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Franklin Templeton Investments launches Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond Fund

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 07:31

Franklin Templeton Investments has launched the Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond Fund, which aims to provide attractive risk-adjusted total returns over a full market cycle by allocating its portfolio across a broad range of global fixed income sectors. ...Read more

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Brooks MacDonald appoints Deputy Chief Executive

Brooks MacDonald appoints Deputy Chief Executive

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 09:10

Brooks Macdonald Group, the AIM listed integrated wealth management group, has appointed Andrew Shepherd (pictured) as its Deputy Chief Executive, with effect from 4 August 2015. »

UCITS V may be modest but it packs a punch

UCITS V may be modest but it packs a punch

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 22:58

A new paper from SuMi TRUST finds that the fifth iteration of the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directive (UCITS V) is a modest measure. »

DC charge cap creates a ‘race to be the most mediocre’ says Aurum

DC charge cap creates a ‘race to be the most mediocre’ says Aurum

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:24

The new DC Charge cap on default funds may eventually drive trustees to source products based on cost rather than the value that a well-sourced selection of investment solutions should deliver for their members. »

Fairstone expands in London with three appointments

Fairstone expands in London with three appointments

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:21

Fairstone Financial Management, part of the Fairstone Group, has appointed Neil Sims, Jacqueline Robinson and Paul Ellis as IFAs in the firm’s London office. »

Prydis completes GBP3.3m fundraise for ‘The Ship’

Prydis completes GBP3.3m fundraise for ‘The Ship’

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:19

Prydis has completed a fundraising for Burrington Estates, enabling the purchase of ‘The Ship’, formerly a Daily Mail Group building, in Plymouth. »

Schroders MAPS makes new appointments

Schroders MAPS makes new appointments

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:10

Schroders has made two further hires within the firm’s Multi-asset Investments and Portfolio Solutions (MAPS), a business which manages GBP75.5 billion (as at 30 June 2015) on behalf of its clients globally. »

FTSE350 pension scheme deficits jump by 17 per cent during July

FTSE350 pension scheme deficits jump by 17 per cent during July

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:09

Mercer’s Pensions Risk Survey data shows that the accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies increased from GBP81 billion at the end of June to GBP95 billion on 31 July 2015.  »

‘EQ bespoke’ investment service open for business

‘EQ bespoke’ investment service open for business

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:01

EQ Investors (EQ) the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers has launched its bespoke investment service for high-net-worth individuals, companies and charities with over GBP750,000 to invest.  »

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Financial advice review welcomed

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 10:41

Responding to the news of a major new review looking at how financial advice could work better for consumers, Thomas Miller Investment has welcomed the initiative.   »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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China: Reform story still intact

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Market focus shifts to the ‘Fed’

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UK growth rebounds in Q2

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Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:57

Schroders Senior European Economist, ...»

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Thu, 16/07/2015 - 17:58

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