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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. November 23, 2014

      Movers & shakers: November 24

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

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. July 3, 2014

      Low volatility hits derivatives trading

      Prospects for interest rate rises in the US and UK brought isolated bursts of activity to an otherwise slack first half of...

    23. July 2, 2014

      Pimco suffers 14th month of withdrawals

      Investors withdrew money from Bill Gross’s Pimco Total Return fund, the world’s largest fixed income mutual fund, for the...

    24. June 13, 2014

      Contenders jostle for Bond King’s crown

      Jeffrey Gundlach, the founder of the bond fund manager DoubleLine Capital, opened his midyear webcast for investors this...

    25. June 11, 2014

      Doubts raised over rating agency reform

      On a Friday night in New York City, the block around the Westin hotel near Times Square heaves with activity. Throngs of...

    26. June 2, 2014

      Investors pull $4.3bn from Pimco fund

      The amount of money flowing out of Bill Gross’s Pimco Total Return bond fund accelerated in May, shrinking the world’s...

    27. June 2, 2014

      Do not be fooled by fund rankings

      To the extent that good can come from calamity, the silver lining of the credit crunch is that it has begat an era of more...

    28. May 2, 2014

      Fund performance data ‘distorted’

      Performance figures for funds or groups of funds being distorted by discrepancies in the data supplied to investors by...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 30, 2014

      Six questions for Warren Buffett

      On Saturday Warren Buffett will answer questions about his company in public, in front of an audience of 20,000(ish) people...

    30. April 27, 2014

      Retail rush into alternatives sounds alarm

      More and more US retail investors are ready to bet on hedge funds, but regulators have doubts that retail funds are, in...

    31. April 20, 2014

      Movers & shakers: April 21

      ● Carlyle, the alternative asset manager, has appointed Jeffrey Holland as a managing director and head of the private...

    32. April 4, 2014

      Stars in their eyes

      Is there really such a phenomenon as a star fund manager, the financial equivalent of a creative or inspirational footballer...

    33. April 1, 2014

      Pressure rises on Gross as Pimco fund plummets down rankings

      Bill Gross’s Total Return bond fund, the largest fixed income mutual fund in the world, was beaten by 94 per cent of its...

    34. March 27, 2014

      Investment trust charges under spotlight

      Investment trusts, long considered the preserve of hobbyist investors, are rising in popularity – but experts believe their...

    35. March 24, 2014

      Pimco’s past performance speaks for itself

      Past performance may be no guide to the future, but it is all investors have to go on. Or is it? When Morningstar downgraded...

    36. March 18, 2014

      Morningstar cuts key rating on Pimco

      Pimco has had a key rating downgraded by Morningstar, the mutual fund research house whose recommendations are widely...

    37. March 16, 2014

      Pimco crashes out of European bestseller list

      Pimco crashed out of last year’s rankings of the 25 bestselling fund managers in Europe after the disappointing performance...

    38. March 16, 2014

      Movers & shakers: March 17

      ● BlackRock has appointed Helen Zhu as head of China equities. Ms Zhu joins in April from Goldman Sachs where she was chief...

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