George on Apr 02, 2014 at 13:07

Buy lists risk preventing wealth managers from acting opportunistically on trust discounts.

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