LONDON, 10 DECEMBER 2018: The FE Invest Approved List has been expanded with the addition of 12 thematic funds covering seven sectors; financials, energy, commodities, consumer, technology, infrastructure and healthcare.
LONDON, 22 NOVEMBER 2018: A US fund ꟷ Brown Advisory US Sustainable Growth ꟷ has been added to the FE Invest Responsibly Managed Approved List for the first time at the latest rebalance. In total, seven funds have been added and two removed.
FE data reveals the 45 Investment Association (IA) funds that, over both one and three years, have given investors a fright by being the most volatile, with the added shock of delivering the worst performance figures.
LONDON, 29 OCTOBER 2018: There has been a high turnover (21.5%) of funds in the latest FE Invest Approved List rebalance, with sterling bond funds seeing the biggest churn. The changes are intended to help investors protect capital from unpredictable markets and increase portfolio diversification.
FE, the leading investment ratings, research and data provider, announced today that it is providing The European Fund Categorization Forum (EFCF) – a Task Force of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) – with the Indicative Classification (IC) data for funds distributed in Germany and Switzerland.
LONDON, 09 OCTOBER 2018: FE, the leading investment ratings, research and data provider, announced today the launch of the FE Analytics+ Ex Ante Costs and Charges Calculator, an industry first tool that gives advisers a clear, transparent view of all the pre-sale (ex ante) charges they need to disclose to clients under the MiFID II regulation.
With the third quarter of 2018 at an end, data from FE Analytics shows a dramatic change in the constituents of the top 50 best performing funds over the three quarters of 2018 to date, compared with the last three quarters of 2017. From April to December 2017, not one IA North America fund made the top 50, or even the top 100. In a huge turnaround, this year to date IA North America accounted for 46% of the top 50 best performing funds and 45% of the top 100 funds.
FE is delighted to have won the 'Best Fund Ratings and Research Service' and 'Best Investment Research Site' award at the Investment Week Investment Research Awards 2018 last night.