Absolute return funds have been cast into the spotlight again with recent news that sentiment for the asset class has taken a turn and some funds have experienced a surge in outflows, writes Rory Campbell-Lamerton.
There are two points to make here - first, that this so-called ‘surge' appears to be limited to a few larger funds and, second, any asset class that has enjoyed a good run of popularity - topping net inflow...
Absolute return funds don’t fit that bill
Targeted Absolute Return sector reviewed
Decent register would help
American-style capital protection barriers largely to blame
Professionals from across personal finance sectors have deemed the potential Royal London and LV= merger to be a “powerful opportunity,” but one that is “bound to be complicated”.
To offer multiple products
Merger talks between mutuals, savings are dead and locked down finances - here's our weekly heads-up on the financial stories that may have caught your clients' attention over the weekend...