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Bambos Hambi rotates from Julie Dean into Alex Savvides

by Robert St George on Aug 20, 2014 at 13:09

Bambos Hambi, head of fund of funds management at Standard Life Investments, has refocused his UK equity exposure on value investors.

Courtiers: gold is no more than a legalised Ponzi scheme

by Eleanor Lawrie on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:41

CIO Gary Reynolds said he does not regret shorting the metal, even though it has harmed performance in 2014.

DFM to close ‘stellar’ in-house fund over conflicts of interest

by Robert St George on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:08

Tavistock, the new owner of Sterling McCall Wealth Management, is to shut an internal fund of funds so that its discretionary fund managers do not allocate to their own products.

Henderson begins Paif conversion of £2.1 billion Property fund

by Eleanor Lawrie on Aug 20, 2014 at 08:11

The group has converted the unit trust into an Oeic with the longer-term aim of moving it into a tax- friendly Paif structure.

CIS manager resurfaces at Cheshire discretionary

by David Campbell on Aug 19, 2014 at 08:01

Neil Foundly joins Equilibrium Asset Management

RLAM equity income franchise drives asset gathering

by David Campbell on Aug 19, 2014 at 08:01

Royal London Asset Management took just under £4 billion in new asset flows over the first half of the year.

Trust Insider: where are the winners in a tough year for small-caps?

by James Carthew on Aug 19, 2014 at 00:01

After many years of outperforming large cap stocks, smaller companies have been struggling this year

Are CoCos now a no-no?

by Robert St George on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:24

Should investors follow the FCA's lead and avoid CoCo bonds?

L&G US equity head quits in latest manager departure

by Eleanor Lawrie on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:18

Nigel Holland left the firm after his fund was merged away.

RWC replenishes convertibles team after co-manager’s departure

by Robert St George on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:13

Star convertible bonds manager David Basile has strengthened his team at RWC after losing his co-manager.

Have buyers been backing the global equity winners or losers?

by Robert St George on Aug 15, 2014 at 12:29

Where has the global equity money been going over the past year?

Regulatory change pushes Jupiter out of money markets

by Robert St George on Aug 15, 2014 at 10:51

Jupiter is to close its money-market fund as changes to banking regulation have shrunk the pool of assets in which it could invest.

BHP Billiton rally caps stellar week for FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Aug 15, 2014 at 10:28

FTSE 100 on course for biggest weekly return in six months as BHP Billiton's plans for spin-offs sends shares higher.

Walter Scott hires former Alliance Trust European equity head

by Robert St George on Aug 15, 2014 at 08:25

Fiona MacRae has joined Walter Scott and Partners, having left her role as head of European equities at Alliance Trust last year.

BlackRock hires ex-JPM thematic boss as global equity co-head

by Chris Sloley on Aug 14, 2014 at 14:08

Gary Clarke will co-head the $20 billion team with James Bristow.   

Peter Webb: Charles Stanley is ‘a bit of a mess’

by Robert St George on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:18

Fund manager Peter Webb has maintained his position in Charles Stanley despite its recent struggles.

Schroder climate change fund to melt into Abercrombie fund

by Robert St George on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:45

The Schroder Global Climate Change fund is to merge into one of the group’s quantitative equity strategies.

BlackRock to ease flow restrictions on Hibbert’s star European fund

by Robert St George on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:48

BlackRock is to remove the measures taken to manage the capacity of its highly performing European Dynamic fund.

Wells Fargo: How to play China’s clean energy boom

by James Phillipps on Aug 12, 2014 at 10:50

Clean energy could grow into one of the biggest industries in China, according to Wells Fargo’s Anthony Cragg.

GLG's AAA-rated Dixon backs housebuilders and the conglomerate discount

by James Phillipps on Aug 12, 2014 at 09:44

AAA-rated Henry Dixon is backing the ‘conglomerate discount’ as a key theme within his GLG Undervalued Assets fund.

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