Managed solutions

        Fund Focus: Eugene Philalithis on predicting an interest rate rise in Q1 2015

        Professional Adviser | 30 Oct 2014 | 16:06

        Eugene Philalithis, manager of Fidelity Multi Asset Income, tells Maria Merricks why despite a change in consensus, he maintains the belief interest rates will rise sooner, not later...


        Sector report: UK commercial property - treading a very fine line

        Managers must navigate a difficult path between maximising exposure to attractive illiquid property and accommodating liquidity needs. Edward Fane asks whether it is worth the risk

        Professional Adviser | 30 Oct 2014 | 14:49

        Asset Allocators' Soapbox: Will Draghi's dominoes fall easily into place?

        Caroline Simmons takes a closer look at the difficult task ahead for European Central Bank president Mario Draghi

        Professional Adviser | 30 Oct 2014 | 14:44

    Other Managed solutions articles


      Investment trusts: 'Who are the dinosaurs now?'

      James Budden has a message for the investment trust naysayers…

      Professional Adviser | 30 Oct 2014 | 14:42

      Blog: Let’s lift the DFM commission cloud

      The DFM commission question needs resolving once and for all, writes Lawrence Cook...

      Professional Adviser | 29 Oct 2014 | 14:46
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      Portfolio planning: Five reasons to be cautious

      Iain Stewart explains why he believes investors should be preparing portfolios for heightened volatility...

      Professional Adviser | 28 Oct 2014 | 13:09

      Fund Focus: Stephanie Carbonneil and Caspar Rock on why currencies are becoming more important for them

      Stephanie Carbonneil and Caspar Rock, co-managers of Architas MA Active Intermediate Income, share the ideas powering the fund's outperformance.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Oct 2014 | 11:01

      Rathbones' CEO: Risk targeted funds make managers work harder

      Long-time proponent of risk targeted investments Rathbones' chief executive Mike Webb has said the method makes fund managers work harder for investors, and can help advisers stay on the right side of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

      Professional Adviser | 24 Oct 2014 | 12:45

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: Is an emerging markets crisis on the cards?

      There is no denying that emerging markets' growth advantage over the developed world is shrinking. But just how real is the risk to investors? Jeremy Lawson examines the case

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 11:05

      Alternative beta: Shielding investors from volatility

      As investors push the boundaries in search of accessible diversifiers, alternative beta should become a more significant part of their' toolkit. Olivia Mayell examines the strategies

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 11:00

      Sector report: Searching for signs of encouragement in Japan

      Foreign investors, historically a key driver of the Japanese stock market, are looking for clues as to whether the time is right to commit themselves again. Stewart Smith takes a look

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:50

      Where did the smart money go in September?

      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

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:47

      ‘But I don’t like change’: The emotional aspects of deciding whether to outsource

      Outsourcing investment decisions is a tough decision for many advisers, writes Lawrence Cook...

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:20

      Barclays eyes ‘discretionary direct’ service as part of 2015 platform revamp

      Barclays is seeking to include a D2C discretionary investment service offering model portfolios to clients in its relaunched consumer platform proposition, Professional Adviser's sister title Investment Week understands.

      Professional Adviser | 20 Oct 2014 | 09:48

      Dickie Hodges to join Nomura Asset Management

      Former Legal & General (L&G) head of high alpha fixed income Dickie Hodges is to join Nomura Asset Management as he returns to the industry.

      Professional Adviser | 17 Oct 2014 | 11:06

      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

      FTSE opens higher after sliding into correction territory

      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
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      DFM Tilney adds ‘agency' option for advisers to select mandate

      Discretionary fund manager Tilney for Intermediaries is giving advisers the option of conducting the risk profile and suitability checks in-house before handing over investment responsibility.

      Professional Adviser | 15 Oct 2014 | 13:45

      Fund Focus: Peter Walls on why he is protecting against discount downside

      While reasonably confident on the outlook for markets, Peter Walls, manager of Unicorn Mastertrust, tells Maria Merricks why and how he is protecting against discount downside...

      Professional Adviser | 08 Oct 2014 | 17:25

      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



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