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Fund Manager views on US presidential election results

Fund Manager views on US presidential election results - Published: 25 Nov 2016

US Presidential Election results: What it may mean for the economy, the markets, and investors.

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period October 2016

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period October 2016 - Published: 09 Nov 2016

Fund Managers from Invesco Asset Management provide a regional roundup of market activity from October 2016.

Matthews Asia - Asia Insight

Matthews Asia - Asia Insight - Published: 04 Nov 2016

Matthews Asia is the largest dedicated Asia-only investment specialist in the United States. Here they analyse China’s latest macro numbers and comment on strategic versus tactical investment decisions. Matthews Asia funds are available via our guided-architecture products Quantum, Oracle, Paragon and LifePlan.

Invesco - Quarterly Economic Outlook for Q4 2016

Invesco - Quarterly Economic Outlook for Q4 2016 - Published: 25 Oct 2016

John Greenwood, Chief Economist for Invesco, delivers his economic outlook for Q4 2016. Click here to read his full report.

Morningstar Market Commentary - Q3 2016

Morningstar Market Commentary - Q3 2016 - Published: 21 Oct 2016

Morningstar experts provide an overview of what happened in indexes market during the third quarter of 2016.

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for September 2016

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for September 2016 - Published: 14 Oct 2016

Fund Managers from Invesco Asset Management provide a regional roundup of market activity from September 2016.

Schroders - Bond Investors post-Brexit options

Schroders - Bond Investors post-Brexit options - Published: 22 Sep 2016

Paul Grainger, fixed income manager for Schroders gives his view on the options bond investors have in the current market in which Brexit has come to increase the already high level of uncertainty.

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period August 2016

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period August 2016 - Published: 22 Sep 2016

Fund Managers from Invesco Asset Management provide a regional roundup of market activity from August 2016.

Standard Life Investments - Q2 2016 Global Review

Standard Life Investments - Q2 2016 Global Review - Published: 22 Sep 2016

What happened in the global markets during Q2 2016? Click here to read Standard Life Investments' economic analysis.

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period July 2016

Invesco - Monthly Market Report for period July 2016 - Published: 07 Sep 2016

What happened in the markets following the UK voting to leave Europe? Fund Managers from Invesco Asset Management provide a regional roundup of market activity from July 2016.

J.P.Morgan - Analyzing the Post Brexit landscape

J.P.Morgan - Analyzing the Post Brexit landscape - Published: 07 Sep 2016

J.P.Morgan experts assess the post Brexit Q1 earnings season and also consider the weigh Brexit implications will have on the economic and investment fronts.

Invesco - Quarterly Economic Outlook for Q3 2016

Invesco - Quarterly Economic Outlook for Q3 2016 - Published: 30 Aug 2016

John Greenwood, Chief Economist for Invesco, delivers his economic outlook for Q3 2016. Click here to read his full report.

Sarasin - Food & Agriculture Opportunities

Sarasin - Food & Agriculture Opportunities - Published: 28 Jul 2016

Fund Managers Henry Boucher and Ed Bailey gives us a glimpse on a variety of investment opportunities in the Food and Agriculture industries available in the world.

Brexit - Fund Manager reactions post Referendum

Brexit - Fund Manager reactions post Referendum - Published: 04 Jul 2016

After the announcement on Friday 24 June 2016 that the UK voted to exit Europe, fund managers published their immediate views on what they thought this meant for the UK and the impact on their funds. Read their reactions here.

Brexit - What to Expect ?

Brexit - What to Expect ? - Published: 16 Jun 2016

Invesco, J.P. Morgan and Pictet Asset management groups give their analysis on the possible scenarios that can be expected after the referendum contemplating the exit of Great Britain or continuing in the European Union.

Opportunities to Invest in Small & Medium-Cap Funds

Opportunities to Invest in Small & Medium-Cap Funds - Published: 16 Mar 2016

Investors might think there is safety in investing in the shares of large established companies, but should the small and mid-cap companies be overlooked?

Invesco Perpetual - Investing in UK Smaller Companies

Invesco Perpetual - Investing in UK Smaller Companies - Published: 29 Feb 2016

Jonathan Brown, UK Equities Fund Manager at Invesco Perpetual shares his views on stock picking UK smaller companies which he believes have the resilience to weather the global storm.

Guinness Asset Management - Why Invest in Asia?

