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NEWS FROM FUND MANAGERS

We’ve curated the best blog posts from experts in the field to give your charity the best insight into the investments landscape.

The value of investments may fall as well as rise. You may not get back the full amount that you originally invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. There is no guarantee about the level of capital or income returns that will be generated.

HELPING CHARITIES TO INVEST FOR 90 YEARS

We use our expertise to source articles and opinions that take a critical look at the investments market. These articles, provided by leading experts, offer insight into the state of the investments market for charities, plus what to look out for.

Please note
: The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect CAF’s views.

LATEST CHARITY INVESTMENT NEWS

  • 3 December 2019 

    Market update – December 2019

    A summary of our current economic and market views.
  • 3 December 2019 

    Germany: the sick man of Europe again?

    Jacob Vijverberg, Investment Manager, Multi-Asset Investing. Recent data shows that Germany narrowly avoided a recession as GDP for the third quarter of 2019 grew by a paltry 0.1% following a contraction in the second quarter. These weak figures have led many commentators to question whether Germany is becoming the ‘sick man of Europe’.

OTHER INVESTMENT NEWS BY TOPIC

Investment market updates

Market updates

Independent experts bring you the latest commentary on the markets to help inform your investment decisions.

The latest from the markets
Income and capital preservation

Income and capital preservation

With more investors than ever looking for dependable income, capital preservation has become as important as performance.

Articles on capital preservation
Investment governance

Investment governance

Having robust governance for your investments means that you can feel confident that you’re doing the right thing for your charity.

Articles about governance
Investment risk

Investment risk

It’s important to understand how to navigate investment risk in order to minimise its effect on your portfolio.

Learn more about risk
Politics and investing

Politics

Domestic and international politics can have an effect on everything from interest rates to economics growth. All of these can affect the investment landscape.

How politics can affect investing
Sustainable investing

Sustainable investing

Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into your investment decisions.

Articles about sustainability

UNDERSTANDING CHARITY INVESTING

Why do charities invest?


Making the most of your charity’s funds is one of the biggest responsibilities you face.

Plan your investments


Once you’ve made the decision to invest, how do you research investment options?

Manage your charity’s investments


How can you make sure that you’re getting the best from your investments?