BlackRock’s Avigdori falls into Sanlam’s Black List

        Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:03

        Funds from BlackRock and J.P. Morgan have been added to Sanlam Private Investment’s bi-annual list of underperforming income portfolios after a tough year for some of their mandates.


        Aberdeen posts £9bn net outflow for Q3 after large client withdrawal

        Aberdeen Asset Management has seen double the outflows it expected from its funds following completion of the SWIP takeover.

        Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:00

        FCA warns over corporate bond fund risks

        The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a fresh warning to consumers about the risks of investing in corporate bond funds.

        Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 14:07

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      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 08:00

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      Closed life consolidator Phoenix has comprehensively refinanced its debt to strengthen its balance sheet and better support its growth plans.

      Professional Adviser | 23 Jul 2014 | 07:44

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      Professional Adviser | 11 Jul 2014 | 08:41

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      The US Federal Reserve has said it will end its purchases of government bonds in October, bringing to a close the quantitative easing (QE) experiment.

      Cover | 10 Jul 2014 | 07:59

      Fundamentally different: An alternative approach to multi-asset investing

      Stephen Walker, head of equities research and market strategy at Ashcourt Rowan, on why today’s environment demands a renewed focus on asset/liability investing.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00

      Sector report: Finding the bright spots in emerging markets

      The asset class as a whole has had a torrid time of late but there are some bright spots within it. Morningstar OBSR’s Lena Tsymbaluk takes a look.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00

      Knock-out: High yield vs. investment grade

      Nick Hayes, portfolio manager of AXA WF Global Strategic Bonds, shares his views on the most appropriate home for fixed income money in the current environment.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00

      Hasenstab: This market offers no extreme outlier opportunities

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      Professional Adviser | 30 Jun 2014 | 10:54

      Chasing returns: Are investors buying funds at the wrong time?

      The reversal of fortunes for the IMA UK All Companies sector this year has again raised the question of whether investors’ buying patterns are leaving them exposed to market corrections.

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jun 2014 | 09:49

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      Mike Turner, manager of the Aberdeen Managed Distribution fund, tells Maria Merricks where he is finding yield in the current environment.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Jun 2014 | 08:00

      Ex-UK Credit Suisse trader fined over bond price manipulation

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      Professional Adviser | 25 Jun 2014 | 08:00

      Ignis chief executive Samuel to exit next week

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      Professional Adviser | 24 Jun 2014 | 11:49

      Plan of action: Deploying ETFs

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      Professional Adviser | 19 Jun 2014 | 08:00

      Fund raising frenzy: What were the biggest launches ever?

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      Professional Adviser | 17 Jun 2014 | 13:11

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