How does MiFID affect UK investors?

By Tahmina Mannan FE Research and Opinions

You may have heard the term MiFID in the media in recent months, but what exactly is it - and more importantly, how will it affect you? 

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The emerging market funds offering double digit returns since Black Monday

By Corporate News of the day, FE Research and Opinions

We take a look at the emerging market funds that have offered double digit returns since the global equity markets plunged on August 24th.

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The ten most bought funds by advisers in September

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

Last month was far from calm waters in the investment markets, with worries over China’s slowdown, speculation over a pending interest rate rise and not to mention the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal all taking their turn to worry investors and prompting frenzied sell-offs.

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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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Rob Gleeson: accept the universal truth - nobody can predict the market

By Rob Gleeson FE Research and Opinions

Head of FE Research Rob Gleeson on how diversification has been the key to FE Invest portfolios' success at a time when sector peers have failed to shelter from the market turmoil...

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Big funds cut in FE’s bullish September rebalance

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

Artemis’s Income fund and the Axa Framlington UK Select Opportunities fund were some of the largest funds dropped by FE‘s in-house analysts as they took a bullish stance on the market following the biannual review of the FE Invest Approved fund list and the FE Invest MPS (Model Portfolio Service).

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Looking to capitalise from the sell-off? 3 markets worth considering

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

The global equity markets faced serious concerns over the last few months - stemming from fears over the health of the Chinese economy. Last week's Black Monday stirred fresh fear into the pot - but, are there opportunities to be had for the brave investor? 

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The Europe funds hit the hardest from August’s market volatility

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

Chaos in China’s stock markets dominated headlines in August, with the effects keenly felt across global stock markets. As a result, European markets have suffered their worth month in some four years. FE Trustnet looks at the Europe funds which were hit the hardest.

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Views: The lead-up to Black Monday - and why we should expect more volatility

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions

Senior analyst Luke NG runs through what has been happening in the Chinese equity markets, and why investors should expect further turmoil in coming weeks.

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Demystifying due diligence

By Kaavya Dijendranath FE Research and Opinions

Today’s financial landscape boasts a wide variety of methods to invest client assets. Irrespective of portfolio size or life stage of the investor; there is a solution that can match their risk level and specific objectives. Whilst this comes as great news for advisers and investors – it often leaves paraplanners with a whole lot more to think about when conducting due diligence.

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