Government reveals fresh plans to sell down Lloyds stake

        Professional Adviser | 17 Dec 2014 | 15:36

        The UK government is to sell another tranche of shares in Lloyds Banking Group as it moves to return the bank to private ownership.


        Allianz GI opens flagship funds to UK retail investors

        Allianz Global Investors has opened several flagship strategies to UK retail investors with the addition of a new sterling clean share class.

        Professional Adviser | 17 Dec 2014 | 10:33

        Swiss firm targets UK retail clients with RDR share class

        Swiss asset manager Unigestion is expanding its presence in the UK to retail and intermediary clients by launching an RDR-compliant share class on a range of funds.

        Professional Adviser | 17 Dec 2014 | 10:30

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      Aviva has written to advisers outlining its views on the challenges facing Mark Barnett, following a review of how he runs funds previously managed by Neil Woodford.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Dec 2014 | 10:25

      Woodford IM appoints head of ops as two senior executives exit

      Woodford Investment Management has brought in a new head of operations after the departure of two senior executives less than a year after the business launched.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Dec 2014 | 07:51

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: The cost of 'closet tracking'

      A key problem with closet tracker funds is that they unfairly tip the active v passive debate in the latter's favour, writes Simon Evan-Cook...

      Professional Adviser | 08 Dec 2014 | 10:47

      Fund Focus: Steven Richards on security selection versus asset allocation

      Steven Richards, manager of Thesis Optima Growth, talks to Professional Adviser about the key drivers behind the fund's performance and his outlook for 2015...

      Professional Adviser | 02 Dec 2014 | 12:16

      Aegon launches equity-heavy multi-asset plan for workplace pensions

      Aegon is overhauling its funds for workplace pensions to offer equity-heavy multi-asset plans, in a move away from the industry standard of switching those nearing retirement into ‘safe-haven' cash and gilts.

      Professional Adviser | 02 Dec 2014 | 07:59

      UK All Companies sector sees first inflows since May

      UK All Companies funds saw their first inflows in six months in October, despite market volatility, according to the Investment Management Association.

      Professional Adviser | 27 Nov 2014 | 07:49

      Fund managers back insurers for UK financials exposure

      UK equity managers are turning to insurers as a way to access the UK’s financial sector while avoiding the troubled banks.

      Professional Adviser | 23 Nov 2014 | 17:37

      Miton reopens UK Multi-Cap Income fund

      Miton Group has reopened its UK Multi-Cap Income fund to new investors after imposing an initial charge last year.

      Professional Adviser | 21 Nov 2014 | 14:25

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: When small is beautiful

      Small cap cyclicality is generally accepted, but what are the reasons for it? Nick Peters seeks an answer…

      Professional Adviser | 18 Nov 2014 | 13:09
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      Prudential bond sales balance annuities drop-off

      Prudential has said a pick-up in bond sales helped negate a near 50% reduction in annuities new business in the first nine months of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 18 Nov 2014 | 09:43
      A normal retirement age

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      People across the world are living longer than ever as healthcare provision improves and medicine advances. But how can investors take advantage of this trend?

      Professional Adviser | 13 Nov 2014 | 15:19

      L&G bucks market consensus with May rate rise forecast

      L&G's asset allocation team predicts the most likely date for an interest rate rise will be May 2015, despite a clash with next year's general election.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Nov 2014 | 07:23
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      Geopolitics: Why it pays to read the news...

      Jean Maigrot on how overlooking or misreading geopolitics can hurt clients' portfolios...

      Professional Adviser | 11 Nov 2014 | 12:58

      Woodford ups unquoted holdings with four new positions in October

      Neil Woodford has increased the number of unlisted stocks held within the £3.4bn Woodford Equity Income fund to ten after initiating four new investments last month.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Nov 2014 | 11:57

      Old Mutual GI introduces fixed OCF and volume discounts

      Old Mutual Global Investors is to introduce a fixed ongoing charges figure (OCF) across its fund range next year, and will also implement a volume discount for its largest funds.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Nov 2014 | 16:38

      Schroders beats forecasts with 18% profit growth in Q3

      Schroders has beaten analysts' expectations to post an 18% growth in profits in the third quarter of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 06 Nov 2014 | 10:03

      Price war masks ‘nightmare’ of passive fund cost comparison

      Fund buyers have called for more transparency on passive fund costs not contained within the ongoing charges figure (OCF) – even as a price war cuts headline fees to record low levels.

      Professional Adviser | 04 Nov 2014 | 11:30


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