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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

  • > Editors Blog

    Merger most lovely

    There was a period maybe 20 years ago when The Times, my newspaper of choice, seemed to be redesigning, resizing and/or reformatting itself every five minutes and, because I am not terribly keen on change, this used to bother me. However, because all this tinkering was happening so regularly, I came to realise that – with the exception of the time they moved the crossword off the back page – any adverse reaction never lasted very long.

    Read more on this weeks blog here.

  • > The Week

    Week in focus

    Suspension of belief - 8 September 2014

    There is a feeling of unreality in markets at the moment. Investors know equities are fully valued on most measures – and also that this benign period of low volatility cannot endure – but they are willing to enjoy the ride for as long as it lasts. In the current environment, the decision of what to sell and when will be every bit as important as that of what to buy.

    Read the full article here


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    Steven Andrew of M&G on The BoE at the crossroads

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the housing market poses the greatest threat to the UK economic outlook but this is almost certainly not true. The greatest threat to the UK economy, argues M&G fund manager Steven Andrew, is more likely to be an overreaction to the Bank of England’s first interest rate hike, as the fear of a ‘return to normal’ is then priced into both financial markets and the expectations of businesses and households.

    To read more on why Andrew believes managing expectations on rate rises is now policymakers’ biggest challenge, click here.


  • > Events-Hub

    London October Event

    Our next Events-Hub conference will be taking place at Mandarin Oriental on the 16th October 2014. 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 and 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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Editor's choice

Scotland votes 'no': Invesco's Greenwood says this is positive news for both Scotland and the UK

Scotland votes 'no': Schroders' Zangana comments on Scotland's decision to stay within the UK

The Week: Snap investment decisions after a Scottish 'yes' vote would likely be poor ones

Strategy update: F&C's Paul Niven explains his shorter-term neutral stance on equities

Clive Hale: The game of risk is being gamed ever upwards by the world's central bankers

Market updates: Catch up with all our monthly briefings or download them for your clients

Better business: SimplyBiz’s Jason Kirk looks at key aspects of the FCA’s social media guidance

Editor's blog: We hope users can now view Adviser-Hub as even more of a ‘destination’ site

Partner News

Can Japan weather the sales tax hike. Download here

Fracking the Freeze and the Federal reserve. Download here

Legg Mason
Economist Intelligence Unit. Download here

Legg Mason
Perspectives, Market Commentary. Download here

F&C Investments
Read our new asset allocation compass giving an ‘at a glance’ insight to our views across asset classes plus how they are reflected in top-down positioning. Read more here


F&C Investments
Watch a two part video featuring Gary Potter, co-head of F&C’s multi-manager team, that outlines the features and benefits of risk-targeted multi-manager funds and earn 30 mins structured CPD. Watch here

J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Claim Structured CPD on IncomeIntelligence. Read more here

J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Download the J.P. Morgan App to create a more meaningful experience for clients Download now

M&G Investments
Steven Andrew on central bank policy – ‘The Bank of England at the crossroads’ Watch now


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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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