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        Quick Qual: This week's smartest investment commentary

        Professional Adviser | 30 Jan 2015 | 13:48

        Recent snippets from some of the investment world's biggest names...

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        Sector report: Looking for value in a North America waiting on a rate rise

        Though the recovery of the world's most influential economy is set to continue, headwinds in the shape of a rise in interest rates are building. Ken Rayner asks: How will North America cope?

        Professional Adviser | 23 Jan 2015 | 15:57

        Fidelity’s Greetham to exit

        Fidelity Worldwide Investment’s asset allocation director Trevor Greetham is to leave the company, Professional Adviser's sister title Investment Week can reveal.

        Professional Adviser | 20 Jan 2015 | 09:54

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      Everyone's talking about... The UK

      In the fifth part of our new series looking at the most topical investment themes for the quarter ahead, Professional Adviser asks multi-managers: with an election looming and record low inflation, how attractive are home grown investments?

      Professional Adviser | 16 Jan 2015 | 12:18

      Partnership scraps bond offering despite ‘significant interest’

      Partnership Assurance Group, the enhanced annuity specialist, has scrapped plans to issue bonds despite “significant interest” from investors.

      Professional Adviser | 16 Jan 2015 | 07:50

      Everyone's talking about... Bonds

      In the fourth part of our series looking at the most topical investment themes for the quarter ahead, Professional Adviser asks multi-managers: with yields nearing negative territory, are bonds 'uninvestable'?

      Professional Adviser | 15 Jan 2015 | 13:54

      NS&I criticised as pensioner bond demand crashes website

      National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has been accused of underpreparing for the launch of its pensioner bonds after its website temporarily crashed shortly after they went on sale.

      Professional Adviser | 15 Jan 2015 | 10:40

      Investors ditch UK All Companies once more after October inflow

      Investors sold out of the UK All Companies sector in November, with the sector returning to net outflows after a brief spell of inflows the previous month.

      Professional Adviser | 15 Jan 2015 | 07:35

      Five fund houses predict the future for 2015

      Here we have a mixed bag of forecasts of what markets will do in 2015. Diversity of opinion is (nearly) the only consistent thing here, except the views on equities - everyone still loves them...

      Professional Adviser | 22 Dec 2014 | 12:44

      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

      Treasury unveils market-leading rates for 'pensioner bonds'

      Interest rates for the new 'pensioner bonds' announced at Budget 2014 have been set at a market-beating 2.8% for the one-year product and 4% for the three-year bond.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Dec 2014 | 16:04

      AS14: Pensioner bond rates to be confirmed next week

      The interest rates for two new government-backed bonds for the over 65s will be announced on 12 December, Treasury documents show.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Dec 2014 | 17:12

      The case for flexibility in a rising rate environment

      Flexible bond funds' ability to adjust their sensitivity to rate rises may prove attractive to fixed income investors, writes Richard Woolnough

      Professional Adviser | 01 Dec 2014 | 12:40

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: The new world facing credit investors

      Fraser Lundie explains why the standard rulebook for credit investors is being torn up...

      Professional Adviser | 24 Nov 2014 | 10:53
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      Keydata claimants set for further payouts

      The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is notifying investors who lost money in Lifemark-backed bonds distributed by Keydata that they can expect further payments shortly.

      Professional Adviser | 23 Nov 2014 | 20:58

      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
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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

      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


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