Where did the smart money go in September?

        Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:47

        Few could find any real reasons for the sell-off in the FTSE 100 last month but it appeared to justify investors’ caution. Cherry Reynard reports


        Woodford: Aggressive sell-off in equities almost over

        Investors are “in the teeth” of a severe sell-off – but one which may be over relatively quickly, according to equity income manager Neil Woodford.

        Professional Adviser | 17 Oct 2014 | 10:45

        Old Mutual Wealth secures £585m Quilter Cheviot deal

        Old Mutual Wealth has finalised a deal to acquire Quilter Cheviot for £585m.

        Professional Adviser | 17 Oct 2014 | 07:58

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      The FTSE has opened 1% higher as it begins to recover from its worst one-day fall in 16 months on 15 October.

      Professional Adviser | 16 Oct 2014 | 08:05

      Richard Pease quits Henderson to set up new firm

      Henderson director of European equities Richard Pease is leaving the firm to join new venture Crux Asset Management, taking his £1.1bn European Special Situations fund with him.

      Professional Adviser | 15 Oct 2014 | 11:17

      IPOs: How to spot the winners and losers

      The UK IPO market is on course for a record-breaking year but the hype has led to some questionable valuations. Mark Boucher explains how to separate the wheat from the chaff

      Professional Adviser | 10 Oct 2014 | 10:57

      Jupiter reports £1bn net inflow; completes sale of private client arm

      Jupiter Fund Management saw a net inflow of more than £1bn into its fund range in the nine months to September, a period in which it concluded the sale of its private client business to Rathbones.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Oct 2014 | 08:04
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      Sector report: Why is global equity income so unloved?

      Amandine Thierree asks why investors are still so reluctant to look abroad for dividends, despite a wealth of opportunities…

      Professional Adviser | 08 Oct 2014 | 16:40

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: The problems with P/E and P/B ratios

      While such multiples are useful, they should not be relied upon in isolation. Chris-Tommy Simonsen on why equity investors need to look beyond the numbers...

      Professional Adviser | 08 Oct 2014 | 15:35

      Liontrust assets to top £4bn after income mandate win

      Liontrust's assets under management are to climb above £4bn imminently after the group won a £320m UK equity income mandate.

      Professional Adviser | 08 Oct 2014 | 10:25

      Woodford sells decade-long holding in 'expensive' Reckitt Benckiser

      Neil Woodford has ended a 10-year investment in Reckitt Benckiser after the shares became "too expensive" to justify holding any longer.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Oct 2014 | 13:57

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: Why excessive CEO pay has to stop

      Unnecessarily high senior management wages are a significant deal breaker when it comes to equity investing. Charles Heenan takes a look at some solutions...

      Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 10:32

      Virgin Money woos income investors with IPO plans

      Challenger bank Virgin Money has announced plans for an initial public offering this month, committing to a progressive dividend policy in the process.

      Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 07:58

      FCA to probe Tesco £250m profits accounting error

      The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened an investigation after Tesco admitted it had overstated its half-year profits by £250m.

      Professional Adviser | 01 Oct 2014 | 07:56

      Fund Focus: Philip Saunders on why he likes 'unfashionable' equities

      Philip Saunders, co-manager of Investec Diversified Growth, tells Maria Merricks why, despite general consensus, he will be backing equities for the next 12 months.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Sep 2014 | 11:05

      Wilmot exits Newton's £1bn Equity fund

      Newton's Richard Wilmot, manager of the group's £1bn UK Equity fund, is to leave the company, Investment Week can reveal.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Sep 2014 | 10:47

      Neil Woodford: Industry charging active fees for index performance

      Neil Woodford has criticised his own industry for charging customers too much and paying managers too high a price for tracker-style performance, in an interview with the BBC.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Sep 2014 | 08:13

      Measure up: The myriad ways advisers benchmark client portfolios

      What is your threshold for success on investment portfolios for clients? Simple question - no easy answer. Laura Miller delves into the various methods advisers use to measure themselves against the market...

      Professional Adviser | 25 Sep 2014 | 11:00

      Old Mutual Global Investors's Bradbury to retire

      Old Mutual Global Investors' Ashton Bradbury is to retire from the group at the end of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 23 Sep 2014 | 13:46

      FCA to investigate Tesco after £250m accounting error

      The Financial Conduct Authority will conduct an investigation into Tesco after the firm overstated its estimated half-year profits by £250m.

      Professional Adviser | 22 Sep 2014 | 13:24


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