Multi-asset funds continuing popularity rise among advisers

Ongoing concerns from clients around turbulent economics

Hope William-Smith
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A high majority (86%) of advisers would recommend a full active multi-asset fund over a passive alternative, according to Schroders.

The asset manager's UK Financial Adviser Pulse Survey - published last week (8 June) - found advisers are consistently favouring quality active management in multi-asset as economic uncertainty ensues. A fully active multi-asset fund with a "robust and proven" investment process and equivalent chargers came out as the favoured option by most when compared to a passive alternative. Schroders head of UK intermediary Doug Abbott said the findings "point towards the on-going need for advice" as well as "the case for active asset allocation in an unpredictable investment environment". I...

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