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?"
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.
The next financial crisis will be sparked by the rise of giant daily dealing bond funds and ETFs, GLG’s top performing fixed income manager Jon Mawby has warned.
Matt Kamm, managing director of Artisan Partners, explains why, following their upswing, biotech stocks are still early in a pharmaceutical renaissance which should capture investor attention.
With monetary policy weakening the yen and a consumption tax rise at home, Japan's multinationals are the key to solving the country's problems - and the best bet for investors, says Neptune's Chris Taylor.
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