UK investor sentiment up but faith in bonds declines
UK investors remained upbeat about global investment opportunities in February, but confidence in UK corporate and government bonds declined.
Investors bullish on UK but gold craze confirms geopolitical fears
UK investors showed a “renewed confidence” in British-based assets in February but the continued popularity of gold points to lingering fears over political tensions, according to Lloyds Private Bank.
PA ANALYSIS: Property freeze thaws but are open-ended funds’ days numbered?
Following suspensions of trading and value adjustments at most of the leading UK property funds in early July, September has seen the crisis abate to a large extent.
PA ANALYSIS: Has property ‘crisis’ turned into a great buying opportunity?
In early July the sky was apparently falling in on the United Kingdom property sector as the big bricks’n mortar funds suspended trading, but just a few weeks later has the worst passed?
Aberdeen extends suspension of UK property funds another two days
Aberdeen Fund Managers has announced its UK Property Fund and UK Property Feeder Unit Trust will remain closed to new subscriptions and redemptions until 12 noon on 13 July.
Aberdeen, LGIM apply value cuts to UK property funds
Aberdeen Asset Management has announced a 17% value cut to its commercial property funds, following suspensions of trading by the UK’s largest property funds.