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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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Play Gervais Williams: the real reason to worry about Quindell

Gervais Williams: the real reason to worry about Quindell

Citywire AA-rated manager Gervais Williams has argued that sentiment is the true danger to Quindell.

Play AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

Henderson International Income trust manager Ben Lofthouse shares his thoughts on recent developments in the tobacco sector in this video.

Profiles
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead

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.

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

The wealth management industry is undergoing a profound period of change: whether it wants to admit it or not.