UK Equities

UK Equities Refreshed – JP Morgan Asset Management Webconference

UK Equities Refreshed – JP Morgan Asset Management Webconference

The UK stock market’s mix of domestically-focused and multinational companies provides compelling long-term investment opportunities, giving investors access to some of the highest quality management teams with businesses operating around the world – while also...

Blackfinch AM launches ESG multi-asset fund range

Blackfinch AM launches ESG multi-asset fund range

Blackfinch Asset Management has launched four environmental, social and governance (ESG) approved multi-asset unit trusts, as it makes its move into the retail investment space. The trusts, which will be known as the Adaptation Funds, will blend both active and...

Seven managers to exit in Jupiter/Merian fund shake-up

Seven managers to exit in Jupiter/Merian fund shake-up

Jupiter has committed to a significant shake-up of its product range following its merger with Merian, with seven managers exiting and a number of sales staff being made redundant. From Merian, managers Ian Ormiston, Rob James, Mark Greenwood, Citywire...

The audience angle: Seeking income in UK equities

The audience angle: Seeking income in UK equities

2020 is shaping up to be a difficult year for income-seekers, but advisers and wealth managers are finding myriad ways to protect investors’ income stream. Citywire reports. Central banks have cut interest rates to close to zero – Britain’s to a historic low of 0.1% –...

The Dividend Dilemma

The Dividend Dilemma

What extraordinary times we are living in! Away from the heroes on the front line who are bravely battling this pandemic, fund managers around the world are spending their time trying to absorb and analyse the data, trying to second guess what the next stage of the...

Strategy focus: A smoother ride in UK equities

Strategy focus: A smoother ride in UK equities

An investment strategy that focuses on high-quality companies and is well diversified across investment styles and sectors should stand UK equity investors in good stead when the ‘skies clear’, according to JP Morgan fund manager James Illsley. ‘Don’t ask me about...

Extending the alpha opportunity in UK equity

Extending the alpha opportunity in UK equity

When fund managers have a positive view on a stock, they can buy it and build a position as large as their liquidity and risk parameters allow. In many cases, this can be many times the weight of the stock in the index, significantly increasing the potential to...