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Barnett underperformance sees Invesco Perpetual jump to top of Spot the Dog list

Invesco Perpetual has rocketed into the top position of the Bestinvest Spot the Dog list with over £15bn in assets under management featured, despite having no funds in the previous edition.

Lloyds, BP, Glaxo: Which were the top ten most bought companies in H1 2018?

The Share Centre reveals which ten companies were most popular with UK investors in the first half of the year.

Crux’s Ward: The ‘overlooked’ sector in UK equities

Growth and value are not antonymous. This ought to be a fairly uncontroversial remark. To outperform the market, two factors must be in place: one must be willing to go against the market and one has to be right.

Why Europe is well set for a rotation into value stocks

After a strong 2017, the first half of this year has seen increased volatility in world markets, as monetary policy tightens and political events elicit caution. World growth is expected to remain robust, but with downward revisions for the...

‘A lot to look forward to’ for EM investors after a ‘dismal’ eight months

Despite a dismal performance in the first half of 2018 owing to a plethora of setbacks – such as the stronger US dollar, the Turkish crisis, rising trade tensions and policy turbulence – emerging markets have a lot to look forward...

Kames’ Wells: My shopping list is ready to take advantage of market opportunities

The economic recovery is long in the tooth and the rate of growth is slowing.

SSGA to launch communications ETF following S&P reclassification

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is launching an ETF offering exposure to the US communication sector, which includes Facebook, Netflix and Alphabet.

Kestrel IP slashes equities exposure ahead of ‘tech-driven Q3 slowdown’

Kestrel Investment Partners has cut equities exposure on its flagship fund of funds from 75% to 40% since June, warning a third quarter slowdown in the growth trajectory of US tech stocks will ultimately impact the valuation in other key sectors....

Buxton hires trio for newly-separated OMGI

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI, Richard Buxton’s firm which is set to rebrand to Merian Global Investors) has made three new hires on the UK equity and fixed income desks.

T. Rowe Price’s Keller to head EMEA distribution

T. Rowe Price has announced its current head of global investment management services, Asia Pacific, Scott Keller, will be responsible for distribution in the EMEA regions from next year.