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Sterling falls to eight-week low as uncertain economic outlook weighs

Sterling declined to its lowest level since early July on Tuesday as uncertainty around the UK economic outlook continued, while the US dollar rallied on fading geopolitical tensions between the US and North Korea.

How is Artemis High Income dealing with the challenges of liquidity and forthcoming macro challenges?

While the Artemis High Income Fund, managed by Alex Ralph, does not adhere to any specific benchmarks, it does instead focus on achieving an ‘above average’ and relatively high level of income by investing in bonds and some higher...

Fear and pessimism masking mispriced European opportunities

The outlook for Europe is bright, despite headwinds, argues Jacob Mitchell, CIO and founder of Antipodes Partners.

Time for central bankers to turn the tide at Jackson Hole?

We must follow this meeting of the central bankers closely, argues Fabrizio Quirighetti, CIO and co-head of multi-asset at SYZ Asset Management.

A Midsummer Night’s Illusion on bonds

From May to the end of June, many investors appeared to have fallen under a spell, writes Andrew Harmstone, portfolio manager for the global multi-asset team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

Aviva Investors’ Samouilhan to join T. Rowe Price

Former Aviva Investors multi-asset manager Nick Samouilhan is set to join T. Rowe Price as a solutions strategist later this year.

Update: Woodford backs Provident Financial to ‘get back on track’ despite being ‘hugely disappointed’

Shares in sub-prime lender Provident Financial have plummeted by nearly 70% yesterday after the firm’s CEO announced he is quitting his role as the firm unveiled its second profit warning in three months.

Brevan Howard co-founder returns to UK despite Brexit uncertainty

One of the UK’s wealthiest fund managers and co-founder of hedge fund management company Brevan Howard, Alan Howard has returned to the City after seven years out, at a time when it is fighting to keep its status as Europe’s financial...

T. Rowe Price to absorb research costs post-MiFID II

T. Rowe Price has become the latest asset manager to confirm it will pay for research via its own capital, rather than charging clients separately, when MiFID II comes into force in January 2018.

Aviva Investors appoints head of multi-asset funds; Samouilhan departs

Aviva Investors has hired Sunil Krishnan from Santander AM as head of multi-asset funds, while senior fund manager Nick Samouilhan is leaving the firm.