McDonnell: asset managers like our investment plans (but not the taxes)
Asset managers have supported Labour's plans to invest in infrastructure, according to shadow chancellor John McDonnell.
Passive perspective: Is smart beta worth the slice paid in transaction costs?
New research suggests size, value and momentum factors hold good even when charges are taken into account
Data analysis: Stepping forth into the wild frontier can boost diversification
Frontier markets each carry their own specific risks and opportunities. But our analysis reveals this very lack of correlation also delivers moderate volatility when you take them together, and they lack correlation to domestic risks too
Multi-manager: Closet clear out
How multi-managers try to identify poor-value funds that are active in name only
My asset allocation: To barbell or not to barbell?
Nicola Downs of Trentham Invest followed consultants Tower Watson's advice by reducing exposure to bonds and property and moving into cash. But she didn't go the whole hog
Outsourcing: Mark Hibbitt of Sovereign IFA
The director recommends Parmenion for its comprehensive active, passive and ethical offerings and for an advanced technology that streamlines functionality
Income: Are inflation-linked bonds overinflated?
Investors can preserve cashflow by using securities tied to inflation. But with deflation expected, is now the right time?
See the pics from our Emerging Markets Forum in London
All the pictures from Citywire's Emerging Markets Forum in London.
Neil Woodford answers seven awkward client questions
Neil Woodford tackles some of the prickly questions put to him by grumpy unit holders.
UBS: Carney is no longer crying wolf on rate rises
UBS Wealth Management economist Dean Turner predicts 25bps base rate hike in November and further 25bps hike in May.
Retreat 2017: How advisers approach DB transfers
Three advisers told New Model Adviser® at the 2017 Retreat how the approach the growing demand for DB pension transfers.
Retreat 2017: We can't risk undermining pensions with DB scandal
LEBC public policy director Kay Ingram sets out her concerns about DB pension transfers.
Adviser Profile: Ed Fairey of Fairey Associates
Ed Fairey took a colourful road to financial advice but his firm, Fairey Associates, has made all the right moves to this week achieve chartered status