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Tidjane Thiam: I was wrong about the ‘magician’ Woolnough

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:35

The Prudential chief made a guest appearance at M&G's annual investment conference in France and admitted he underestimated just how popular this asset management arm would be on the continent.

Kames' $50bn bond boss: my yield curve taper trades

by David Campbell on Apr 10, 2014 at 13:52

Kames head of fixed income David Roberts has upped conviction in the core trade he believes will benefit as the US Federal Reserve tightens rates

Ravenscroft acts to clarify fund of fund’s bond exposure

by Robert St George on Apr 09, 2014 at 12:23

Ravenscroft Stockbroking & Investment Management is seeking investors’ permission to amend its Huntress Global Growth fund of funds to clarify its bond exposure.

Ruffer dismisses Japan naysayers

by Robert St George on Apr 09, 2014 at 12:00

Steve Russell and Hamish Baillie, managers of the £317 million Ruffer investment trust, have argued that the case for Japanese equities has not been dented by the country’s consumption tax hike this month.

Tim Bond: stranded China assets could be a hazard

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:48

Odey's asset allocation guru also believes US interest rates could go up sooner than expected and that European economic growth could beat forecasts.

Trust Insider: why do trust accounts say so much while saying little?

by James Carthew on Apr 08, 2014 at 00:01

Increased verbiage is not much help for investors

Lazard rebrands A-rated manager’s UK income fund

by Robert St George on Apr 07, 2014 at 12:32

Lazard Asset Management has changed the name of its UK Equity Income fund to the Multi-Cap UK Income fund.

Richard Woolnough's £17.5m deal outstrips Pru chief's

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 03, 2014 at 14:54

The M&G bond fund manager was the mystery recipient of a £17.5 million pay reward, according to Sky News.

Absolute return: an insight into the top investors' minds

by Robert St George on Apr 03, 2014 at 11:43

Data from Citywire Discovery suggest that investors in the Mixed Assets - Absolute Return sector prefer known entities to top performers.

Have buy lists killed trust discount plays?

by Robert St George on Apr 02, 2014 at 13:07

Buy lists risk preventing wealth managers from acting opportunistically on trust discounts.

Barclays: our six key asset allocation calls for Q2

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 02, 2014 at 13:03

As the dust settles on the first quarter, Barclays reveals the areas it believes will offer the best rewards in the next six months.

First State cuts five funds’ AMCs

by Robert St George on Apr 01, 2014 at 13:47

First State Investments has reduced the fees on five of its funds from 0.85% to 0.75%.

Trust Insider: how Scot Mortgage quietly became the UK's biggest trust

by James Carthew on Apr 01, 2014 at 00:01

Scottish Mortgage got to its elevated position the old fashioned way: very good performance

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