equities

Apr 15, 2016

BatteryAfter two years of dire performance, fund managers are feeling better about the US high yield bond sector, but only when energy firms are stripped out. David Stevenson reports.

Apr 15, 2016

Kid coinsDC plan design has evolved to incentivise younger people to get into the savings habit and remain invested, even through difficult market conditions. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at innovations in the UK.

Apr 15, 2016

Amundi is a pioneering force in the smart beta market. The firm’s specialist analysis of market dynamics has resulted in the development of a range of solutions that can deliver superior risk/return profiles than those offered by traditional cap-weighted solutions. 

Apr 15, 2016

Amundi is a pioneering force in the smart beta market. The firm’s specialist analysis of market dynamics has resulted in the development of a range of solutions that can deliver superior risk/return profiles than those offered by traditional cap-weighted solutions. 

Apr 15, 2016

CrowdSome of the original architects of smart beta are anxious about the market becoming overcrowded. Should investors be too? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Apr 15, 2016

DrawingWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Apr 15, 2016

Dermot Murphy

Jupiter, a London-based asset manager, has appointed Dermot Murphy (pictured) as assistant fund manager to Ben Whitmore, who manages the firm’s UK value-orientated strategies.

Apr 15, 2016

Editorial Synopsis May 2016

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Fund platforms
Financial advisers have been under pressure to examine how they select fund platforms – but what about how the platforms themselves select funds? Are investors offered a wide palette of funds of varying quality, or do platforms...

Apr 13, 2016

Job cutsJapanese brokerage firm Nomura is planning to cut hundreds of jobs across London and Europe, and blames the state of global markets.

Apr 11, 2016

Aquisition1Italian asset manager Azimut is to acquire Australian equities boutique Sigma Funds Management.

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