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Neptune's Martin avoids momentum strategy to dodge UK equity pitfalls
The Neptune UK Mid Cap fund has done well year to date, while a lot of its peers have lost money.
UK equity income soars ahead as the Woodford effect boosts sales
The asset class saw more than £1 billion in net retail sales last month, more than double the next best seller.
David Coombs warns on yield-grab correction in 'really tough' markets
Rathbone's David Coombs is nervous around high-yield paying asset classes as he describes the tough conditions facing asset allocators.
Hermes names fixed income head in newly created role
Zoë Shaw was managing director of Promethion Limited, a speicalist advisory firm.
Swip sales trio exit following Aberdeen takeover
Head of multi-manager distribution Bernard Henshall has left along with two sales directors.
Oriel’s Barton doubles cash as he struggles to find opportunities
The UK manager has cut a number of its largest positions as he felt they had got too expensive.
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead
Nineteen months on from the merger of Quilter Cheviot chief executive Martin Baines says the deal is now paying dividends.
Courtiers: gold is no more than a legalised Ponzi scheme
CIO Gary Reynolds said he does not regret shorting the metal, even though it has harmed performance in 2014.
Threadneedle to close Worldwide Select fund
The fund was launched in 2007 but has failed to grow to a stage where it is economically viable.
Henderson begins Paif conversion of £2.1 billion Property fund
The group has converted the unit trust into an Oeic with the longer-term aim of moving it into a tax- friendly Paif structure.
Why Speirs & Jeffrey was forced to sell to Rathbones
In a letter to clients, Speirs and Jeffrey chief Russell Crichton outlined why Scotland's biggest wealth manager had to give up 112 years of independence.
Richard Colwell: fund management is a funny old game
As another World Cup kicks off, Columbia Threadneedle's head of UK equities describes how the investment and football worlds collide.
Wealth boom: where DFMs must improve by 2021
The wealth industry is expected to grow to over £1.4 trillion by 2021, but can company systems cope with this boom?