Fundhouse Insights Latest Articles

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Jun
2013

Advisers to get more offshore product choice via the proposed changes to Notice 2076 of CI...

Proposed changes to Notice 2076 of CISCA mean that advisers should get more offshore investment choice in the future. These regulatory changes have long been anticipated and we are ...
31
May
2013

There Will Be Haircuts

In the words of Bill Gross: "Central banks and policymakers are acting like barbers. They haircut your investments." This article, by Gross, talks to the poor outcomes you can expect ...
3
May
2013

Four Indicators of an “out the box” investment manager

In this Article, Dr. Simon Marais, CIO of Allan Gray Australia, pens one of the most important articles on investment management that we have had the pleasure of reading. This article ...
1
May
2013

Who Needs Alpha?

In this article, John Kinsley of Prudential argues the case for long term active investment.
1
May
2013

Trusts as an Investment Vehicle

In this article, Gordon Stuart of Sentinel explains trusts as an investment vehicle.
29
Apr
2013

Fund Flows in the UK

We analyse the main interesting statistics in the UK market place which should help give a glimpse into what may be a future trend in South Africa. We look at the role of passive ...
28
Apr
2013

Financial Services trends in Europe

In this article, we look at 4 broad trends: regulation, low yields, equity volatility and decreased country chauvinism and evaluate who the beneficiaries and losers may be
25
Apr
2013

Interview with Sandy McGregor – Part 2

In this month's podcast, we are very fortunate to have interviewed Sandy McGregor from Allan Gray. We cover the very interesting history of the business and what it had to endure to be ...
24
Apr
2013

Interview with Sandy McGregor – Part 1

In this month's podcast, we are very fortunate to have interviewed Sandy McGregor from Allan Gray. We cover the very interesting history of the business and what it had to endure to be ...
19
Apr
2013

The RDR – A Law of Unintended Consequences

This article reflects on the unintended consequence of legislation on advisers. Instead of creating more independent advisers, it seems to be chasing them into tied distribution models.
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