UK bricks-and-mortar property funds can be highly illiquid but avoiding them does not mean investors cannot still use property as an important source of diversification, writes David Jane
Whenever we are asked for our views on property, in almost all cases the question seems to mean: "What is your view on UK bricks-and-mortar property funds?" In practice, this is an area we do not consider....
ESG has become the latest buzz term in investing as social conscience plays an increasing role in financial decisions. Claire Tyrrell talks to advisers about how to balance clients' social investing expectations while still delivering good outcomes......
Unintended risk concentrations
At times when scandal tears through the industry, David Boyle believes in the importance of regrouping, learning and making sure all bases are covered with sound due diligence practices
Whether we like it or not, writes Kerry Nelson, the travails of Neil Woodford and Woodford Investment Management are important for just about everyone involved in the investment industry – and that includes IFAs.
In times of uncertainty, misinterpreting market data can send investors running for the hills, writes John Husselbee, as he argues consistency of performance is impossible for fund managers but consistency of process is essential.
Don't stop retrieving
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997, just 22 years ago. Here is the comprehensive, rather lengthy list in full.
Mixed industry reaction to new appointment
Britons will head to the polls today for the nation’s third general election in less than five years.
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