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Seedrs passes the £1 million funded milestone in just 9 months

The UK online platform for investing in startups - Seedrs - has just passed the £1 million mark in the funding that startups have raised since it launched in July last year.

Fund managers tip the US to lead global recovery in 2013

After a strong start for equity markets this year, the US is widely tipped to be the star performer for the rest of 2013, a Fidelity Personal Investing survey of leading fund groups has revealed.

Alliance Trust Savings adds 100 funds to its Investment Platform

Alliance Trust Savings (ATS) has announced the addition of nearly 100 new funds to its investment platform.

What investors should consider when choosing an investment fund

Over a third of investors (38%) believe that performance is the single most important consideration when choosing a fund, according to research from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) using survey data from Morningstar.

Barings launches Euro Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund

Baring Asset Management (Barings), the international investment firm, has announced the launch of the Baring Euro Dynamic Asset Allocation (EDAA) Fund.

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.