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SJP soft-closes Asante and Wood funds

by Robert St George on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:28

St James’s Place has shut its portfolios run by First State’s Jonathan Asante and JO Hambro’s John Wood to new money.

Performance review: UBS Wealth duo bet on a weaker euro

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 23, 2014 at 14:11

UBS Wealth duo on backing European equities, a key beneficiary of a weaker euro

Martin Currie eyes US growth as losses narrow to £1.6 million

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:50

The asset manager has shrugged off the potential impact of a Scottish referendum as it moves into recovery mode.

BlackRock hires HSBC EM bond research head

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:44

BlackRock is looking to grow its emerging markets business in the US.

MRB: fortune is still rewarding the brave on equity

by Peter Perkins on Apr 18, 2014 at 00:01

Investors need to keep a close eye on China, but avoid overestimating the probability of an adverse outcome

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.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00

Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.

Consumer price inflation continues to slide

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:42

Consumer price inflation (CPI) continued its nine month slide in March falling from 1.7% to 1.6% over the month

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.

Utilico EM trust seeks to tap bond markets for funding

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:40

The £435 million Utilico Emerging Markets investment trust is hoping to raise debt by issuing its own bonds, rather than borrowing from a bank.

Alger to target UK investors with double fund launch

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:21

US asset manager Alger is targeting the UK market with a concerted funds push.

Performance review: why Arbuthnot's Osman is still overweight Japan

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 08, 2014 at 15:23

Eren Osman, senior investment manager at private bank Arbuthnot Latham, is keeping faith in Japan’s ‘Abenomics’ reform policies.

Twitter and Tencent enter bear territory as tech sell-off accelerates

by David Campbell on Apr 08, 2014 at 07:50

Internet behemoths Twitter and Tencent plunged into bear market territory yesterday as nerves about tech stock valuations dragged down the major indexes

Witan Pacific gives up gearing for AIFMD compliance

by Robert St George on Apr 03, 2014 at 07:20

The £174 million Witan Pacific investment trust has given up its borrowing facility due to the terms of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

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.

Carmignac’s Xavier Hovasse: How upcoming elections could shape emerging markets

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 02, 2014 at 07:00

Elections in India, Colombia and Brazil this year could change the way investors look at emerging markets, says Xavier Hovasse of Carmignac.

Threadneedle to roll out African strategies in Stanlib tie-up

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 01, 2014 at 13:48

Threadneedle Investments has tied up with South African investment manager STANLIB in a promotion and referral agreement.

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