2015: the five lessons investors should have learnt

By Corporate FE Tips

Last year was one rocky ride for many investors, with most of the issues that plagued markets in 2015 still continuing to do so in the New Year. While we see further market turbulence this week, it may be time to take stock of what investors should have learnt from 2015’s market upheaval.

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IFAs: assessing the process of assessing suitability

By Tahmina Mannan FE Tips

Financial advisers can underline their value to their clients by not just firming up the investment suitability process but also by explaining each step to educate the investor. 
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Old Mutual goes live on FE Transmission

By Corporate FE Tips

Old Mutual’s WealthSelect MPS range is now live on FE Transmission, the service that allows financial advisers access to performance data on leading model portfolio providers through FE Analytics.

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Twitter: how 140 characters could up your marketing game

By Tahmina Mannan FE Tips

The asset management industry has a way to go yet to truly capitalise from social media's marketing wonders - we run you through the what you should be considering...

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3 steps to picking the right income fund for you

By Tahmina Mannan FE Tips

All the changes made to the UK pensions industry over the past few years, the latest being the greater freedom allowed retirees over their pension pots through Pension Freedom changes – have meant that many investors can now consider different ways to take an income from their investment rather than through the traditional purchase of an annuity.

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The top 10 performing funds with exposure to India

By Corporate FE Tips, FE News

Emerging markets have had a tough time of it in recent years; with macro headwinds like a strong US dollar, the collapse in commodity prices, geo-political tensions and not to mention the implications of China’s economic slowdown taking their toll on individual equity markets. While this has been the case for many markets, investors in Indian equities have enjoyed rather better returns despite the volatility.

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Investors urged to consider the risks of single stock exposure

By Corporate FE Research and Opinions, FE Tips

With the latest research highlighting that over a third of over 50s are turning to the stock market to grow their retirement pots, FE Trustnet would like to urge investors to take stock of the risks associated with holding individual company shares.

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Three smart questions to ask your adviser about their investment picks

By Tahmina Mannan FE Tips

There are thousands of investment options in the current market for the average investor, and while options and choice are good – the sheer volume of funds may leave even the savviest among us bewildered.

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The world’s largest company sees shares slump 7 per cent

By Tahmina Mannan News of the day, FE Tips

 

 “Yesterday’s sharp vertical drop in Apple’s share price will obviously concern investors with any substantial exposure to the tech behemoth. Shares in the California-headquartered multinational firm slid around 7 per cent in afternoon trading following its latest quarterly results.

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Asos shakes off 2014 woes with 20 per cent sales rise

By Tahmina Mannan News of the day, FE Tips

UK online-only retailer, Asos has reported an impressive 20 per cent increase in sales over the past four months. This is welcome news for the former AIM-listed fashion shop after what was a pretty dismal year in 2014.

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