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.
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.
Franklin Templeton shuts three funds; teases upcoming products
Franklin Templeton has announced it will be shutting three of its Oeic products, while hinting it has other investment offerings in the pipeline.
Robeco launches global credits short maturity strategy
Robeco has launched a short duration version of their Global Credits strategy, which focuses on developed investment grade corporate bonds with a maximum of six years maturity.
Blackrock: Rate rise will not cause negative bond returns
An upward trend in interest rates does not automatically equate to negative bond returns, despite the commonly-held market belief that it does, Blackrock has argued.
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FCA orders £66m refund for collapsed Connaught investors
The UK financial watchdog has publicly censured Capita Financial Managers (CFM) and ordered it to pay up to £66m ($86.6m, €74.6m) to investors who suffered losses from investing in the firm’s now-liquidated Connaught Income Fund, Series 1.
Old Mutual Global Investors on precious metal and Coco investing
Gerard Clancy, head of sales, south-east Asia at Old Mutual Global Investors, talks to International Adviser about making gold and silver a core investment strategy.