The case for ‘best-ideas’ funds

By Charles Younes FE Research and Opinions

First published in FT Adviser blog, 23rd May.

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Why low-beta UK equity managers strike gold over time

By Charles Younes FE Research and Opinions

First published in FT Adviser, 25 April 2016.

Let’s shake things up – how about I tell you that the age-old theory that risk rewards the brave is all nonsense?

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Which Targeted Absolute Return funds are capturing advisers’ attention

By Flora Glaister FE Research and Opinions

It has been a tempestuous year for markets. Since last April, when the FTSE broke the psychologically important 7,000 barrier, the slowdown in China, speculation over the pending interest rate rise and August’s pivotal Black Monday sell off, have coalesced to create a challenging environment for fund selectors and portfolio managers looking to protect and grow their client’s investments. It is therefore unsurprising that multi-asset and absolute return funds have seen such a surge in interest.

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What could MiFID II delay mean for fund providers?

By Flora Glaister FE Research and Opinions

The recent decision by the European Commission to delay the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) until January 2018 has been welcomed with open arms.

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The ins and outs of MiFID II

By Robert Botha FE Research and Opinions

FE runs through what all that you need to know on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2014/65/EU) (“MiFID II”).

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The funds advisers liked in October, and those they didn’t…

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

Using the FE’s unique Analytics Market Intel (MI) tool, we take a look at the top 10 funds advisers were buying and selling in October.

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View: Asset managers neglect data at their own peril

By Tahmina Mannan FE Research and Opinions

If knowledge is power, then in our modern technological times, data is surely king. Everywhere we look, we see marketeers and retailers alike harnessing the power of data to understand the consumer.

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