What were the best funds and sectors in 2017?

China and UK smaller companies are among the funds that have led performance in 2017, while absolute return continues to have a poor run and index linked gilt funds disappointed. Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity was topping performance for the year, returning 47.6 per cent to the period ended yesterday, while Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies Focus […]


Picking apart Hammond’s changes to VCTs

Well there’s no need for VCT investors to be patient any longer. The Government’s Patient Capital Review response, which reviewed VCTs and EIS schemes and looked at the obstacles to getting long-term investment into firms, was published in the Autumn Budget. A collective sigh of relief could be heard when it became clear that the […]

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Responsibility Matters

Read the latest issue Responsibility Matters, our quarterly newsletter update from our responsible investing team. This issue includes a focus on sustainable development goals, the effectiveness of some long-term incentive plans and how green bonds are still the tip of the iceberg. Read the article here Past performance is not a guide to future performance. […]


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