President Trump’s trade tariffs have got the world’s attention but are there more games to come? The predominant consideration for most investors is the current economic climate and its longer-term prospects. Because those things change relatively slowly, however, they tend to be in the background. That said, they sometimes move squarely into investors’ headlights and […]
Allianz Global Investors has launched a performance fee structure on five of its UK funds in response to the competition with passive providers and an increasing transparency clampdown. The ‘outperformance fee’ share class will charge a fixed fee of 20 basis points and a performance fee of 20 per cent that will apply only if the […]
Legal and General Investment Management will use its shareholder power to target firms with poor records on gender balance. LGIM has already begun voting against all-male boards in the US, but will now take on the chairs of Ftse 350 companies in their 2018 annual general meetings if less than a quarter of their board […]
Changes that come into force from September are further reminders that tax cannot be ignored by merely placing assets overseas I have written extensively in this publication over the past few years about the Treasury’s and HM Revenue & Customs’ attitude to tax avoidance. A powerful combination of success in tribunal and court cases, targeted anti-avoidance […]
Dr. Andrew Lo, Founder and Chief Investment Strategist at AlphaSimplex, discusses how the firm adapts to changing market conditions, focusing on their drawdown strategy.
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