26 January 2015
Richard Jeffrey, CIO of Cazenove Capital, looks at the impact of falling inflation in the UK.
22 January 2015
Investment Week provides live reaction and analysis following the European Central Bank's announcement of a €1.1trn quantitative easing programme for the eurozone.
20 January 2015
The International Monetary Fund has cut its growth forecast for the next two years, after December’s figures in many countries disappointed.
14 January 2015
The World Bank has cut its global growth forecast, warning the US alone cannot drive an economic recovery.
09 January 2015
Economist Nouriel Roubini, nicknamed 'Dr Doom' for his bearish views, has shared nine challenges facing the eurozone in 2015 and beyond.
23 December 2014
The UK's current account deficit widened faster than expected in the third quarter to reach a record high of £27bn.
18 December 2014
Vladimir Putin has said Russia could take as long as two years to recover from its burgeoning economic crisis.
05 December 2014
The US economy added 321,000 jobs last month, a figure well above the 230,000 rise that had been forecast and one which will bring forward expectations of a US rate hike.
13 October 2014
China's export and import growth in September has beaten analyst expectations.
03 October 2014
The pound dropped to its lowest rate against the dollar in almost a year this afternoon after the US unemployment rate fell below 6%, triggering a further rally for the dollar.
12 September 2014
Sluggish growth in the US has led the Federal Reserve to question whether the economy is struggling with ‘economic hysteresis’ – when a recession permanently damages growth potential. The issue could have huge implications for monetary policy and equity valuations. Annabelle Williams reports
05 September 2014
Bond managers have said the European Central Bank's move to cut rates and start buying asset-backed securities in Europe means it is now unlikely to implement a mainstream QE programme.
29 August 2014
Britain's economic recovery will be at risk if Scotland votes for independence next month, the president of Britain's biggest business lobby has warned.
21 July 2014
Willem Verhagen, senior economist at ING Investment Management, explains why the return of monetary policy uncertainty could take some investors by surprise.
14 July 2014
On 18 September, most people over the age of 16 who live in Scotland will have the opportunity to tick yes or no against the question "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
The impact of China’s slowing growth on the wider Asia region continues to worry investors in 2015. Yet pockets of opportunity have appeared recently, as the continued decline in the oil price boosts importers. Here, fund managers tell Investment Week about their favoured stocks, countries and contrarian plays.
Ian Rees, head of research for multi-asset funds at Premier Asset Management, tells Annabelle Williams how the team has accessed four alternative income sectors.
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
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