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Wealth manager and platform Hargreaves Lansdown has raised £94m for the latest addition to its multi-manager range, an Asia and emerging markets fund.
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JP Morgan's multi-management team has moved money out of equities as it turns from bullish to neutral on risk assets for the first time.
Ian Aylward has cut Aviva Investors' multi-manager exposure to US equities to an underweight position for the first time since 2011, fearing the stocks are deeply over valued.
Advisers are not asking the right questions when doing due diligence on discretionary fund managers (DFM), one such firm has said, in response to criticism it is "impossible" to compare their costs and services.
Assets in Hargreaves Lansdown's multi-manager range have moved closer to the £5bn mark after the company raised £162m for its HL Multi-Manager UK Growth fund, which launched on 23 January.
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Miton Group lost a third of its assets under management over the course of last year, as a result of selling off part of its business and continued outflows.
Advisers are being exposed to accusations of negligent advice by the regulator because comparing charges for the most common outsourced investment options - multi-manager (MM) and discretionary fund managers (DFMs) - is "impossible", according to a damning...
Marcus Brookes, head of multi-manager at Schroders, has become more bullish on US stocks, as he expects falling oil prices to boost the jobs market still further.
...the investment calls on the cards for Q1
..the UK. With an election looming and a weaker sterling, how attractive are home grown investments?
...bonds. With yields nearing negative territory, are bonds 'uninvestable'?
..equities. Are they really attractive, or just the only game in town?
...Europe. What lies ahead as deflation, elections and QE loom large?
Discretionary fund manager (DFM) Copia Capital Management - part of the Novia group - has reported its first annual performance figures since it began trading a year ago, which show it has beat The Investment Association (IA) industry sector average across...
... oil. What is the deep impact of a radically lower oil price?
Do 'closet' trackers unfairly tip the active v passive debate in the latter's favour?
Peter Toogood argues nations' propensity for QE is leaving investors with a tricky decision to make
Schroders' multi-manager Marcus Brookes has underperformed this year across his Multi-Manager Diversity strategies, but says his investment thesis will be proved correct in time.
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