Profile interviews with leading European fund selectors
Year in review: Japan
The Japanese economy is in the midst of its longest period of growth in more than a decade, helping drive an average return of 16.11% in sterling terms for funds in the UK Investment Association’s Japan sector in 2017, with the best performing fund up nearly 40%.
Fund manager transparency is vital, says Marta Campello
Above everything else, Marta Campello of the Spanish wealth manager Abante Asesores wants fund managers to be transparent. And if they are, that could make the difference between being ditched and being given a second chance.
Invesco Perpetual’s Butcher on navigating political turmoil in Europe
Since Stephanie Butcher took the helm of Invesco European Equity Income, the politics of the region have been in turmoil. But the trials seem to have abated and she is now reaping the rewards of shrewd value approach.
The enduring legacy of Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius
Mark Mobius, AKA Mr Emerging Markets, will be stepping back from day-to-day management of several high-profile funds at Franklin Templeton. He tells us where he would like to retire, if it ever comes to that.