Down with the KIDs

The AIC has published further research demonstrating why consumers are being misled by Key Information Documents (KIDs) and why the FCA needs to act now to protect consumers. The research looked at 56 investment company…

Asia: the demographic dividend

By Adrian Lim, Investment Director, Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Asia has a young, entrepreneurial and increasingly wealthy population This brings investment opportunities in areas such as healthcare and financial services As entrepreneurship declines in the…

Two views make a market

Ian Cowie explores the opportunities presented by bearish sentiment on the UK. More than two years after Britain voted by a single-digit majority to leave the European Union, it remains unclear whether Brexit will prove…

Change brings opportunity

Change, uncertainty and volatility in stock market prices are the ingredients that Henderson Opportunities Trust (HOT) thrives on. The Trust is relatively small with net assets of around £100m at the end of April, spread…

Where is the clever money going? June 2018

Despite continuing geopolitical uncertainties – headlined by North Korea, President Trump’s global trade tariff aggression, tension with Russia and Iran, and concerns over Italian politics and the future of its relationship with the EU –…

Alternative routes to income

Income-seeking investors struggling with low interest rates on bonds and deposits plus high share prices, should consider investment companies holding alternative assets. Infrastructure - such as public buildings funded through the private finance initiative (PFI)…

Finding value in American growth

Last year saw global growth accelerate at its fastest pace since the financial crisis as this long-running bull market defied expectations and found another gear. It was a period of synchronised global growth reminiscent of…

Weekly ETF Equity Select List – 7th, May 2018

About the ETFG ETP weekly Select List The ETF Global Weekly ETF Select List has been designed to support both Financial Professionals and Investors with their respective Exchange-Traded-Fund selection processes. Once the investor’s risk tolerance,…

Why the Tiger economies are poised to pounce

Mike Kerley, Fund Manager of Henderson Far East Income Ltd and Director of Pan Asian Equities at Janus Henderson Investors discusses how local Asian companies are challenging multinational brands and driving growth across the region.…

Battle Lines Are Being Drawn

We have regularly discussed our multi-month topping thesis in the last three months (and a few times last year – prematurely as it turned out), and price action in recent weeks has done nothing to…

Some Charts That Are Catching Our Eye

We thought we would have a look at a few charts this week that are catching our eye or have piqued our interest. So, less words this week and more pictures; which should make it…