Man GLG – Continental European Growth, Scottish Widows European Focus and Threadneedle European Select are the top consistently performing European funds over the past 5 years – despite the on-going market volatility in the Continent - according to new research from FE.
Although the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have been heralded as a good move for investors looking to gain from rapid economic development – the BRICS economies have come under fire recently after high levels of volatility and a failure to deliver on the good returns predicted of them.
Investors looking for a way in to the markets following the Federal Reserve rate hike are too late, according to the latest FE Research report, because the market had already reacted to the rate hike back in May 2013.
Marlborough UK Multi-cap Growth fund captures 2015's investment sweet spots
Active Share has been causing quite a stir in the industry over the past year and while some managers have quite readily employed it as a marketing tool on their factsheets, the increasingly wide use of Active Share as a marker for a manager’s ‘activeness’ has been contentious. As the measure’s popularity continues to grow, FE Research looks at just how useful it is.
Although the term centralised investment proposition (CIP) is now common parlance in this industry, the ever growing range of investment approaches still leave adviser firms unsure on how to proceed.
Franklin Mid Cap, Marlborough UK Multi-Cap Growth and AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities top the list of funds consistently rewarding long term investors, according to recent research from FE Trustnet.
The latest research from FE Trustnet highlights that UK, European, Japanese and US smaller company funds have all produced better returns over the past 15 and 20 years than their all-cap counterparts.
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.
This year has been far from smooth sailing for investors, and you don’t have to look far to find the markets causing the worst of the pain. FE Research takes a look at 2015’s investment market nightmares for the UK retail investor.