Guinness Asset Management - Why Invest in Asia? - Published: 15 Feb 2016

The Asia region is made up of a mix of advanced, high-income economies and newly industrialised countries that are home to 54% of the world’s population. Industrialisation brings with it increased wealth, improved standards of living and a vast consumer market that attracts both domestic and international brands. Here Guinness specialists give their views on what makes Asia different.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Investing in Smaller Companies

J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Investing in Smaller Companies - Published: 15 Feb 2016

Here J.P. Morgan’s Head of Investment Trusts, Simon Crinage, explains what potential there is in investing in small and mid cap shares, with particular reference to the UK, where the younger companies have the potential to thrive.

Matthews Asia - Asia Insight

Matthews Asia - Asia Insight - Published: 15 Feb 2016

Matthews Asia believes in long-term growth of Asia and is the largest dedicated Asia-only investment specialist in the United States. Matthews Asia funds have recently been added to our guided-architecture products Quantum, Oracle, Paragon and LifePlan. Here they provide their views on investment opportunities that exist in Asia.

Henderson - Commodities 2016 Outlook

Henderson - Commodities 2016 Outlook - Published: 21 Jan 2016

Mathew Kaleel Economist for Henderson shares his views on what happened in commodity markets during 2015 and the outlook for 2016.

BlackRock - 2016 Investment Outlook

BlackRock - 2016 Investment Outlook - Published: 21 Jan 2016

As the global liquidity wave crests, the business, credit and valuation cycles should gain in importance. Unusually, these cycles appear to be out of sync. This argues for careful navigating in 2016.

Henderson - Global Technology Outlook 2016

Henderson - Global Technology Outlook 2016 - Published: 20 Jan 2016

Stuart O'Gorman Director of Technology Equities for Henderson provides his analysis on how technology stocks fared in 2015 and what can we expect in 2016.

Investec - 2016 Investment Views

Investec - 2016 Investment Views - Published: 08 Jan 2016

What can we expect in 2016? How can investors build more resilient portfolios? Investec's Multi-Asset team share their key investment themes for the year ahead.

Sarasin - Market View: A necessary correction.

Sarasin - Market View: A necessary correction. - Published: 22 Oct 2015

Guy Monson CIO of Sarasin and Partners talks about the market outlook following the last quarter and how different circumstances have affected the market.

Sarasin - Global Strategy Update

Sarasin - Global Strategy Update - Published: 21 Aug 2015

Guy Monson CIO of Sarasin and Partners gives his overview of the current macroeconomic picture.

Schroders - China's strong growth, but fragile foundations

Schroders - China's strong growth, but fragile foundations - Published: 10 Aug 2015

Schroders Emerging markets Economist Craig Botham gives his views on chinese growth and why he is still skeptical about the future.

Gam - Chinese equities: Review and Outlook

Gam - Chinese equities: Review and Outlook - Published: 10 Aug 2015

Michael Lai, Investment Director and manager of GAM Star China Equity, shares his views on the current situation with the Chinese stock market.

The Outlook for Greece

The Outlook for Greece - Published: 14 Jul 2015

Compilation of articles of experts from Fidelity and Henderson analysing the Greek economic outlook and mentioning probable outcomes for the whole situation.

Henderson - EM's Diverging Universe

Henderson - EM's Diverging Universe - Published: 21 Apr 2015

Hendersons’ Steve Drew, discusses the dynamics currently at work on the different emerging markets.

Schroders - 2014 Economic Review and Themes for 2015

Schroders - 2014 Economic Review and Themes for 2015 - Published: 23 Jan 2015

In this month's Economic Viewpoint, economists Keith Wade, Azad Zangana and Craig Botham give their views on key topics of 2014 and 2015.

BlackRock - Outlook 2015 Looking Glass

BlackRock - Outlook 2015 Looking Glass - Published: 22 Jan 2015

BlackRock's 2015 outlook highlights the key themes that they believe could affect your clients’ portfolios over the coming year and how you can help them through what looks set to be a complex 12 months.

Guinness - 2015 Outlook for Energy

Guinness - 2015 Outlook for Energy - Published: 21 Jan 2015

The Guinness Global Energy Team review the highlights of 2014's Energy Market and give their outlook for 2015. They give several economic reasons on which they are basing their thoughts.

Pictet Asset Management - The Investment Landscape in 2015

Pictet Asset Management - The Investment Landscape in 2015 - Published: 19 Jan 2015

Pictet Asset Management's Strategy Unit present their 2015 outlook sharing why they feel that Japanese stocks are the most appealing within the equity sector, why technology looks set to outperform and why emerging market debt is their top pick for the year ahead.

