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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
PA Video Insight: Quality is a fair sign of value in a volatile emerging market
Emerging markets have had a good start to 2016 but, as over the past few fallow years, risks still abound so investors still need to be targeted in where they invest