Booming multi-asset funds not a ‘one stop solution’: BMO
Investors need to stop viewing ‘Rubik’s Cube’ multi-asset funds as a one stop solution to deal with all their needs, BMO’s Gary Potter has said.
Analysis: Why professional investors buy multi-asset funds
Multi-asset, or asset allocation funds, have been an investor favourite for years. But why would a professional investor invest in these one-stop shop funds?
Analysis 31 Jul 17
Global asset allocation strategies are ‘no silver bullet’
While it’s no secret that passive, low-cost products are relentlessly increasing their market share, investors’ hunt for yield has also buoyed sentiment towards flexible and unconstrained mandates, according to Morningstar.
Still life in alternatives despite bubble fears, says Kames
Alternative investments from aircraft leasing to renewable energy are still an attractive option for multi-asset funds, despite fears the asset class is approaching bubble territory, says Kames Capital’s senior multi-asset investment specialist, Nick Edwardson.
Schroders launches fund to defy short-term market moves
Schroders has launched a multi-asset fund for Johanna Kyrklund designed to weather potential storms in equity and bond markets.