The latest fund launches, manager moves and research into investment companies
Old Mutual: How to prepare your portfolio for the bond market volatility that is likely to strike when UK interest rates rise
30 Jul 2015
Christine Johnson, head of fixed interest at Old Mutual Global Investors has outlined for What Investment the strategies that investors should deploy when a rise in UK interest rates begins to impact on the bond market.
30 Jul 2015
The current behaviour of investors and companies suggests that ‘euphoria’ has gripped the market at present, and in such a climate the prudent course is to take profits where one can, and stick to cash and gold according to the star fund manager Sebastian Lyon.
29 Jul 2015
John Ventre, head of multi-manager at Old Mutual Global Investors, has outlined for What Investment the two commercial property funds he believes are best placed to navigate the current market conditions.
Decision by BlackRock to cut fees on its tracker funds 'tremendous news' for investors, but price war likely to continue
29 Jul 2015
The decision, announced yesterday, of BlackRock cut by half the fees it charges investors on its tracker funds is ‘tremendous news’ for investors, according to Adam Laird, head of passive investments at Hargreaves Lansdown.
27 Jul 2015
Whilst investing in commodities amidst the current market carnage being experienced in that sector is likely to be a brave move, there are funds that have a proven record of strong performance, according to Tom Stevenson, director of personal investing at Fidelity.
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24 Jul 2015
The greatest challenge facing income investors in the UK at the present time is that many of the largest traditional income stocks do not appear to represent great value, and to meet that challenge investors smay choose to consider buying funds that are smaller in size and so may elect to swerve the CF Woodford Equity Income fund, according to Mark Shields, fund manager of the Brooks Macdonald Multi-Asst fund range.
The one UK income share that has had its dividend potential 'transformed' in the past month, by manager of £2 billion fund
23 Jul 2015
The past month has been brutal for many parts of the FTSE, with stocks displaying both defensive and cyclical qualities suffering in equal measure as turmoil has gripped the market, but one stock has had its prospects completely revolutionized, according to Francis Brooke, manager of the £2 billion Troy Income fund which returned 9.95 per cent in 2014, compared to 3.1 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector.
21 Jul 2015
Charles Luke, manager of the £586 million Murray Income investment trust, part of Aberdeen Asset Management, has revealed the three stocks he has been buying for income recently.
Revealed: The three best funds for investors to buy for the rest of 2015, by high performing money manager
20 Jul 2015
Investors looking to navigate the presently precarious investment horizon should focus on a clutch of factors, and funds, for the coming year, according to Lucy Walker, fund of funds manager at Sarasin.
20 Jul 2015
Veteran UK Smaller Company investor Harry Nimmo, who manages the £1.16 billion Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, has revealed the UK small cap stocks he has been buying over the past month.
17 Jul 2015
Thomas Moore, manager of the Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund which has returned 83 per cent over the past three years compared to 49 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has revealed the UK stocks he has been buying for income.
16 Jul 2015
Brian Dennehy, managing director at Fubndexpert.co.uk, has revealed the bond funds he believes are best placed to profit from any volatility in the markets right now.
16 Jul 2015
Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose CF Woodford Equity Income fund is the absolute top performer out of 82 funds in the IA UK Equity Income sector over the past year, has disclosed that he has made two new investments for his £6.14 billion fund.
15 Jul 2015
Mike Prentis, manager of the BlackRock Smaller Companies investment trust, has revealed the one new UK small cap stock he has been buying over the past month.
Neil Woodford: Why George Osborne's 2015 budget left me so 'frustrated and disappointed' that I have written to him in protest
14 Jul 2015
Star UK fund manager Neil Woodford, whose £6.14 billion Woodford Equity Income fund is the absolute top performer out of 84 funds in its sector over the past year, has said that last week’s budget from George Osborne has left him reeling.
7 Jul 2015
Harry Nimmo, the veteran manager of the Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, which has returned 274 per cent over the past decade, compared to 153 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Smaller Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the AIM stocks he has been buying of late.