Funds in the Investment Association's Targeted Absolute Return (TAR) sector failed to "keep their promise" once more in 2020 following markedly "varied" and "poor" returns throughout the course of the year, according to some investment professionals, who warned the market area will likely suffer prolonged outflows over the medium-to-long term.
Others, however, have suggested that the market area has performed "broadly in line with other IA sectors" over the past 12 months, and that there is "still a case to be made" for holding some of these...
Jumpstarting funding for clean energy infrastructure
Green bonds are one of the more visible sides of the increasing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts on investing. The events of 2020 appear to have only accelerated this trend.
'We have seen a sea-change in attitude'
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Pension boost from lockdown pain
Rishi Sunak has plans to freeze the lifetime allowance for the rest of the current parliament in a "stealth tax" on the wealthy, according to The Times.
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