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Schroders hard-closes Cat Bond & shuts US equity fund

by Robert St George on Jul 03, 2014 at 10:48

Schroders has acted to staunch flows into its catastrophe-bond fund less than a year after its launch.

Colin McLean: overconfidence could be markets’ biggest hurdle

by Colin McLean on Jul 02, 2014 at 11:00

What should investors make now of the mixed signals that question the strength of global equity markets

Barclays wealth Europe CIO Kevin Gardiner joins Rothschild

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 01, 2014 at 14:10

Gardiner will take up the post of global investment strategist at Rothschild.     

Property fund inflows hit 2009 peak

by David Campbell on Jul 01, 2014 at 10:52

Investors continued to pour money into equity funds at a rapid pace in May despite peaky looking valuations

Invesco Perpetual takes liquidity to 17% on bond fears says Read

by David Campbell on Jun 11, 2014 at 11:50

‘We are not out here to beat a drum and say that this is a market that you have to be buying.’

Private client community divided by public disclosure plans

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jun 11, 2014 at 07:00

Questions are being asked about the government's plans to reveal the personal information of trust beneficiaries.

FTSE in a rut; BT falls as Sky launches new football channel

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 10, 2014 at 13:51

The FTSE 100 sheds yesterday's gains as BSkyB rattles BT Group with plans for a European football channel.

Neil Veitch: managers have been burned by consensus plays

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:59

An aggressive sell off in 'over owned' midcap stocks came as a surprise to many UK all cap managers says SVM's Citywire + rated manager.

Michael Hart: an obituary for the 1980s fund manager poster boy

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:47

At the height of his fame Hart, who managed the F&C investment trust for 28 years, had around 500 investors flocking to his AGM and lunched with the likes of Warren Buffett.

Ruffer: forget new normal, this is old peculiar

by David Campbell on Jun 10, 2014 at 07:20

The company used the term to justify its 35% allocation to index-linked bonds in the Ruffer Investment Company

Performance review: why Vestra’s Lakshmanan has slashed equity exposure

by Elsa Buchanan on Jun 09, 2014 at 14:24

Vestra Wealth head of investment solutions Meena Lakshmanan has slashed her equity exposure by 10%, rotating most of this into cash as she looks to lock in profits.

A la Modi: the India managers to back in a boom

by Robert St George on Jun 09, 2014 at 13:58

Citywire Discovery reveals the best Indian equity managers for the good times - and the bad

Swip global equity team exits as portfolios transfer to Aberdeen

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jun 09, 2014 at 10:42

£2.9 billion in assets have transferred to Aberdeen's equity team following its takeover of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. 

Alastair Mundy: it would be wrong not to invest in Tesco now

by Robert St George on Jun 05, 2014 at 14:14

Contrarian investor Alastair Mundy has explained why he is backing Tesco despite a wider market flight from the beleaguered supermarket.

Who has resisted the great equity income reversal?

by Robert St George on Jun 05, 2014 at 12:24

This week, Citywire Discovery reveals which global equity income managers have fared best through boom and bust.

Hermes launches multi strategy credit fund for A-rated Lundie

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jun 05, 2014 at 11:36

The firm said the fund would target an annualised return of 7% by combining high conviction long-only investments with a range of defensive market neutral trades.

The reinvention of Terry Smith

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 04, 2014 at 13:44

Smith's decision to stand down as chief executive of Tullett Prebon to focus on FundSmith shows his commitment to asset management.

Neuberger Berman nabs AXA man for European HY bond launch

by Robert St George on Jun 04, 2014 at 11:25

Ian Bates has quit AXA Investment Managers to join Neuberger Berman, which is to launch a European high-yield bond fund for him.

Artemis boosts star SmartGarp team with ex-Fidelity man

by Robert St George on Jun 03, 2014 at 09:49

Artemis Investment Management has recruited Raheel Altaf onto its quant-based team.

Skagen unveils global corporate bond fund

by Robert St George on Jun 02, 2014 at 09:54

Skagen has launched a global corporate bond fund that will be managed according to the group’s value style.

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