The seven FCA remedies proposed for the platform industry
From banning exit charges to drawing on the platform industry to tackle orphan clients, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined seven remedies to improve consumer outcomes.
High and rising: the five best-performing investment trusts in Q2
Funds investing in Asia, Greek real estate and the medical use of cannabis in the US all feature in a fairly oddball list of the top-performing investment trusts in the second quarter of 2018. Sitting alongside these are an emerging markets trust that started being wound up four years ago and a realisation vehicle pegged to be liquidated in September this year.
Five emerging market views on Mexican elections
Mexico is set to lurch to the left when it goes to the polls this weekend with populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known by his nickname Amlo, the front runner in the presidential elections. Five managers weigh in on what Mexico’s politics mean for emerging market investors.
UK shows resilience two years after referendum
It’s two years since the British public narrowly voted to leave the EU, but there is still a lot of uncertainty over the country’s future. This is normally bad news for markets, but four investors believe UK assets have remained remarkably resilient.
Six DFMs reveal their China A-shares exposure
MSCI’s inclusion of 233 China A-shares in its three widely-tracked indices is expected to further open up the country to foreign investors and could result in the launch of more Asia ex China funds down the line. Here six wealth managers outline how their portfolios are exposed to A-shares.
Unloved UK: the eight most-shorted domestic stocks
In an already unloved market, which listed-British mainstays have fallen the most out of favour so far this year? Portfolio Adviser takes a look at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management’s annual Get Shorty report.
PA Summer Congress 2018: in pictures
Portfolio Adviser’s Summer Congress was a roaring success yet again, held at a beautiful location over three sunny days, bringing together fund managers and fund selectors from across the UK. Click through the gallery for a sneak peak at the event.