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?"
14 July 2014
The head of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has warned the global financial system is at risk of a second crisis, which could be worse this time around due to higher borrowing in both developed and emerging markets.
08 July 2014
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned the government against "prematurely" raising interest rates as its latest quarterly economic survey suggested challenges remain for the UK's recovery.
07 July 2014
As he marks his first year at the helm of the Bank of England, Investment Week looks at what impact Governor Mark Carney has had on the UK economy.
26 June 2014
Fund managers have backed financials, retailers, and housebuilders to benefit following the latest move down in UK inflation.
12 May 2014
Textbook economics holds that free capital mobility is a source of stability, because it allows international investors to diversify risk and pursue the most profitable investment opportunities.
09 May 2014
The strength of Britain's economy is poised to exceed its pre-crash high in the next few months thanks to 'accelerating' growth, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research has predicted.
06 May 2014
Europe stands at a crossroads. The euro crisis continues. Europe’s elites are still pushing for full political integration, but support for the EU is dwindling even in its heartlands like the Netherlands, and governments fear a swing to the extreme right in the May European elections.
08 April 2014
Policymakers risk the UK economic recovery stalling if they fail to address its "undue reliance" on consumer spending, the British Chambers of Commerce has said.
27 March 2014
Neil Veitch, manager of the SVM UK Opportunities fund, evaluates the strength of the economic recovery in the UK and highlights some areas of concern.
25 March 2014
Global markets could be at risk if China allows its shadow banking sector to slip in to crisis, explains Emma Bullock from Saunderson House.
25 March 2014
Policy makers in the US would be wrong to assume tapering will only affect US assets. Domestic risk assets could also be hit by the end of the massive liquidity programme, argues Mariana Capital's Chetun Patel.
25 March 2014
It is 80 years since Keynes wrote his celebrated book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, which has been the basis for much of modern economics ever since.
07 March 2014
George Osborne is potentially facing a £20bn black hole in the public purse when he delivers the next Budget, according to a recreation of government models put together by the Financial Times.
Africa is fast becoming one of the world’s hottest regions for oil and gas, as it is relatively underexplored. But operating on the continent offers its own unique challenges, as Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, explains
As investors increasingly push the boundaries in search of accessible alternatives, the alternative beta concept may become a significant part of investors’ toolkit, says Olivia Mayell, client portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Asian income is a game of two halves, with the region dividend between cash hoarding markets and those with an established dividend culture. Margaret Weir, investment director at Eastspring Investments spells out the best and worst markets - including the world's worst offender.
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