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The future winners of the UK equity income sector

By Alex Paget | 07:00 | 31-Oct-2014

F&C’s Gary Potter tells FE Trustnet why he shuns the highest profile names within the UK equity income space and instead focuses on the newest entrants to the sector.

QE becomes history: How fund houses reacted

18:15 | 30-Oct-2014

The end of the ‘greatest economic experiment ever’ looks unlikely to cause a serious market crash but could it also throw up opportunities?

Martin Cholwill: The biggest threat to your UK fund

16:00 | 30-Oct-2014

Royal London’s Martin Cholwill explains why he is avoiding any areas of the UK market which could become a battleground in the build-up to next year’s general election.

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Record outflows from UK equity funds: Are investors making a mistake?

29 Oct, 2014 at 20:00

Investors have been selling certain high-profile UK funds en masse over the last month, but have they got their timing all wrong?

Barnett, Woodford, Henderson & co smash old rivals for capital growth

29 Oct, 2014 at 12:00

Managers who refused to adhere to the 110 per cent UK Equity Income yield target said they weren’t prepared to sacrifice their ability to generate capital growth. FE Trustnet research appears to ...

Dampier: Why investment trusts have no chance of displacing funds

By Joshua Ausden on 29 Oct, 2014 at 10:00

The total capacity of the IT UK Equity Income sector is significantly smaller than the size of Mark Barnett’s Invesco Perpetual High Income fund.

Why I’ve just bought my first passive fund… and why it won’t be the last

10:15 | 30-Oct-2014

My portfolio has always been with active managers but after I spent more time thinking about the outcomes these investments are supposed to achieve, I bought my first ever passive.

The data that proves UK Equity Income investors are wrong to obsess over yield

07:00 | 30-Oct-2014

In the next article in our income campaign, we use data from FE Analytics to show why a starting yield has little to no bearing on how much income is generated over a market cycle.

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1 Alex Wright 192.6
2 James Henderson 143.5
3 Nick Train 139.4
4 Rosemary Banyard 138.9
5 Philip Rodrigs 137.3


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