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Investment 21 Feb 18

How to hedge against inflation

Global markets recently faced a correction, inflation remains above the 2% target and interest rates are likely to rise, but how can investors prepare?

Investment 21 Feb 18

First State to shut down global resources capability

First State Investments has announced its intention to shut down its global resources capability, which will lead to the closure of its £455m Global Resources fund, managed by Todd Warren and Tal Lomnitzer.


Investment 21 Feb 18

Number of trusts paying quarterly dividends jumps to 50%

The number of investment trusts paying a dividend on a quarterly basis has risen to 50%, according to new research from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).


Investment 20 Feb 18

Can Europe maintain its stellar 2017?

Recent statistics from Eurostat showed that the European Union economy expanded at its fastest rate for 10 years in 2017, registering a 2.5% increase on the year before.


Gallery | 20 Feb 18

Hermes: Four views on how elections will impact EM

International politics is regularly in the spotlight and has historically been known to affect emerging markets. With several elections coming up across the region, four managers at Hermes Investment Management assess the potential impact on asset classes and how investors can prepare for the risks.


Companies | 20 Feb 18

HSBC’s shares slide as profits miss expectations

HSBC has reported its 2017 full year profits were 11% higher than the previous year but this still fell short of analyst expectations.


Investment | 20 Feb 18

AJ Bell launches active MPS

AJ Bell Investments has launched an active version of its Managed Portfolio Service, with six risk-managed portfolios.

Franklin Templeton

Investment | 20 Feb 18

Franklin Templeton launches EM local currency bond fund

Franklin Templeton Investments has launched a Templeton Emerging Markets (EM) Local Currency Bond fund.

Investment | 20 Feb 18

Don’t underestimate currency risk

Currency is the “biggest hidden risk” to equity portfolios, yet many investors are not aware of the threat it poses, according to Natixis Investment Managers.

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