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David Prosser discusses currency risk and why it shouldn’t be ignored.
Emerging markets have been among the best performing asset classes so far in 2016. Carlos Hardenberg looks at whether the rally will be sustained.
Investors should look past the Punch and Judy show of the US election to an economy in decent shape.
The average investment company discount may have widened in the Brexit aftermath but David Prosser explains why this issue is far less significant than in times gone by.
David Prosser analyses why this is important news for investors.
David Prosser discusses the new report from Edison.
Carlos Hardenberg, lead portfolio manager of Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust discusses the changes he’s made to the portfolio since becoming lead manager in 2015, where they’re finding investment opportunities, why investors should consider emerging markets and his outlook for the emerging markets sector.
Omar Negyal, manager of the JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust talks to the AIC about his income strategy for emerging markets, where he’s finding investment opportunities, why investors should consider emerging markets and his outlook for the sector.
Is the emerging market recovery we’ve seen this year sustainable? David Prosser examines.
Why an actively managed global equity portfolio is an ideal vehicle for saving for children.
Putting illiquid assets into investment companies makes them easily tradeable. But to what extent does it dilute their diversification benefits? Nick Britton examines.
More proof that investment companies are alive to the competitive threat posed by other types of collective investment vehicle
David Prosser discusses the recent drop in fees by two investment companies included in the recent Tilney BestInvest research.