Funds & Fund Managers
Hawksmoor: Reit rout sounds property fund alarm
Positive returns for open-ended property funds last year despite heavy falls for Reits shows 'optimistic' pricing, says Ben Conway.
Property investors hit as fund giants switch pricing
Echoing the fallout from 2016's Brexit vote, investors have been cashing out of property funds, forcing two fund groups into pricing switch.
Kames' Peacock: finding the best income opportunities
Return expectations may be lowering for commercial property, but the asset class will continue to deliver 'steady, if unspectacular returns' over the next few years, says Kames Capital's Richard Peacock.
FCA proposal to suspend funds ‘should be last resort’
The regulator's plans for open-ended funds investing in illiquid assets to gate more easily has divided opinion.
Are bonds losing their place in multi-asset funds?
Bonds have long been a staple of multi-asset investing but the prospect of a bear market is leading investors to question this.