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Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Companies Fund update

Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Companies Fund update

Heather Ferguson | Tue 23 August 2016
In times of heightened uncertainty investors have tended to seek the safety of large well-established institutions and shun higher-risk smaller companies. This was evident in the weeks that followed the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

Fidelity Special Situations - a contrarian buy?

Fidelity Special Situations - a contrarian buy?

Kate Marshall | Mon 15 August 2016
The uncertainty that followed the UK’s decision to leave the EU drew investors to the UK’s largest companies, many of which derive a significant proportion of their earnings overseas.

Aviva Property Fund - closed for 6 to 8 months

Aviva Property Fund - closed for 6 to 8 months

Heather Ferguson | Fri 12 August 2016
In the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, investors became concerned over the prospects for the UK property market.

Kames: ethical equity specialists

Kames: ethical equity specialists

Kate Marshall | Tue 09 August 2016
Kames Capital is a leader in ethical investing. Audrey Ryan has been at the helm of their flagship Ethical Equity Fund for more than 17 years...

MFM Slater Growth - a stock picker's portfolio

MFM Slater Growth - a stock picker's portfolio

Kate Marshall | Thu 28 July 2016
The UK’s vote to leave the European Union created much uncertainty. The UK stock market fell in the immediate aftermath of the vote, although there was a marked difference in the performance of small and larger businesses.

Aberdeen Global Asian Smaller Companies Fund research update

Aberdeen Global Asian Smaller Companies Fund research update

Kate Marshall | Thu 28 July 2016
The team have built an exceptional long-term track record investing in Asian markets, although their Aberdeen Global Asian Smaller Companies Fund went through a more challenging time from mid-2013 until the start of this year.

Aberdeen: Asian equity experts

Aberdeen: Asian equity experts

Kate Marshall | Tue 26 July 2016
The Asian equities team at Aberdeen are well-known for their meticulous research and disciplined investment approach. They are unyielding in their quest to find only the highest-quality companies, which they can purchase at sensible valuations.

Standard Life UK Equity High Income - Fund update

Standard Life UK Equity High Income - Fund update

Heather Ferguson | Wed 20 July 2016
Medium-sized companies have often overcome many of the challenges faced by smaller firms, but remain unencumbered by some of the inefficiencies that plague larger businesses.

TM Sanditon European - Brexit will not affect the long-term economic cycle

TM Sanditon European - Brexit will not affect the long-term economic cycle

Kate Marshall | Thu 21 July 2016
Chris Rice, manager of the TM Sanditon European Fund, uses a business cycle approach to investing. By forming a view of the wider economic environment he aims to identify when the next stage of the cycle will arrive...

Marlborough Multi-Cap Income

Marlborough Multi-Cap Income

Heather Ferguson | Tue 19 July 2016
Any period of significant uncertainly is likely to cause turbulence in stock markets. The EU referendum has been no exception and the past few weeks have been difficult for investors.


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