Passive popularity means IFAs must focus on coaching clients
Robo-advice has the ability to automate fund selection for clients at rock-bottom prices, so IFAs should concentrate on their role as financial planning experts, an academic study concludes
Investors pin hopes on Trump's tax plan for next rally
Markets pause for breath after French election rally, with US president Donald Trump's plans for tax cuts eyed.
Analysts back SJP for 'significant growth' in 2017, still positive on Whitbread
Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including CityFibre and Gemfields.
Jupiter sees £1.4bn net inflows in Q1 buoyed by Europe & Asia
Jupiter Fund Management reported total net inflows of £1.4 billion into its mutual funds in the first quarter with demand for its Asia and European strategies ‘particularly strong’.
Value investing makes comeback as market performs unexpectedly
Investors have always enjoyed using value investing because it offers a chance at glory but it represents less of a gamble than before as the market allows for steadier strategies.
Woodford-backed digital bank recruits will.i.am
Challenger bank Atom has appointed the global music star as a strategic board adviser.
Whitbread and Carpetright fall on UK consumer fears
Restaurant and pub group and carpet retailer warn over trading conditions, adding to fears over UK consumer confidence.
Asia Pacific: Investors tread carefully in Asia
With North Korean leader Kim Jong-un riled up and China taken on over its trade policy, Asia is falling victim to the headstrong approach of US president Donald Trump
My asset allocation: Adding to value-oriented stocks
Samantha Owen, of Beckett Investment Management Group, stays overweight emerging markets and has reduced interest rate sensitivity and exposure to the UK
Vive l'Europe! Markets soar on French election relief
Stock markets and FTSE 100 surge as centrist Emmanuel Macron wins first round of voting in French presidential elections.
Aberdeen chief: Standard Life deal gives us chance to own distribution
As Aberdeen Asset Management prepares its historic merger with Standard Life, Aberdeen’s chief executive Martin Gilbert sat down with Citywire to answer our questions on the company’s future, and his own.
Bond manager Binns focuses on capital preservation
Paola Binns says her Royal London Sterling Credit fund has performed well over the medium term and explains the philosophy of investing heavily in asset-backed securities and banks.
Adviser Profile: Saran Allott-Davey and Chris Jordan of Heron House Financial Management
Cover star veterans Saran Allott-Davey and Chris Jordan have proved their pedigree, offering an ongoing service at Heron House Financial Management that can compete with the rest of the field.