Five worst performing funds in April
Mark Carney cast doubt on a May rate rise, UK GDP grew at its most sluggish pace in over five years, US treasuries hit 3% and Russia faced US sanctions. So which funds had the toughest time navigating April? Our sister publication Portfolio Adviser examines performance figures from FE.
Are regional emerging market funds making a comeback?
Emerging market equities is one of the few asset classes where investors are still seeing value, but as the asset class makes a comeback investors have different takes on whether to allocate to regional funds or leave geographical allocation to portfolio managers.
Neptune’s Geffen reveals his ‘worst investment ever’
Neptune chief executive Robin Geffen is incredibly concerned by the current glut of “complicated” funds that lack portfolio transparency, saying they remind him of the “worst investment” he ever made.