Staff blog addresses growing concerns
Conventional bond funds will struggle to replicate returns seen in the past
BoE governor has spoken to fund groups about risks
UK inflation rises 0.1% in July to beat forecasts
BoE chief asks 135 groups for liquidity information
Investment managers are expecting to see the first interest rate rise in the US in over six years in the next couple of months, but could we see a further round of quantitative easing instead?
Ugo Lancioni, head of global currency at Neuberger Berman, takes a closer look at some of the consensus currency positions of last year, and asks if they are still compelling.
In its latest quarterly Inflation Report, the Bank of England has forecast inflation will remain low for longer than previously expected, as a result of weak energy prices and continuing currency strength.
Sterling fell 1% against the dollar and euro this lunchtime, as rate rise expectations were pushed back, with just one MPC member voting for an increase this month.
Don't blame the dividend
Fund managers have been clamouring to add banks, including RBS and Lloyds, to their portfolios ahead of a rate rise from the Bank of England.
Brevan Howard Asset Management senior economist Dr Gertjan Vlieghe is to join the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee as of September.
Hawkish members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) keen to begin edging up interest rates were cowed by the recent turmoil in Greece, its latest meeting minutes reveal.
Turning point for monetary policy
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a bill to overhaul the Bank of England, including a reduction in the number of Monetary Policy Committee meetings.
Inflation falling back to zero should lead to a further boost in consumer spending throughout the rest of the year, according to industry commentators.
Housebuilders' shares have taken a dive in early afternoon trading after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said a hike in interest rates is "moving closer".
Contained or contagion?
The Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) has asked for more detail on how fund groups are guarding against liquidity risks, as policymakers step up their scrutiny of asset managers.
Interest rates in the UK could rise as early as August in response to a tightening labour market, according to Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale.
Peter Fitzgerald, head of multi-asset at Aviva Investors, analyses the growth prospects for developed and emerging markets and the impact of future central bank actions.
Fixed income manager Chris Bowie believes the impact on businesses from uncertainty surrounding the EU referendum and a potential Scottish vote is being underestimated by the market.
Economist and creator of the term 'BRICs' Jim O'Neill is to become a Treasury minister in the new government.
Sterling has fallen after the Bank of England downgraded its growth forecasts for the UK economy while indicating it could start to raise interest rates in mid-2016.