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    CPD Central

    As CPD becomes an increasingly important feature in the industry, we’ve taken steps to improve this element of our service, helping our users better manage this part of their business.


    By logging in to your CPD account, you can keep track of the number of structured CPD hours you’ve gained by attending our Events-Hub conferences, and gain more by completing a variety of surveys and questionnaires set by our sponsoring groups

  • > Editor's Blog

    Writing on the wall

    "The first slide of the first presentation of the first Events-Hub conference after the summer break was hardly designed to ease the 100-strong London audience back in gently. Entitled ‘A wall of worry’, it referenced such upbeat moments of the last decade as the global market crash, Lehman Brothers, Bernie Madoff, the Gulf oil spill, the European debt crisis, the Japanese tsunami, Russia’s annexation of … well, you get the idea."

    Read more here.

  • > The Week

    Week in focus

    No Stress? - 27 October 2014

    Markets have been dragged lower over recent weeks and largely on the back of concerns over global economic growth. At the heart of this has been worries over the relative strength of the eurozone economy, so it was surprising to see that, following its Asset Quality Review, the European Central Bank (ECB) considers the eurozone banks in unexpectedly good shape. Does this mean investors can breathe a sigh of relief?

    Read the full article here


  • > Events-Hub

    10 February Exeter Event

    Registration: 8.00am (welcome breafast provided)
    Start Time: 9.00am
    Close: 11.50am

    GLG, part of Man Group
    J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    For more information or to register your place, please click here

  • > Partner message

    European market setback offers buying opportunity, says Schroders’ Rory Bateman

    In this Schroders Quickview, Rory Bateman, the group’s head of UK & European equities, highlights why investors may actually view the setback suffered by European markets since the middle of September as a buying opportunity.

    To read more, click here.


  • Events-Hub

    13 January London Event

    Our next Events-Hub conference will be taking place at Mandarin Oriental on 13 January 2015. The event will start at 12.30pm with registration and lunch, and the presentations will commence at 1.30pm. The conference will then end with networking drinks at 4.20pm.

    For more information or to register your place, please click here

Events Hub

Reward points

Time to Treat Yourself

Did you know that you can earn rewards points by attending our Events-Hub conferences? As with a Boots card or air miles, points are accumulated over time and can be exchanged for gifts from our rewards shop. Read More


Better Business

Simply Better Biz

In this section you can read a number of articles relating to several ways advisers can improve their business and customer relations during these turbulent economic times. Read more


Risk management

Navigating Fixed Income

Aberdeen Asset Management¹s Brad Crombie, highlights the results of the company¹s recent fixed income survey. Read More


Content Marketing

The Perfect Plan

Why an effective content marketing plan could be just what the doctor ordered during these tough times. Read More


Fixed income

A Risky Business?

In this article, BlackRock¹s Tony Stenning investigates the pros and cons of using predefined risk targets. Read More


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London On 24-11-2014 02:00 PM To 03:30 PM
2. PO3 Roadshow
Birmingham On 25-11-2014 02:00 PM To 03:30 PM
3. Adviser Assembly
London On 25-11-2014 12:55 PM To 03:45 PM
4. Investment f1orum
Oxford On 27-11-2014 09:30 AM To 05:45 PM
5. Adviser Assembly
Harrogate On 02-12-2014 12:55 PM To 06:00 PM

Editor's choice

Expert view: Read Invesco Perpetual’s Paul Chesson on Japan’s surprise fall back into recession

Better business: SimplyBiz's Keeley Paddon welcomes the recent changes to pensions legislation

The Week: Perhaps the only surprise about Japan's economy is its ability to disappoint so consistently

Asset allocation: Why M&G's Steven Andrew remains positive on equities' medium-term outlook

Client guides: Help your clients plan ahead with our new guide, Stay on top of rising interest rates

Investment strategy: Read ASP’s Clive Hale on the long and the short(s) of the falling price of gold

Market updates: Read all our market updates, including UK, Europe, bonds and emerging markets

Newsletter Builder: Find three new articles to help prepare your clients for rising interest rates


Partner News

M&G Investments
M&G Global Basic Webcast - with Randeep Somal

M&G would be delighted if you could join us on Tuesday 4 November for a webcast briefing by Randeep Somel, manager of the M&G Global Basics Fund. The call will start at 10:00am GMT on Tuesday 4 November and is expected to last an hour.

In the webcast, Randeep will provide an update on the fund and how it has fared of late; there will also be an opportunity for questions and answers.Please click on the link below to register for the iView webcast.

A bite-size summary of the past week's events in financial markets and economies with some highlights to look out for in the week ahead.
Read here

Weekly Gold Report
Follow the fortunes of Gold in our weekly report which assesses the previous week’s events and explores the outlook for the yellow metal.
Read here

Aberdeen Asset Management
Richard Dunbar's Bi-Weekly Market Insight
Richard explores how the global geopolitical landscapes effects our purchasing power in this highly interesting piece, Bobbing for apples

Economists' Corner Lucy O'Carroll
Lucy O'Carroll chief economist of investment solutions at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the macroeconomic markets


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Sponsor News

M&G Investments - Matthew Vaight, manager of the M&G Asian Fund and the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund, sees signs of improving corporate governance standards in Korea as an encouraging trend.

In his view, reform and a greater focus on the interests of minority shareholders should ultimately support the valuations of Korea’s leading companies. Download


Artemis - James Foster reviews bond markets and performance of Strategic Bond Fund. The fund manager highlights bank bonds as the fund’s star performers and remains positive about hybrid and financial bonds going forward.  Read more 

Aviva Investors - The recent proposed merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons was not universally welcomed, though ultimately it could be a smart move.

The proposed deal highlights a key theme that could radically reshape the media and telecoms industries – convergence. Read more here


Investec Asset Management - Charles Whall and Tom Nelson, Co-Portfolio Managers, explain the basis for their 2014 crude oil forecast, detail the positioning of the Investec Global Energy Fund, and explain why they expect the fund to continue its recent outperformance. 

  • Click here to read the manager update by Charles Whall and Tom Nelson. In addition,
  • Click here to watch Charles' latest Investment View video on global energy markets.


Aviva Investors - Chris Murphy, manager of the Aviva Investors UK Equity Income Fund, believes focusing on producing long-term investment returns from the stock market involves searching for companies offering strong cash-flow prospects and quality franchises while ignoring short-term market froth that grabs the headlines. Read more here




Baring Asset Management - In this short video, Michael Levy answers questions from European fund selectors on the risks and opportunities he believes frontier markets now offer. Watch now


GLG part of Man Group - Fat tails and dead cat bounces in credit markets. Download Jon Mawby's most recent thought leadership piece Download here



Aviva Investors - In this article Chris Murphy, manager of the Aviva Investors UK Equity Income Fund, explains why long-term investors should beware of the effect this year’s flurry of IPOs has had on the UK equity market.

Read more here


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