News 11 Dec 17
Advisers split over growth and defensive asset outlook
Financial advisers are divided about their outlook for growth and defensive assets over the next 12 months, research from Royal London Asset Management has found.
News 5 Dec 17
China resumes approval from Hong Kong equity funds
China’s financial regulator has resumed the approval process for funds allocating more than 80% of assets to Hong Kong equities after it encountered some bait-and-switch cases prompting a shut down.
Analysis 29 Nov 17
UK equity income – the most unloved asset class?
According to Morningstar fund flow data the UK equity income sector was the most unloved sector in October, haemorrhaging more money than other out of vogue sectors like property, UK gilts and absolute return. So, why has the asset class become so passé?
News 23 Nov 17
Clients in jeopardy as UK advisers drift towards greater risk
UK investors in balanced portfolios could lose as much as 20% following a significant market correction as financial advisers gravitate towards higher risk profiles within their standard portfolios, according to Natixis Investment Managers’ latest UK Portfolio Barometer.
Analysis 21 Nov 17
The only asset class not offering sub-zero returns
Most asset classes will provide negative real returns from now on, but there is one exception to this rule, according to US asset manager GMO.