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......
Tariff tensions and global slowdown key factors
'Passive suits some markets'
Paying for knowledge is fair
'Unenviable task for advisers'
Available on six platforms
'A -20% return has serious consequences'
Advisers need to target more risk-transparent incomes
The forces at play in investment - most obviously, regulatory change, uncertain markets and shifting demographics - are as strong today as they were when Professional Adviser launched its sister magazine Multi-Asset Review in 2017.
Income & growth portfolio
Fidelity Multi Asset portfolio manager's outlook
Which funds stole the show?
Fidelity International global economist's outlook
Cash balance surges
Tactical opportunities will arise
Multi-asset funds saw £7.9 billion in net retail sales in 2018, sparked by a heightened awareness of risk, following a resurgence in volatility. Scottish Widows examines the appeal of this approach.
Investing in real assets
Through sister firm Avellemy
Changing demographics, regulatory requirements and other external forces may shape how multi-asset investing evolves. Scottish Widows explores what the future might hold for this investment approach.
Following pensions shake-up
Using iShares funds