BNY Mellon - Economic Outlook for 2015

BNY Mellon - Economic Outlook for 2015 - Published: 14 Jan 2015

Despite sluggish growth in the global economy over the last few years, Chief Economist Richard Hoey expects sustained expansion in 2015 with a good chance that the pace of growth could run somewhat higher.

Threadneedle - Market Outlook for 2015

Threadneedle - Market Outlook for 2015 - Published: 08 Jan 2015

Mark Burgess, Chief Investment Officer at Threadneedle Investments shares his views on policy divergence, expectations for global interest rates during the next 12 months and investment themes for 2015.

Fidelity - Outlook 2015: Global macro environment

Fidelity - Outlook 2015: Global macro environment - Published: 23 Dec 2014

Anna Stupnytska, global economist for Fidelity Solutions, believes there are three key themes likely to shape the global macro landscape in 2015: disinflationary growth, monetary policy divergence and growing emerging market differentiation.

Guinness - Investing in companies with innovation in their DNA

Guinness - Investing in companies with innovation in their DNA - Published: 28 Nov 2014

Guinness Asset Management, who has just launched a UCITs version of its highly rated Guinness Atkinson Global Innovators Fund, reveals what it looks for when it comes to searching for the most innovative companies.

Hashtag healthcare - it's trending

Hashtag healthcare - it's trending - Published: 18 Nov 2014

Following our annual fund review and due to popular demand we are pleased to give you access to healthcare, biotechnology and life science equity funds within our Oracle, Paragon, Quantum and LifePlan products for the first time.

The rise in renewable energy

The rise in renewable energy - Published: 18 Nov 2014

Following our annual fund review we are pleased to give you access to a renewable energy fund alongside our regular energy funds within the Oracle, Paragon, and Quantum fund ranges.

Guinness - Investing in global energy

Guinness - Investing in global energy - Published: 03 Nov 2014

Guinness Asset Management explain why the implications of population growth and increasing energy consumption are profound for investors in both traditional energy and alternative energy, and why the long term consumption of energy has huge supply and demand implications now and for the future.

Guinness - Dividends matter

Guinness - Dividends matter - Published: 03 Nov 2014

Guinness Asset Management explain why it is important to focus on a value approach with regard to the equity income sector, and why a basket of dividend-paying, quality companies should be a staple in any portfolio.

Henderson - Assets aligned

Henderson - Assets aligned - Published: 21 Jul 2014

Hendersons’ Chris Burvill, Manager of the Henderson Cautious Managed Fund, discusses walking the narrow path between equities and bonds and why multi-asset funds have a core role to play in a volatile market.

Henderson - A simple guide to volatility

Henderson - A simple guide to volatility - Published: 14 Jul 2014

Henderson provide a simple explanation about volatility, the importance it plays when selecting funds and why diversification should be considered in order to help spread risk within a clients’ portfolio.

Sarasin - Four frogs and a fridge

Sarasin - Four frogs and a fridge - Published: 23 Jul 2013

Henry Boucher, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Sarasin & Partners and manager of the Sarasin AgriSar fund explains what the Victorians, frogs and long-term trends in the global food chain all have in common.

Renaissance - Africa's momentum has just begun

Renaissance - Africa's momentum has just begun - Published: 05 Jul 2013

Ron Gillies of Renaissance Asset Managers looks at what growth prospects Africa can offer in the emerging markets sector.

Miton - Why caution is key

Miton - Why caution is key - Published: 23 Apr 2013

Martin Gray, fund manager at Miton, shares his views on why he’s taking a defensive approach in the current economic climate.

Renaissance -  Africa, open for business

Renaissance - Africa, open for business - Published: 23 Apr 2013

Ron Gillies of Renaissance Asset Managers takes a look at why the development of Africa is fast becoming the next big investment opportunity.

Pictet - Bright outlook for timber

Pictet - Bright outlook for timber - Published: 04 Apr 2013

Gabriel Micheli, Senior Investment Manager, Pictet Asset Management looks at the prospects for timber stocks following encouraging signs of a US housing market recovery.

Amundi - Why is today a good entry point to invest in Global Resources?

Amundi - Why is today a good entry point to invest in Global Resources? - Published: 11 Mar 2013

Sudeshna André, Commodity Equities Investment Specialist & Delphine Pelloile, Amundi Islamic Product Specialist look at why new and exciting investment opportunities make the global resources sector an attractive proposition.

Fidelity - Asset allocation; strategic or tactical?

