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Fidelity launches emerging market corporate debt fund

Fidelity Worldwide Investment is expanding its fixed income range with the launch of an emerging market corporate debt fund.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management launches JPM Fusion Fund range

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched an unfettered whole-of-market fund-of-funds range called the JPM Fusion Fund range.

DIY investors overlook tax and charges at the expense of performance

Almost a third (31 per cent) of DIY investors aren't aware that the way they buy financial products - direct from a provider or from a platform or fund supermarket - can impact the cost of their investment, according to research from Prudential.

Schroders launch Global Unconstrained Bond fund

Schroders has announced the launch of Schroder ISF Global Unconstrained Bond, a new fund which will take an unconstrained approach and aim to achieve an attractive risk adjusted return of 4-5% p.a. over the benchmark over an interest rate cycle.

Jupiter India fund

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, explains why India has potential for higher risk investors and highlights the Jupiter India find for exposure to the region.

RLAM launches Global High Yield funds

Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) announces the launch of two new funds designed to meet growing investor demand for income generation from sub-investment grade corporate debt.

Top tips for ethical investment

Ethical investment is becoming the chosen vehicle for many investors who demand more than just financial growth from their money.

Opportunities abound in global agriculture equities, says Barings

Extreme weather events in 2012 led to sharp price rises in food commodities such as corn, wheat and soybeans and these prices look set to remain elevated for the next six months, according to Baring Asset Management (Barings), the international investment firm.

SWIP UK Flexible Strategy fund

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, explains the part the SWIP UK Flexible Strategy fund has in a diversified portfolio.

Schroders launches Sirios US Equity fund on GAIA platform

Schroders has announced the launch of another externally-managed fund, Schroder GAIA Sirios US Equity (the ‘Fund'), on its UCITS platform.

AXA Real Estate launches UK Long Lease Property Fund

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers ("AXA Real Estate") has launched the UK Long Lease Property Fund (the "Fund"), which aims to offer UK institutional investors, pension schemes and investment consultants a new property-based, liability matching solution with long and secure income streams.

Schroders launches Core European Property Fund

Schroders Property Investment Management (SPrIM) is announcing the first close of a Schroder Core European Property Fund specifically designed for Swiss tax exempt pension schemes.

The Share Centre adds six funds to the Platinum 120

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, explains why these six funds have been added to the Platinum 120 and what they offer investors.

Fund investors not big on Japan

Stuart Welch, CEO, TD Direct Investing comments: "Investors were quick to act on warnings that Japan's economy may be shrinking last month.

November 2012 sees appetite for UK focussed funds continue to increase

Data showing the top 20 fund purchases made by Barclays Stockbrokers clients in November revealed strong interest in the UK for a third consecutive month, with nine of the top twenty funds having a UK focus, up from six in September 2012.