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Insight on Multi-Asset

Published by : Insight Investment

Insight’s proven approach to multi-asset investment combines actively managed directional risk with less directional sources of return. Through a diversified portfolio and by making use of dynamic asset allocation, the approach is designed to deliver its longer-term performance target while managing

Published: 24 March 2017

Business Area: Investments

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Discover age bespoke default design

Published by : NEST

NEST’s approach to lifestyling is unique in the UK, offering a range of nearly 50 target date funds tailored around the age a member expects to retire. This video shows what this means for NEST members and how this approach helps effectively manage risks – from early on in an individual’s savings

Published: 21 March 2017

Business Area: Auto-Enrolment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

How to find the right auto enrolment default fund

Published by : NEST

Auto enrolment is proving successful in getting people to remain invested in a workplace pension scheme. But what sort of investment approaches are best for individuals? As many as 99 per cent of NEST members remain in the default fund. So it’s important the default reflects members’ needs at

Published: 21 March 2017

Business Area: Auto-Enrolment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Investing for the long term - how to make it real

Published by : NEST

With some members joining NEST as early as 17 years old, it’s important to take a long-term approach to investing their money. To give savers the best possible outcomes in retirement, NEST incorporates long-term risk factors into its investment approach. These include environmental, social and

Published: 21 March 2017

Business Area: Auto-Enrolment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Focused fund choice makes sense for auto-enrolment

Published by : NEST

Having choice empowers individuals. But when it comes to retirement saving through auto-enrolment, offering meaningful choice that doesn’t overwhelm people is the route to empowerment. As chief investment officer Mark Fawcett explains in this video, NEST offers five fund choices that represent a

Published: 21 March 2017

Business Area: Auto-Enrolment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Diversification – what does good look like?

Published by : NEST

With auto enrolment creating such high take up of default funds, how can advisors feel confident that a scheme’s default is right for a client’s particular needs? In this video, chief investment officer, Mark Fawcett talks about what good looks like when it comes to diversification from NEST’s

Published: 21 March 2017

Business Area: Auto-Enrolment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Considerations for efficient factor based portfolio construction

Published by : Allianz Global Investors GmbH

In this paper, we tackle some of the most frequently posed questions about factor investing, questions which should be considered when constructing an efficient factor based portfolio.

Published: 19 March 2017

Business Area: Investments

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

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Investing in a world where less is more

Published by : Sarasin & Partners

When investing for the long term, it pays to step back occasionally and consider the wider context, putting the scale of current events and asset values in perspective. Henry Boucher, Deputy CIO, looks at the impact of debt, demographics and income distribution on the global economy.

Published: 01 March 2017

Business Area: Investments

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Seeking alternative sources of returns

Published by : Sarasin & Partners

Amid heightened political risk and an uncertain growth outlook, many investors are now considering alternative sources of returns. Jamie Fletcher and Alistair Campbell, of the Sarasin Third Party Funds Team, investigate the vast array of strategies available to investors.

Published: 01 March 2017

Business Area: Investments

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

In defence of trade

Published by : Sarasin & Partners

After decades of economic integration, today we are confronted with a new wave of anti-global sentiment. Economist Niloofar Rafiei looks back at the complex history of world trade and considers the benefits of internationalisation.

Published: 01 March 2017

Business Area: Investments

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)