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Eight ways we helped Financial advisers in 2020
With a 55% increase in the use of FE Analytics during the market downturn of February and March, it’s clear that Financial Advisers are relying on and trusting our services. Below are eight ways that we helped Financial Advisers in 2020. FOR ADVISER USE ONLY.
Choosing the right investment strategy
The debate over whether active is better than passive investing is an old one, with views firmly embedded on both sides. In this article we take a fresh look at the debate and consider whether a ‘hybrid’ strategy could provide a more suitable alternative. FOR ADVISER USE ONLY.
Celebrating three-years of the Responsibly Managed Portfolios
This week marked the third anniversary of FE Investments’ Responsibly Managed Portfolios. Launched in 2017 when ESG solutions from discretionary managed portfolio providers were in their infancy, the range is designed to offer a pragmatic balance between managing risk and returns, while investing for good. FOR ADVISER USE ONLY
You can’t manage what you can’t measure
Selecting your client’s investments is just the beginning of your work as their adviser. Arguably, the greater and more time-consuming part of the process is in the monitoring and review of their portfolios to ensure they are progressing towards their chosen financial goals.
The added value of an audit trail
With coronavirus-induced volatility hitting markets hard in February and March, many advisers found their processes under increasing strain. The FCA responded by suspending the MiFiD II 10% drop rule until October 1st and with markets showing more stability over the short term, it’s an ideal opportunity for advisers to ensure their processes are compliant and scalable.
What's the real value of Discretionary Managed Portfolios for financial advisers?
Following our recent post on the Four key things to look out for when choosing a DFM we felt it would be beneficial to take a closer look at service delivery, as invariably that’s the primary factor in the decision to outsource investment management. FOR ADVISER USE ONLY.