Aim must be preservation of capital
Worst performance since Lehmans
It is more important to produce an absolute return than beat a benchmark
Fixed income and trackers in vogue
Offer alternative to bonds
Fundhouse's concerns about SLI giant
Mark Barnett and Richard Woolnough funds proving both popular and unpopular with advisers and investors
How absolute return funds fared during turbulent August
Standard Life Investments' Global Absolute Return Strategies fund has suffered its first quarterly loss since mid-2013 in the three months to 30 June after it was caught up in the market volatility seen in the second quarter.
Winners of the Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2015
Morningstar has launched a range of four real return portfolios as it further expands its discretionary management service.
Sector report: Absolute Return – The case-by-case sector
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.
How to use derivatives in portfolios
As a less daunting new breed of fund-of-funds comes to the fore, Charles Stanley’s Kris Barclay examines the pros and cons of their underlying strategies.
Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) was the big winner at the 19th annual Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards, in a glittering ceremony held last night at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Professional Adviser sister title Investment Week is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 19th Fund Manager of the Year Awards.
SLI's Clark: ‘If people want to emulate what we did with GARS, they are welcome to try’
Ex-Jupiter manager Philip Gibbs has criticised his former employer in a public outburst at the company's annual general meeting, according to reports.
The IMA has launched an online review tool for the Targeted Absolute Return sector designed to help advisers and consumers find and compare funds.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is preparing to enforce new absolute return disclosure requirements but has opted not to implement the more stringent proposals some had recommended.
Absolute return providers have been forced to respond to capacity questions by changing fund remits or even soft-closing vehicles as flows into the sector leap this year.
The Investment Management Association (IMA) has begun publicly revealing Targeted Absolute Return funds' rolling 12-month performance as part of a tightening of requirements, following widespread criticism of the sector.