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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.
Shrimp wars: the Indian commodity that could get caught in the net
As the world’s two largest economies exchange tit for tat, putting tariffs on key goods, the impact of president Donald Trump’s policies are being felt at the periphery by a commodity not that widely discussed.
Predicting the future: a problem in asset management
It's crucial that firms have a grasp on where things are heading so they can remain competitive, says Neill Vanlint of GoldenSource Corporation.
Surprise at Mifid II ‘bill shock’ warning
If you were confused about the statement from Electronic Research Interchange (Eric) warning fund firms could be facing unexpected research costs, you are not alone.