George Osborne to join BlackRock
The former chancellor will join the BlackRock Investment Institute, the asset manager’s in-house investment think tank, as a senior adviser.
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How Whitehead is turning round the Securities Trust
Mark Whitehead talks about how removing the Securities Trust of Scotland's benchmark helped him start to turn the fund around.
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Saturday Papers: Trump unveils a new era
And a surging dollar under the new US president poses biggest threat to global economy, BlackRock boss warns.
Kames' Ennett: Trump good for US high yield, but beware Europe
Kames Capital’s head of high yield David Ennett believes the changing political landscape will be a positive for the US, but negative for Europe in 2017.
Emerging market allocation strategies in need of intellectual leap
Conventional wisdom says emerging markets are riskier than developed markets. In my view, nothing could be further from the truth. So why don’t investors have more of their portfolios there?
A VIEW FROM THE DESK
Correlation collapse: Ripe for stock picking
Stock correlations are now at their lowest level since the GFC in 2008, prompting a seismic change in the investor landscape and a more favourable, less constrained market backdrop for stock pickers.
Profile: 'a lot of the hard work is done' says Charles Stanley
We’ve turned a corner, and there is positive momentum behind Charles Stanley says Charles Stanley's private client head