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Investment 25 Jul 18

Buxton retracts upbeat UK growth forecast

Richard Buxton has reneged on his view that UK GDP will hit 2% this year, but believes the domestic economy has hit a low point and will accelerate from here to the benefit of UK stocks. Watch the video below to find out more from the head of UK equities at Old Mutual Global Investors.

Rathbones suffers 3% fall in FUM

Companies 14 Jun 18

Rathbones deal for Speirs & Jeffrey could reach £250m

Rathbones’ deal to acquire Scotland’s second-largest wealth manager Speirs & Jeffrey could rise to £250m.

The five worst performing funds in April

Gallery 2 May 18

The five worst performing funds in April

In April, Mark Carney cast doubt on a May rate rise, UK GDP grew at its most sluggish pace in over five years, US treasuries hit 3% and Russia faced US sanctions. So which funds had the toughest time navigating the month? Portfolio Adviser examines performance figures from FE.

The funds to choose for volatility

Gallery 19 Dec 17

Three potential game changers in 2018

It’s that time of year: Santa rallies, market outlooks and crystal ball predictions of where the FTSE will end 2018 are the subjects du jour. So rather than buck the trend, Clive Hale suggests three potential game changers for 2018.

Equities | 16 Nov 17

How Artemis is profiting from disruption in US equities

Stephanie Sutton, investment director, US equities at Artemis Investment Management, reveals how the manager is benefiting from shorting disruptors and which stocks and sectors the firm is targeting.

Investment | 11 Sep 17

An investment strategy where volatility goes up but risk does not

Value investing has undergone huge change since the global financial crisis with the conversation thankfully moving away from cost in isolation to what represents good value – value for money, in other words.

The complex task of assessing responsibility

MultiMedia | 2 Mar 17

The complex task of assessing responsibility

Investor demand for Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) is on the rise, but how can a fund manager evaluate how ‘socially responsible’ a company really is?

PA Video Insight: Currency going lower is a good thing for UK mega caps

MultiMedia | 9 Nov 16

PA Video Insight: Currency going lower is a good thing for UK mega caps

Rather than talking about how UK Alpha was positioned ahead of Brexit – before the unexpected result – Richard Buxton talks more about sterling’s likely continued weakness and how it plays to his strengths

PA Video Insight: Return on capital balancing return of capital

MultiMedia | 2 Nov 16

PA Video Insight: Return on capital balancing return of capital

Low yields and high volatility are the menace of all fixed income managers at the moment so broadening the mandate to an unconstrained universe will ultimately help narrow the chances of picking the wrong securities

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