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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

    Play your 'Kards' right

    “With stories such as Ukraine, Syria and Ebola dominating October’s news, I turned up to the conference feeling at least three-quarters of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse must be thinking Christmas had come early. By the time the next event rolled around, however, I was feeling better about life – if only because media attention had switched to other weighty matters, such as Kim Kardashian’s anatomy. ‘Weighty’ may be the wrong adjective.”.

    Read more here

  • > The Week

    Beyond the fringe

    Currency markets have historically been seen as the ‘Wild West’ fringe of investment, driven as they are by the actions of central bankers, governments and occasionally George Soros. As a result fund, managers have usually worked on the premise that currencies remain too capricious to predict with any certainty and have tended to avoid, where possible, having significant exposure.

    Read the full article here
  • > Events-Hub

    11 March Mere Event

    We are delighted to invite you to join us for this Events-Hub seminar, taking place at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa Mere, on the 11 March 2015. The seminar will play host to some of the industry’s leading fund managers, demonstrating a wealth of investment talent.

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

  • > Partner news

    Take a multi- asset approach to income investing with BlackRock

    2015 brings a complex backdrop for investors to negotiate – US economic strength makes higher interest rates a probability for the second half of the year, while Europe and Japan still struggle to generate any significant economic momentum....

    For more on why BlackRock believes a multi-asset approach to income generation may be an effective way to negotiate the current market environment, please click here

  • > Events-Hub

    24 Feb London Event

    Our next Events-Hub conference will be taking place at Mandarin Oriental on 24 February 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

    4 March Newmarket Event

    Our next Events-Hub conference will be taking place at The Jockey Club Rooms on 4 March 2015. The event will start at 8.00am with registration and lunch, and the presentations will commence at 9.00am. The conference will then end at 11.50am.

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

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    Marketing Survey

    This survey, which seeks your views on fund management's marketing collateral and advertising presence in 2014, should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.

    To take part in the survey, please click here

Events Hub

Conferences

2015 Conferences

New conferences for Q1 of 2015 have been uploaded to Events-Hub. Sponsors such as AXA IM & BlackRock and roadshows such as Alpha Generators are live for you to register your place. 

 

Better Business

Hub News Magazine

Read the latest edition of Hub News with articles from the likes of Aberdeen’s Lucy O’Carroll, Regina Borromeo of Legg Mason affiliate Brandywine and Mark Barnett of Invesco Perpetual. Start reading now

 

Global Update

2014’s eventful finale

December delivered a relatively eventful finale. Investor sentiment was boosted by encouraging news on the US economy and signs that leading central banks – notably in the US and the eurozone – remain supportive. Read full article

 

Opinion-Hub

CPD Centre

Annual Survey

This survey, which seeks your views on topics such as marketing, communication and upcoming business challenges. Complete the survey before the deadline of 17 January 2015 to be entered into a draw to win a first prize of one Kindle Voyage. Take part here

 

Content Marketing

Social Media - full potential?

Following the FCA’s publication of guidance for advisers using social media for business purposes, the opportunity to use this free medium to communicate with clients and market your business is there for the taking. Read full article

 

Fixed income

Bridging a gap

The financial adviser’s role of interpreting the complexities of the investment world and bridging the gap between investors and fund managers has never been more important. Read full article

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Better business: How advisers should respond to the FCA's latest thinking on 'vulnerable' clients

Expert view: Schroders’ Zangana comments on the result of the Greek election and its implications

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Partner News

M&G Investments
Post traumatic lnvesting

In the M&G Multi Asset team’s view, the global investment landscape today represents a pretty fertile environment for those who are able to recognise the very significant effect human emotional responses can have on asset pricing. The team believe behavioural influences always have a key role to play in financial markets, but when investors experience a shock as rattling as the 2008 financial crisis, they are reminded just how powerful this influence can be

Please click here to read more

 

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

 

 

Alquity Investment Management - You may well agree that 2014 was an eventful year across the globe. And you’re probably wondering what 2015 may have in store? Well we can’t tell the future, but we can share some insight. Through our webinars, our Fund Managers will share their outlook for their markets this coming year.

View all our webminars here

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