Abraham Okusanya 14 Jan 2022

Investment Non-Outlook for 2022

This time of the year, the asset management industry dusts off its crystal ball and issues an ‘investment outlook’ for the year ahead. The only thing you need to know about these futile attempts at financial clairvoyance is that they aren’t worth the paper they are written on.

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Nicki Hinton-Jones
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ESG. As easy as ABC

A rise in consumers demanding responsible behaviour from companies and regulators focusing on sustainability has boosted the popularity of ESG assets.
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Hana Dickinson
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Is active management still relevant?

The range of investment funds available to retail investors is vast and complex. Yet whatever the remit of the fund, there are only two fundamental approaches to managing assets that can be taken – active management or index tracking.
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Robin Powell
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Why India's active managers are struggling

You’ll usually find an exception to the rule — pretty much any rule, in fact — if you’re determined to find one. The rule that investors are better off investing in passive, rather than active, funds isn’t any different.
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Hana Dickinson
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Multi-asset funds are a mug's game

Our Multi-Asset Fund Report 2021 looked at no less than 94 fund families, consisting of 420 multi-asset funds. Collectively, they hold almost £190bn of client money.
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