How to pick a multi-asset income fund


Charlotte Richards discovers how to pick a winner in the increasingly crowded multi-asset income space.

With interest rates set to remain at historic lows and GDP growth expected to stay subdued for the foreseeable future, the environment for income seekers will be a challenging one for months to come. With many forecasting the end of a 30-year bull run in bonds, combined with caution around volatile equity markets, traditional sources of income are under increased scrutiny. As such, advisers have been tasked with finding new ways to satisfy their clients’ income requirements. In answer to this clear demand, the rise of multi-asset income fund launches has been an obvious trend this ye...

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