Managed solutions

        Schroders launches global multi-asset income fund

        Professional Adviser | 26 Nov 2014 | 10:43

        Schroders is launching a global multi-asset income fund for UK investors, mirroring its existing £4bn offshore strategy.


        Outsourcing solutions: Choices and challenges for advisers

        There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to outsourcing but advisers do have options, writes Lawrence Cook...

        Professional Adviser | 25 Nov 2014 | 16:22

        Fund Focus: Axa's Richard Marwood on why ethically screened funds perform 'differently'

        Richard Marwood, manager of Axa Ethical Distribution, talks to PA about the impact of ethical screening and his outlook on equities…

        Professional Adviser | 20 Nov 2014 | 11:27

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      Where did the smart money go in October?

      The repercussions of last month's equity sell-off are still being felt, reports Cherry Reynard

      Professional Adviser | 19 Nov 2014 | 15:33

      Psigma IM adds cautious income strategy to model portfolio range

      Psigma Investment Management has launched a cautious income strategy for its Managed Portfolio Service to target pension savers.

      Professional Adviser | 19 Nov 2014 | 15:24

      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

      Friends Life mulls multi-asset offering for platform launch

      Friends Life may offer multi-asset funds when it launches its retail platform in April next year, its chief executive has confirmed.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Nov 2014 | 07:51

      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

      Happy fund families: Simple solutions just got complicated

      As the use of fund ranges continues, Geoff Mills shares his insight into ‘fund families’ and sets out what advisers need to look out for

      Professional Adviser | 07 Nov 2014 | 13:19

      Sector report: Explaining a let-down in UK All Companies

      You could count the number of funds in the IMA UK All Companies sector to outperform the FTSE All Share in Q2 on one hand (almost). Charles Younes leads the inquest…

      Professional Adviser | 05 Nov 2014 | 14:24
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      Baring rebrands multi-asset fund to attract pension savers

      Baring Asset Management has rebranded its multi-asset Portfolio fund as the more flexible Dynamic Capital Growth fund in a bid to make it more attractive to pension savers.

      Professional Adviser | 04 Nov 2014 | 10:39

      Hermes launches multi-asset inflation fund

      Hermes Investment Management is launching its first product for the recently launched multi-asset team headed by Tommaso Mancuso.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Nov 2014 | 13:46

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

      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...

      Professional Adviser | 30 Oct 2014 | 16:06

      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

      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
      Storm warning

      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


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