Craig Inches Royal London Asset Management
Fund closures have risen and new launches have slowed, suggesting supply is meeting the high demand Last year was a phenomenal one for ETFs. Global ETF assets hit a new high of $4.7trn at the end of December, up from $3.5trn a year earlier. Its 35 per cent annual increase in assets was the biggest […]
AJ Bell has launched an active version of its managed portfolio service. The six-strong fund range, which will only be available through the platform, will mirror the existing passive funds but invest actively through a set of 15 underlying funds for each portfolio. The range will charge 0.15 per cent plus VAT, in line with the […]
Intrinsic founder and former chief executive Richard Freeman will retire from the business in June 2018. Freeman signaled in 2015 that he would leave the advice network at some point in early 2017. Intrinsic former managing director Andy Thompson replaced him as chief executive in December 2015, with Freeman remaining at the firm as an executive […]
Franklin Templeton has launched an Absolute Return bond fund for UK investors. The new launch will aim to deliver an overall return of 2 to 3 per cent above the 90-day Libor rate over a full market cycle of three to five years after fees. It will aim to maximise risk-adjusted returns and deliver a […]
Jelf Employee Benefits explores the draft Income Tax (Recommended Medical Treatment) Regulations 2014 and why intervention is such an important aspect of absence management.
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