Leading Edge – April 2017

There is little doubt 2017 will be a year of political uncertainty. Leading Edge is Royal London Asset Management’s regular review of investment markets. This edition explores some of the impacts that this uncertainty is having on investors, from the pitfalls of prediction within UK equity investing to the dangers of opting for convenience over quality within fixed income.

The issue introduces RLAM’s new global equities team and a core principle of their investment approach – the Life Cycle. It also looks at the implications of artificial intelligence for investors.

Read these articles and more here

The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not constitute investment advice.


Invesco agrees deal to buy ETF firm Source

Invesco has agreed a deal to acquire European exchange-traded funds business Source. The transaction includes $18bn in Source-managed assets under management, plus around $7bn in externally managed AUM.  The del will be funded with available cash and is expected to complete by September, subject to regulatory approval. Invesco, which manages $154.3bn in passive investments, says the deal expands its depth […]


Chase de Vere agrees advice deal with business group

National IFA Chase de Vere has partnered with a South West business organisation to provide advice to its members. Chase de Vere will offer employee benefits advice to members of Inspire, the trading name of the Wessex Chamber of Commerce, and financial planning advice to business owners, senior executives and management teams. Inspire is a […]

Tony Wickenden: Need to know tax strategies on extracting profits

Last week I looked at Government action in relation to the consequences of generating earnings/profits via employment, self-employment (including partnerships and LLPs) and private limited companies. Now I want to focus on the tax changes that will need to be taken into account in determining the optimum strategy for available funds generated through profitable endeavour. Of […]

Rise of the machines

Head of Sustainable Investing at Royal London Asset Management, Mike Fox, looks at the case for including artificial intelligence within a sustainable investment strategy. Read the article in full here The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get […]


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