The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
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The spectacular fall from grace of Britain's star investor Neil Woodford has tarnished the reputation of London's City finance district and hurt market confidence, according to analysts.
Equities that trade below intrinsic value or have capital appreciation potential are the apples of Fairtree’s Prescient Equity Fund's eye.
One of the most contentious topics in investment management, the active versus passive argument, has gained momentum at a recent live debate.
Not only large fund managers beat benchmarks. Simon Brown discusses two huge advantages a private investor has over such investment firms.
It is not so much a question of active or passive fund mangement as broadening the definitions of active to make it more effective at an earlier stage, says an adviser.
The Collective Investment Schemes industry has expressed concern over a sudden surge in interest in equities and says it hopes it is is not a case of market timing.
Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60bn from astute stock picking, but when he dies, the money he leaves will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index.
Futuregrowth chief investment officer Andrew Canter says the current system of fixed income pricing is corrupt.
Investors must carefully consider the options.
The SA SME Fund on Thursday announced the seven fund managers set to manage about R1.4bn in funding to develop small businesses in the country.
Allan Gray’s incoming chief operating officer Rob Formby explains why this asset manager is able to distinguish its portfolio and to deliver alpha.
South African investors still favour active fund management over low-cost alternatives, such as passive funds, says an investment analyst.
Fund managers have different styles of investing. Combining these styles might just ensure above-average performance.
There is currently a debate going on in the international news media about the future of actively managed funds and an expert puts it in context.
Money manager Old Mutual Global Investments has announced the merger of its property fund division into Henderson UK property OEIC, forming a £2.7bn fund.
Fund managers are increasingly turning to investigative tactics to uncover skeletons in company closets that can offer an investment edge in a low-yield world.
‘Offering a complicated range of highly specialised funds defeats the aim of simplicity’.
Investors must question what they’re paying for.
Investec's Value Fund has for the first time since 2000 ditched any exposure to big four banking stocks and major retail groups.
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