An interest rate rise from the Bank of England is being described as a “near certainty” as inflation breaks 3 per cent. Sanlam UK investment analyst Matthew Brittain says they expect inflation to fall back towards 2 per cent in the coming months, attributing the rise to businesses passing on higher import costs. But that […]
A £3.8m minnow is among the top performing funds for September in what is being described as a “difficult month” for most fund sectors. Cape Wrath Focus, which launched just over a year ago, returned 5.8 per cent over the month. A number of energy funds feature in the analysis of the top-10 performers, although […]
Three advisers share their experiences of extending their offerings alongside their day jobs
Moneyfarm has announced that it will introduce charges where there previously were none for portfolios below £10,000 or above £1m as it ups its pricing in line with other robo-advisers. Fees across all portfolios will either rise or remain the same, with £20,000 to £100,000 and £500,000 to £1m the only invested amounts that will […]
By Kacper Brzezniak Every year, starting around November, investment banks (and fund managers) begin to drip out their outlooks for currencies, rates, economies, you name it, for the following year. The consensus has been largely wrong for the past four or five years; those multiple rate hikes never came, the bond market is still alive […]
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