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    1. May 17, 2015

      Pimco ditched equities over Bill Gross outflows

      The huge pressure exerted on Pimco following the departure of its founder Bill Gross has led to the closure of the bond...

    2. May 3, 2015

      Chinese equity funds suffer nearly $2bn of outflows

      Chinese equity funds have suffered nearly $2bn of outflows from international investors in the first three months of the...

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    1. FT 400 Top Financial Advisers

      Top US financial advisers have seen their assets under management jump. Large numbers ...
    2. Investing in commodities

      Caution is the watchword even if there is a strong long-term case to be bullish...
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    1. March 25, 2015

      Search is on for volatility as flows slow

      Advisers have helped drive huge flows into liquid alternatives, but a challenging 2014 has raised questions about the...

    2. FT Alphaville

      March 11, 2015

      Cheap vs smart (it doesn't matter, beta wins)

      Here’s an argument to cheer the hearts of anyone who thinks wealth management fees are too high: Adam Nash, Wealthfront...

    3. March 9, 2015

      Investors pull $18m from Gross’s new fund

      Investors pulled money from Bill Gross’s new bond fund last month, dealing a blow to hopes that he would quickly draw in...

    4. March 9, 2015

      ETFs: crowd funding

      If you can’t beat them, join them. Exchange traded funds are a growing business and more fund managers want in. According to...

    5. March 1, 2015

      Vanguard tops mutual fund survey with $291bn in new business

      Vanguard was the world’s most popular investment group last year as it attracted more new business than any other asset...

    6. March 1, 2015

      Investors slash exposure to the euro

      Fears over a potential plunge in the euro have led to a record number of Asian, US and UK investors hedging out their...

    7. March 1, 2015

      Fledgling ‘non-traditional’ vehicles gain traction

      Bond investors concerned that their returns will be hit by the Federal Reserve raising interest rates have been spurred to...

    8. February 3, 2015

      Neptune revamps process and closes funds

      Neptune Investment Management is overhauling its investment process in an attempt to improve performance after closing more...

    9. February 1, 2015

      ETF price war continues to rage in Europe

      ETF providers show no sign of calling a halt to the drawn-out battle over fees, with many continuing to cut prices across...

    10. February 1, 2015

      Smart beta is no guarantee you will beat the market

      Investors would have been better off tracking the Russell 3000 index than holding some of the world’s biggest “smart beta”...

    11. February 1, 2015

      Female fund managers in decline

      The number of female portfolio managers running money in the US has fallen every year for the past six years despite...

    12. January 26, 2015

      Smart beta gaining ground in battle for investment supremacy

      The business model of active fund managers is under threat from a relatively new form of investing as customers increasingly...

    13. January 25, 2015

      M&G’s Recovery fund turns ‘hefty’

      M&G Investments’ high-profile Recovery fund, which was downgraded last week by Morningstar, now has more than a third of its...

    14. January 2, 2015

      Aberdeen suffers big outflows in 2014

      Aberdeen Asset Management was the big loser of 2014 in the UK and European investment industry as it suffered more than...

    15. December 26, 2014

      Star fund manager of 2013 falls to earth in 2014

      One of the hottest mutual fund managers of recent years crashed to earth in 2014, after his bets on rising inflation turned...

    16. December 19, 2014

      Bric funds dodge Russia bullet

      Funds investing in the once-fashionable “Bric” groupings of countries have dodged the worst effects of the Russian crisis by...

    17. December 17, 2014

      Ex-Julie Dean fund shrinks by two-thirds

      The Schroder UK Opportunities fund has shrunk by almost two-thirds in six months as investors fled the product after the...

    18. December 8, 2014

      Vanguard turns firepower on shake-up of financial advice market

      When Jack Bogle launched a low-fee mutual fund company in 1975, he took inspiration from HMS Vanguard, Admiral Horatio...

    19. December 7, 2014

      Publicity-shy Capital Group finds its voice

      Capital Group, the troubled yet still vast US asset manager, is at least doing better than the previous occupant of its...

    20. December 3, 2014

      Vanguard’s November inflows top $21bn

      An annus horribilis for US active fund managers drove a further $21.3bn into Vanguard, the leading provider of low-cost...

    21. December 1, 2014

      Caution urged as investors flock to property funds

      UK retail investors have plunged £3.6bn into commercial property funds over the past year, prompting brokers to warn of...

    22. November 30, 2014

      Pimco suffers $100bn in redemptions from top funds

      Pimco has accounted for half of the 10 funds with the biggest outflows so far this year – bleeding more than $100bn – as...

    23. November 23, 2014

      Movers & shakers: November 24

      Insight Investment, the $526bn asset manager owned by BNY Mellon, has appointed Victoria May as head of institutional for...

    24. November 21, 2014

      Multi-asset funds promise all-in-one toolkit

      Ask multi-asset fund manager Toby Nangle about his heroes, and one of his answers is surprising: a character from the...

    25. November 2, 2014

      BlackRock bleeds $18bn from active equity arm

      Heavy outflows continue to dog BlackRock’s active equity funds, putting the world’s biggest investment house on course to...

    26. November 2, 2014

      Movers & shakers: November 3

      C Xiaoyu Liu has moved to Aviva Investors, the £234bn asset management arm of the insurer Aviva, as a fund manager for...

    27. October 12, 2014

      Investors flee China equity funds

      Chinese equity funds are on course to record a fourth year of net outflows from US and European investors as concerns about...

    28. October 12, 2014

      One year on: Woodford exit still hurting Invesco

      Invesco Perpetual continues to bleed assets one year on from the day Neil Woodford, one of Britain’s most celebrated fund...

    29. October 5, 2014

      Bill Gross makes first trades at Janus Capital

      Bill Gross has already made his first investments for Janus Capital, days before he formally takes control of his new bond...

    30. October 2, 2014

      Allianz and Pimco: collateral damage

      Let’s assume that Allianz’s incoming chief Oliver Bäte does not come to his senses and spin off Pimco when he takes office...

    31. September 27, 2014

      Chart-topper takes the reins at Pimco

      Long seen as a rising star, Daniel Ivascyn is part of the new generation of bond managers who made their name during the...

    32. September 19, 2014

      Passive fund rankings under scrutiny

      The City watchdog is eyeing fund rankings after receiving complaints that index trackers are being excluded from performance...

    33. August 17, 2014

      Morningstar: A force to be reckoned with

      This spring, when the management turmoil at Pimco burst into the open and investors were deserting the bond firm’s flagship...

    34. August 1, 2014

      Funds in flux: are investors getting a better deal?

      When Edward Bonham Carter first joined the City of London in 1982, starched collars, expensive silk ties and lace-up leather...

    35. July 27, 2014

      Investors splash the cash and turn passive

      Investors are switching out of cash and pouring money into passive equity funds, bonds and relatively new assets that...

    36. July 14, 2014

      Vanguard funds prosper by low cost evangelism

      US investors are pouring money into Vanguard’s funds as if the manager was the only game in town. In some ways it is: it...

    37. July 11, 2014

      Fidelity loses ground to index trackers

      The world’s largest active fund managers, Fidelity and Capital Group, are losing market share to index trackers and niche...

    38. July 6, 2014

      Unconstrained bond funds reward idleness

      How much should you pay your portfolio manager to do nothing? The thought occurs because of an interesting – scratch that, a...

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