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FE launches risk-targeted model portfolios

Data provider and research company FE has launched a range of model portfolios constructed from its FE Select 100 list of top scoring funds.

According to FE, the 15 Select Portfolios have been designed to meet five levels of risk appetite across three investor time horizons: short, medium and long term.

The FE Select 100 list uses four quantitative ratings to analyse funds from all angles, including its FE Crown fund ratings; Alpha Manager ratings; and the FE AFI panel of IFAs.

Both the FE Select 100 and FE Select Portfolios are revised every six months in March and September.

Head of FE Research Rob Gleeson says: “Unlike discretionary fund management solutions, the FE Select Portfolios keep IFAs in the driving seat.

“FE Research offers asset allocation and fund selection guidelines, while IFAs control the implementation, allowing them to tweak the models or fund choices to suit individual clients.”

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  1. You cannot, no matter what you do, no matter how you construct the so called risk targeted portfolios second guess the markets. Events like a double dip recession or bombs in Bahgdad, will impact globally, regardless.

    And the sad thing is that the markets are run by people who have no long term view, their buying and selling tactics to generate immediate profit is what puts the volatility into the system, thereby increasing the risk.

    Risk is a natural fact of life, cross the street and you take a risk, drink water from the tap and you take a risk that the water company hasn’t put too many harmful chemicals in it to “purify” the water.

    And no one gets out of life alive.

    It looks like I am having a bad start to the day.

    Where have all the clever people gone, those great minds who inspired our nation in the past, who moved us forward as an industry and as a nation to achieve greatness.

    GB used to be great, now we are mediocre and frightened of standing up for what we believe in.

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