Investors lose appetite for gold - survey 23/04/2015 UK investors are avoiding gold this year despite the sharp decline in the price of the precious metal over the past two years, a survey by Legg Mason Global Asset Management has found.
Healthcare – still a chance to make healthy returns 23/04/2015 The healthcare sector has been on a tear: A heady combination of merger and acquisition activity, drug discovery and favourable demographics have seen the sector outstrip almost every other over the past five years. But now questions are being raised over valuations and investors fear a 2000-style crash. Can the healthcare sector make progress from here?
ALFI conference: the changing asset management industry 22/04/2015 The ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry) Conference in London's Guildhall saw a panel of experts discuss the changing asset management industry, covering topics including passive versus active fund managers, asset management opportunities regarding an emerging Asian middle class, and the effect of increased regulation in Taiwan.
US wealthy increasingly making own investment decisions - study 20/04/2015 Following a Spectrem Group survey, non-Millionaires are more likely to rely on their own investment knowledge and resources to make financial decisions. The study focussed on households with a net worth of at least $100,000 (not including primary residence).