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Fund manager Peter Spiller has run defensive Capital Gearing Trust for 35 years, making him the original 'multi-asset' global investor.
Hostile response spooks Kraft backers Warren Buffett and Jorge Paulo Lemman into pulling support for bid, sending Unilever shares lower.
Trump administration plans for radical ‘border adjustment tax’ (BAT) would be massive policy error for the US, fund managers warn.
The £26 billion Standard Life Investments’ (SLI) Global Absolute Return Strategies (Gars) fund has avoided a key ratings downgrade but questions remain over its size.
Woodford Patient Capital Trust has traded below its 2015 launch price for over a year. How patient should shareholders be?
Henderson Opportunities Trust manager believes trust's shares will re-rate as investors hear how he is navigating post-Brexit market.
Global investors far more confident about economic prospects than a year ago though three quarters say US stocks too dear.
Elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany could upset markets but not rock Europe's longer-term economic recovery, say fund managers.
HL Select UK Income fund will pay monthly dividend as it seeks to attract investors hungry for a regular return on their savings.
Donald Trump could pressure International Monetary Fund to pull plug on Greece pitching the eurozone into a new crisis.
Manager of P2P Global Investments blames maturing loan book for its poor performance last year. Will investors give it another chance?
AXA Framlington's Nigel Thomas, Booker Group's second biggest investor, doesn't understand logic of wholesaler’s £3.7 billion sale.
Financial Conduct Authority proposes ways to prevent a repeat of property fund suspensions that hit investors after the Brexit vote.
Ruffer Investment Company has further reduced equity exposure of its defensive global portfolio in response to the uncertainties facing markets.
Investors are being over-compensated for backing UK corporate bonds overshadowed by Brexit talks, says TwentyFour Asset Management.
Star smaller company manager reunites with HgCapital founder Ian Armitage and wins backing of Chris Mills at Harwood Capital.
Matthew Read picks out three investment trusts which could offer some protection, or even benefit, should markets fall.
Miton UK Multi Cap Income run by Gervais Williams and Martin Turner crowned best equity income fund in study by Sanlam Private Wealth.
The soon-to-launch Guinness Global Oil & Gas Exploration trust will tap into acquisition activity in the junior exploration market.
Syncona, the former Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust, falls to a discount as investors adjust to decision to fight disease more directly.
Two new real estate investment trusts hope to attract income investors with inflation-linked revenues from care homes and property.
Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies is already seeing its Asia portfolio affected by Donald Trump's travel ban and plan for Mexican wall.
Former Citywire AAA-rated manager Steve Davies relinquishes Jupiter Growth & Income fund to concentrate on his UK Growth responsibilities.
Bond yields have jumped and their prices fallen. The pace at which these traditionally defensive assets continue to do so depends on Donald Trump, China and Europe.
Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett tops the list of fund managers counting the cost of BT's shock revelations about its Italian business.
(Update) BT weighs on FTSE 100 as investors worry about its dividend after £530 million accounting scandal exposed.
Citywire AAA-rated Terry Smith says glacial pace of US interest rate rises does not justify switch from so-called 'bond proxy' stocks.
Schroders fund manager urges Berkeley Group to bid for rival troubled Bovis Homes but reports say it is not keen on £5 billion tie-up.
Renewed enthusiasm for emerging markets could see Jupiter Fund Management launch an income investment trust under Ross Teverson.
Now that Theresa May has outlined plans for a 'hard Brexit', what does 2017 hold for UK commercial property?
US index-tracking giant Vanguard trims annual charge on its LifeStrategy funds to 0.22% as it prepares to expand in the UK.
Trade protectionism cited as the biggest concern amongst global fund managers surveyed this month.
Latest in string of profit warnings for publisher sends shares diving, delivering another blow to star fund manager Nick Train.
GAM technology fund manager Mark Hawtin believes sector’s big names better equipped to cope with new administration than some realise.
Terry Smith's investment firm enjoyed a bumper financial year and has strengthened its ties to Mauritius.
Leading fund manager admits 2016 tested his resolve with his fund up just 3% as oil stocks soared in a market he says ignored valuations.
Lindsell Train, Witan, Woodford Patient Capital and BlackRock Income Strategies loom large in Numis' annual investment trust review.
Alasdair McKinnon of Scottish Investment Trust explains why he buys shares like Marks & Spencer when they are out of favour.
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