Jan 25, 2012

currency banknotes 410UK retail investors have shifted their preferences from equities to cash, according to i-Sight Investor Attitudinal Barometer for the first half of this year.

Jan 23, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeTwo consecutive weeks of positive retail money inflows to equity funds indicate a potential source of support for the shares market, which have seen gains in the UK and Europe recently.

Jan 23, 2012

Wallet_UKUK dividends are set to increase by 11% this year to £75 billion (€89.7 billion) – breaking last year’s record of total dividend payments.

Jan 19, 2012

Wold-communicationGlobal macro-discretionary is the preferred strategy for more than half of 50 active investors who were surveyed about their allocations to Ucits funds that employ alternative investment strategies.

Jan 19, 2012

Rejected stampFidelity is calling for boards to give shareholders more power to veto boardroom bonuses, in a bid to make executive remuneration more transparent and simple.

Jan 18, 2012

Europe_mapThreadneedle Investments has launched an absolute return fund investing in pan-European Equities.

Jan 17, 2012

boardroom_signNewton, a London-based asset manager owned by BNY Mellon Asset Management, has appoint Jeff Munroe, its chief investment officer, as head of global equities.

Jan 16, 2012

graph_up_downHedge fund investors may invest up to $400 billion (€315.4 billion) in 2012, a mixture of money re-allocated from other asset classes, and existing investments switched between portfolios already in the sector.

Jan 16, 2012

Downing-streetGovernment bonds are considered most overvalued relative to fair value on a one-year time horizon, according to a number of UK-based investment professionals.

Dec 19, 2011

multi_asset2Russell Investments is to launch a Ucits IV single manager fund to be run by German boutique managers Mack & Weise Vermögensverwaltung.