27 February 2015
Xavier Hovasse, manager of Carmignac’s Emerging Discovery fund, takes a closer look at opportunities for investors in China and India.
18 February 2015
Monetary Policy Committee members voted unanimously to keep interest rates in hold this month, but potential divisions over the future path of rates have begun to emerge once more.
17 February 2015
Inflation fell to 0.3% in January, the lowest level ever recorded, as price growth continued to slump on the back of falling oil prices.
16 February 2015
M&G's head of retail fixed interest Jim Leaviss has said it may be time to invest in US inflation protection following the oil-related sell-off seen in recent months.
13 February 2015
On one of the three Friday the 13ths in this year's calendar, RWC's Ian Lance outlines a number of strange scenarios currently observable in financial markets.
12 February 2015
The Bank of England may have to resort to the interest rate cut that Governor Mark Carney alluded to in his Inflation Report speech this morning, according to some market watchers.
12 February 2015
The Bank of England has said it is prepared to cut rates further and expand its quantitative easing programme should the current downward slide in inflation worsen materially.
26 January 2015
Richard Jeffrey, CIO of Cazenove Capital, looks at the impact of falling inflation in the UK.
21 January 2015
Sterling fell against the euro and the US dollar as the latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) minutes revealed a unanimous vote against hiking interest rates.
15 January 2015
Indian equities stood out in Asian trading overnight after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a surprise cut to interest rates in order to combat falling inflation.
14 January 2015
The sharp fall in the UK inflation rate is not cause for concern, Chancellor George Osborne will say in a speech later today.
13 January 2015
Figures released this morning by the Office for National Statistics showed UK CPI inflation fell to a surprise 0.5% in December, the lowest level since May 2000. We round up the reaction from leading investors and economists.
13 January 2015
UK consumer price inflation has fallen to a 15-year low of just 0.5%, driven by plunging oil prices.
18 December 2014
A hawkish statement from the Federal Reserve has been perceived by markets as another step towards an interest rate rise, although it is unlikely to come before April 2015.
17 December 2014
UK inflation is likely to remain below target for longer, but some members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) see possible risk factors that could cause it to overshoot its 2% target in the coming year.
Financial services has witnessed a number of famous apologies over the years linked to fraud, rogue trading, and even train fare dodging. Investment Week remembers the most notable, and the ones which never were.
China’s global reach could widen if the MSCI China Emerging Markets index is opened up to domestic stocks and the IMF decides to include the renminbi in its special drawing rights currency basket this year. Nitesh Shah, associate director, research, at ETF Securities, analyses what the two events could mean for investors.
Fidelity's Leigh Himsworth is investing in wealth management companies as a key theme within his UK Opportunities fund, in the hope M&A and pension reforms will boost the sector.
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