Inflationary pressures are building in the UK
The Japanese stockmarket has been a major disappointment this year. The adoption of negative interest rate policy by the Bank of Japan in January was supposed to have led to further yen depreciation and sparked a recovering in corporate borrowings.
As one of the best performing emerging markets year-to-date, why do so many investors still avoid India?
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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.
To boost growth and employment
Even though I admit to being something of an investment trust enthusiast, I rarely bother to peruse the manager statements for the funds I own.
Despite Europe's proximity to the UK, euro credit has been the least volatile of the three – a fact largely explained by the European Central Bank's (ECB) well-received corporate bond purchase programme, first announced in March which has directly supported...
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Brexit triggers disenfranchised vote
Savers pushed into riskier investments
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.
Expectations of a move higher
The global economic and investment backdrop was altered by the UK's decision to leave the European Union towards the end of June, writes Brooks Macdonald's Jonathan Webster-Smith.
It remains difficult to interpret pre-and post-Brexit trends but much of the latest data points to a resilient economy, with high employment and signs the housing market and consumer spending have weathered the initial storms.
BoE action fuels demand for gilts
Inflation set to rise to 3% by 2017
Ultra-low interest rates are not going away
Sterling jumps 0.8%
Our new Theresa May-led Conservative government seems to be engaged in a classic example of kitchen sink revisionism, steadily ditching a whole series of commitments made by its predecessor.
Investment Week rounds up the key points after yesterday's rate cut by the Bank of England, and the introduction of what one economist dubbed its "bazooka surprise".
Industry reaction following rate cut