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Does sustainable investing bring weaker returns?

People are increasingly aware of responsible investing but questions remain over the returns As we move from the industrial age to the information age, society’s attitude towards protecting the planet has changed considerably. The results of the damage being done to the environment, in the form of more frequent and more intense natural disasters, are […]

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Old Mutual global equities head: ‘We are looking for quality, not cheap stocks’

Old Mutual global equities head Ian Heslop has cautioned against managers pinning their hopes to interest rate predictions, as he suggests that the value investing style could still play second fiddle to growth for some time to come. In an interview with the Telegraph, Heslop says that investors trying to forecast metrics like interest rates, […]

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Jupiter warns over continued volatility threat

Jupiter Asset Management is concerned markets could see further volatility in the latter part of 2018, while the strength of the dollar could also threaten global growth. Speaking at Jupiter Asset Management’s annual investment dinner last night, fund manager Ariel Bezalal said: “Our concern is that what we had in February with the shocking rise in […]

Rplan: Only 35 EM funds saw positive returns

Just 1.3 per cent of emerging market equity funds have delivered positive returns over the past year, according to online investment platform Rplan.co.uk. The disparity of returns from the 2,654 funds in the sector shows a gain of 39 per cent at one end against a loss of 49 per cent at the other over […]