Fundhouse Insights Latest Articles

14
Jun
2013

Means, ends, dividends

In light of the global ageing population and the resulting hunger for income from many investors, Blackrock's Investment Institute consider the pros and cons of dividend investing.
13
Jun
2013

Fees: A potential pitfall of using a Trust

In this article, Gordon Stuart of Sentinel explains what to consider when setting up a trust.
11
Jun
2013

A Business Plan – Still a very useful document

A Caveat Most businesses do not have a business plan and there is often a good reason why: in large part, businesses evolve in an oblique way, through trial and error, rather than ...
5
Jun
2013

Q&A: Investment Linked Life Annuities (ILLA) and Regulation 28

Our Q&A service provides you with the opportunity to pose difficult questions or to identify an issue that you would like us to research further. Our aim is to respond to questions ...
4
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 ...
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