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Goldman Sachs launches ‘shale revolution’ fund

by Robert St George on Apr 25, 2014 at 07:00

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is seeking to exploit the boom in US shale energy through a new fund.

Hasenstab on the big yen-dollar arbitrage opportunity

by Chris Sloley on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:49

The manager of the £31 billion Templeton Global Bond fund unveils how he is positioning for rising rates.

GAM unveils ‘tactical’ multi-asset fund

by Robert St George on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:33

GAM has launched a fund that will invest across all asset classes to exploit mis-pricing opportunities.

Labour cuts ties with troubled Co-op Bank

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:39

The Labour party is understood to have plans to move loans worth more than £1 million to the Unity Trust bank.

Independent Scotland would face banking crisis says S&P

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:48

Scottish banks would manage assets worth more than 10 times GDP if the country chose to break with the rest of the UK

Continued appetite for euro equity drives Henderson AUM

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:48

Henderson Group reported net inflows of £3 billion over the first quarter

SJP adds new strategy to Artisan fund

by Robert St George on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:46

St James’s Place has named a new manager with a new strategy to the £3.5 billion mandate run for it by Artisan Partners.

SJP soft-closes Asante and Wood funds

by Robert St George on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:28

St James’s Place has shut its portfolios run by First State’s Jonathan Asante and JO Hambro’s John Wood to new money.

Do fund managers suffer the Moyes effect?

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:24

Following in the footsteps of a great manager can be a tough task, as David Moyes' experience at Manchester United shows.

Performance review: UBS Wealth duo bet on a weaker euro

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 23, 2014 at 14:11

UBS Wealth duo on backing European equities, a key beneficiary of a weaker euro

Schroders streamlines fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:29

Schroders has shut two funds stuck in out-of-favour asset classes.

Martin Currie eyes US growth as losses narrow to £1.6 million

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:50

The asset manager has shrugged off the potential impact of a Scottish referendum as it moves into recovery mode.

BlackRock hires HSBC EM bond research head

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:44

BlackRock is looking to grow its emerging markets business in the US.

L&G fixed income star Dickie Hodges quits

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 22, 2014 at 13:51

Hodges, who ran the flagship Dynamic Bond Trust, had been at L&G since the acquisition of Gartmore in 2007.

Franklin Templeton multi-asset CIO exits after 18 years

by Robert St George on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:39

Brent Smith, chief investment officer in the multi-asset strategies group at Franklin Templeton, has left the firm after 18 years.

Mark Barnett on Labour, energy, tobacco & sub-prime lending

by Robert St George on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00

Invesco Perpetual's AAA-rated Mark Barnett shares his thoughts on a variety of sectors as well as the outlook for the market in general.

David Moyes sacked as Man Utd boss

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 07:47

The Premiership champions have lost patience with their boss after a disastrous 10 months in charge.

MRB: fortune is still rewarding the brave on equity

by Peter Perkins on Apr 18, 2014 at 00:01

Investors need to keep a close eye on China, but avoid overestimating the probability of an adverse outcome

Sarasin renames AgriSar fund and lowers fees

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:46

Sarasin has rebranded its AgriSar fund as the Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund.

How this top US fund is playing the shale boom in 7 stocks

on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:26

Ed Cowart and John Pandtle, managers of the Nordea 1 - North American All Cap fund, reveal the stocks they back to benefit from the US energy revolution.  

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