Is fund selectors’ research up to scratch?

Fund selectors are set to face tougher scrutiny as calls grow for greater transparency on how they do research, experts have said. Greater focus has been put on fund researchers over the way they can influence investors’ decisions as some have lobbied the FCA to bring fund ratings agencies under the regulator’s watch. Speaking at […]

Mark Dampier: Tough calls ahead on UK equities

Regular readers of this column will know I have been optimistic in my outlook for stock markets for some time, particularly in the UK. However, the Investment Association UK All Companies sector saw outflows last year, and pessimism is rife. Indeed, I heard an IFA declare the UK as un-investable just a few months ago. […]