15 April 2014
UK CPI inflation fell for a sixth consecutive month in March to hit a fresh four-year low, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
04 April 2014
The European Central Bank will consider quantitative easing among other measures to avoid a long period of low inflation, its president has confirmed.
31 March 2014
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.5% in March, down from 0.7% in February, according to preliminary estimates, putting further pressure on European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi.
25 March 2014
The UK's headline inflation rate dropped to 1.7% in February, its lowest level since late 2009.
07 March 2014
M&G corporate bond fund manager Stefan Isaacs finds discussion of high yield headwinds strangely absent from a recent conference.
07 March 2014
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) has said the currency crisis in Ukraine could have serious and long-lasting implications for the European energy market.
28 February 2014
Central bankers risk creating an “inflationary overshoot” because of their attempts to avoid deflation, the managers of the Ruffer Investment Company have warned.
19 February 2014
The Bank of England will not hike interest rates until well in to 2015 at the earliest, according to Hawksmoor Investment Management’s head of research, Jim Wood-Smith.
18 February 2014
The UK's consumer prices index fell to 1.9% in January, bringing it under the Bank of England's 2% target rate for the first time in four years.
14 January 2014
The FTSE 100 was down as much as 0.5% this morning, mimicking losses seen globally, as investors reacted to poor economic data.
14 January 2014
The UK's headline inflation rate fell to 2% in December, rounding off a near one percentage point fall since the summer, official data has shown.
07 January 2014
The spectre of deflation in Europe is once again back at the forefront of investors' minds today after the latest reading of price movements saw inflation fall to a record low.
23 December 2013
As 2013 draws to a close, we look back over the major news stories in an eventful year.
17 December 2013
The UK's headline inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level in four years after edging down to 2.1% in November.
11 December 2013
The UK could be the first developed country to raise interest rates, with a hike coming as soon as next year, according to Fidelity fixed income head Andrew Wells.
Foreign exchange markets are at a significant juncture, with currency misalignment likely to increase in the second quarter, writes Neil Staines, head of FX trading at The ECU Group.
Alain Defise, investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, argues emerging market corporate bonds offer a way to tap into the ‘dynamism’ of the developing world, while shielding investors from the volatility associated with emerging currencies and stocks.
Returns from European high yield are low, leading many investors to look elsewhere. But technical support is still in place and the outlook is sanguine, says Alliance Trust investment's Kenny Watson.
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