'Losing trust' in globalisation
Criticised monetary policy
Follows Draghi comments of Brexit 'pain'
Speaking ahead of potential Fed hike next month
Concerns about fund fire sale
Growth and inflation forecasts revised up
John Ricciardi, CEO of Kestrel Investment Partners, explains how shifts in investor perceptions of UK inflation could affect markets over the coming months.
Regardless of Brexit delays
To boost growth and employment
In the immediate aftermath of the last recession and accompanying financial crisis, there was every reason to expect companies to be reticent about embarking on long-term, productivity-enhancing investment programmes.
Up 1.2% against the US dollar
Fears over 'hard Brexit'
One of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announcements in August was the intention to buy up to £10bn of corporate bonds over an 18-month period, writes F&C's Ian Robinson.
Pound fell 6% in two minutes
'Dangerous situation' as prices reach record high
First rate cut last month
Fund managers are employing a number of strategies to guard against rising inflation, but argue better value can be found outside the UK index-linked market as demand soars.
At its August meeting, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) halved the bank rate to 0.25% in addition to implementing a new Term Funding Structure and a purchase of up to £70bn UK corporate and government bonds.
Scott Ingham, investment director at Heartwood Investment Management, looks at the optimal risk/return approach to investing in bonds at a time when yields are unsustainably low
Does not rule out further rate cuts
Key announcements over the break
Bonds investors seeking opportunities across the globe
First it was the stockmarket and now it is household spending: financial and economic trends are defiantly failing to develop as predicted.