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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.

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Profile: why Chris Wyllie joined Connor Broadley

Professional footballers are not renowned for their financial acumen, but former Millwall player James Connor is an exception to the rule

Profile: Sarasin's quant boss on how smart beta is shaping private client strategy

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Sarasin's head of quant on how private client strategies are having to evolve in an era of smart beta