Economic Commentary – October 2014

October 28th, 2014, by Phil Bennett

After a long period of comparative calm, markets have fallen by over 5% in the last quarter with the FTSE 100 now at 6,363 having started the year at 6,749. We have also observed the largest spike in the VIX… Read More…

Richard Pease Leaves Henderson to Join Crux Asset Management

October 15th, 2014, by Phil Bennett

On 15 October Henderson announced that Richard Pease is leaving to join Crux Asset Management, a new employee-owned fund management company based in London. Analyst James Milne will also join Crux and will be promoted to co-manager. The Henderson European… Read More…

Hedge Funds – Much Ado About Nothing

October 7th, 2014, by Phil Bennett

Over the last decade we have looked at hedge funds and funds of hedge funds on a regular basis. In theory hedge funds offer investors an attractive combination of investment growth and protection against market falls and promise some diversification… Read More…