Fidelity - Asset allocation; strategic or tactical? - Published: 10 Oct 2012

Steven Edgley, Investment Director - Investment Solutions Group, Fidelity, shares his views regarding asset allocation.

Pictet - A brief update on gold

Pictet - A brief update on gold - Published: 31 Aug 2012

Chloe Koos Dunand, econimist at Pictet, discusses the recent demand for gold and some of the key reasons for its success.

BlackRock - Peering through the hedge

BlackRock - Peering through the hedge - Published: 30 Jul 2012

Claire Duffy, head of strategic alliances at BlackRock, takes the time to explain BlackRock's views on currency hedging, risk, and its role in the value of total returns.

Schroders - Growth beyond the financial crisis

Schroders - Growth beyond the financial crisis - Published: 30 Jun 2012

Virginie Maisonneuve and Katherine Davidson of Schroders, examine how analysing the sustainability of long-term corporate growth has played second fiddle to reacting to immediate macro events in recent times.

Pictet - Quenching the world's thirst

Pictet - Quenching the world's thirst - Published: 30 May 2012

Philippe Rohner, senior investment manager of the Pictet Water fund, highlights the importance of better water provision, the current imbalance between supply and demand and the potential opportunities.

Sarasin - 7 billion and counting

Sarasin - 7 billion and counting - Published: 30 Apr 2012

Henry Boucher, Sarasin agrisar fund manager, examines the world's population, its impact on global resources and the associated opportunities.

GAM - Asia's global influence grows

GAM - Asia's global influence grows - Published: 30 Mar 2012

Michael Lai, investment director of asian funds at GAM, shares his views on asian countries extending their political and economic influence and what this means for the future.

Franklin - US equities, where next for growth?

Franklin - US equities, where next for growth? - Published: 27 Feb 2012

Grant Bowers, Franklin US opportunities fund manager, examines the growth potential of US equities in 2012 considering employment, manufacturing, and retail sales indicators.

SWIP - Multi-manager review and 2012 outlook

SWIP - Multi-manager review and 2012 outlook - Published: 30 Jan 2012

Mark Harries, investment director at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, reviews a challenging and volatile 2011 and looks forward to what 2012 has in store.

Threadneedle - The outlook for global equities

Threadneedle - The outlook for global equities - Published: 30 Dec 2011

William Davies, head of global equities at Threadneedle, examines the drivers for the most current bout of risk aversion and what it means for global equities.

Henderson - What is Absolute Return?

Henderson - What is Absolute Return? - Published: 30 Oct 2011

Ben Wallace and Luke Newman, UK absolute return fund managers at Henderson, take the time to explain a little bit more about absolute return strategies.

Henderson - Integration of Gartmore business

Henderson - Integration of Gartmore business - Published: 30 Aug 2011

Henderson Global Investors confirm their aquistion of Gartmore and the important changes they will be making to the fund range.

Fidelity - Real assets, the inflation play

Fidelity - Real assets, the inflation play - Published: 30 Jul 2011

Amit Lodha, portfolio manager at Fidelity, assesses the impact of the inflation dragon which has been awoken from its slumber once again!

BlackRock - Asset allocation

BlackRock - Asset allocation - Published: 30 Jun 2011

Mike Trudel, managing director & global strategist at BlackRock, examines asset allocation in detail and how a well-diversified, flexible mandate, can potentially improve investor returns.

Invesco - Where are the market risks today?

Invesco - Where are the market risks today? - Published: 30 May 2011

Tim Dickson, asia equity fund manager at Invesco, examines the structural changes in the world economy and business practice in the East.

HSBC - Islamic investing

HSBC - Islamic investing - Published: 30 Apr 2011

Mark Newsam, head of third party distribution at HSBC, examines the risk management inherent in Islamic finance and links to ethical investment for disciplined growth.

Loomis, Sayles & Co - Bond market perspectives

Loomis, Sayles & Co - Bond market perspectives - Published: 30 Mar 2011

Kathleen Gaffney, multi-sector bond portfolio manager, examines how the current economic climate is impacting on the bond sector.

JP Morgan - Global consumer trends

JP Morgan - Global consumer trends - Published: 27 Feb 2011

Peter Kirkman, portfolio manager at JP Morgan, examines long-term consumer trends and how they are affecting what people buy and how they live.

Invesco - Annual economic outlook 2011

Invesco - Annual economic outlook 2011 - Published: 30 Jan 2011

John Greenwood, chief economist at Invesco, shares his views regarding the outlook for 2011.