25 % rise in profit across Wealth, Asset Finance and Internation business at Swip
Fidelity has added three funds to its Multi Asset Open range.
Fidelity has added three funds to its recently rebranded Multi Asset Open range.
Net retail sales in mixed asset funds have fallen by more than 50 per cent in 2012, according to figures from the Investment Management Association.
Henderson has appointed Mercer Investment Consulting partner Paul O’Connor as a director of multi-asset.
Swip has confirmed the merger of its multi-manager team with the long-only manager selection team from parent Lloyds Banking Group’s international wealth management business.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners has launched an advisory services partner named FundQuest Advisor.
Range will be available towards the end of the month.
Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts says that now may be time to buy European assets.
The four funds will be branded “Generation” funds and will be multi-manager funds run by John Ventre and his team.
Thames River multi-manager team have cut Japan exposure across the range from overweight to neutral as they become concerned about the economy.
Schroders has boosted its multi-asset and portfolio solutions team with the appointment of two senior analysts.
Investec plans to increase its multi-asset offering.
Henderson Global Investors is to merge two funds and close a third fund.
F&C duo blend art and science for top returns
Emerging market debt and high-yield are looking most attractive for fixed income but overseas equities are looking most attractive
SLI head of fund of funds management tells James Smith that the search for yield is the most pressing issue for the MyFolio fund ranges.
A rapid constriction of Europe’s monetary base means many European equities are looking vulnerable to underperformance.
Monetary easing and the search for yield are combining to inflate all equity prices, regardless of underlying value.
With overseas money likely to maintain demand for fixed income, UK investors need to be careful with their bond exposure
With politicians falling to come up with any coherent plan of action, central banks are the ones being forced to try and stimulate their economies.
China faces several problems in the short-term but equity valuations now offer a compelling case for value stocks in the long-term.
Ongoing market uncertainty mean big asset allocation decisions are high risk and make understanding individual stocks and manager styles more important.