31 October 2014
Hermes Investment Management is launching its first product for the recently launched multi-asset team headed by Tommaso Mancuso.
30 October 2014
Errors in forecasts are nothing new, but Steven Bell, manager of the F&C Global Macro Bond fund, asks why economists have been so far off the mark with their inflation forecasts in recent months.
17 October 2014
The Bank of England's chief economist has suggested interest rates could remain low for a protracted period without causing inflation to spike.
14 October 2014
UK CPI inflation has fallen to its lowest level in five years, undershooting estimates as the impact of falling petrol prices dragged the headline level down near to 1%.
17 September 2014
UK unemployment fell to its lowest level in six years in the three months to July, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
16 September 2014
Standard Life Investments (SLI) has added a short duration global bond fund to its fixed income range.
16 September 2014
UK CPI inflation fell from 1.6% to 1.5% in August, a level seen on only two other occasions over the past five years.
10 September 2014
Kames Capital’s David Roberts has warned delaying an interest rate hike any longer could cause the kind of inflationary shock last seen in the UK more than thirty years ago.
10 September 2014
The most pressing issue for the remainder of the third quarter will be the Federal Reserve's objective of reinforcing its optimal control framework in the face of higher inflationary pressures.
08 September 2014
The bears are “sharpening their knives” for Japan despite encouraging signs in the longer term, the managers of the Ruffer investment trust have warned.
19 August 2014
UK consumer price inflation assumed its downwards trajectory once more in July following a sharp spike the previous month.
12 August 2014
With paltry wage inflation stifling productivity growth, the Bank of England would be wrong to raise interest rates before real wages increases are seen, argues James Alexander, head of equity research at M&G Investments
15 July 2014
UK consumer price inflation has moved sharply higher in June, a surprise jump which may strengthen the case for an earlier-than-expected base rate rise.
30 June 2014
Talk about an impending interest rate hike is building in the UK, despite recent mixed messages from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. However, one of the UK's leading investors, Neil Woodford, is not expecting an imminent rise, and these three charts reveal why.
17 June 2014
UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation fell in the year to May, after the previous month saw its first climb in 10 months.
Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), explores how the fixed income sector is embracing responsible investment strategies.
Contingent convertible bonds (CoCos) have swiftly moved into the mainstream as regulators put more pressure on banks following the financial crisis. However, Dan Daldry, a manager in the fixed income team at Alliance Trust, argues there are many risks in the sector.
A spurt in environmental regulations from governments is driving growth for companies linked to recycling, water treatment and alternative energy. Jon Forster from Impax outlines the opportunities.
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