24 February 2014
Investor confidence in Europe has been constantly eroded by a series of crises over the past few years. Now, at the start of its recovery, Andrew Parry, CEO of Hermes Sourcecap, says it is important not to panic over a market correction.
20 January 2014
John Redwood, chairman of the investment committee at Charles Stanley, warns 2014 is a year for caution as the US cuts back its bond-buying programme.
20 January 2014
Claire Long, manager of the Premier Global Power and Water fund, explains why rather than creating risk, regulation can drive earnings visibility and dividend sustainability – regardless of economics.
08 January 2014
Andreas Zoellinger, co-manager of the BlackRock Continental European Income fund, says investors should not be swayed by the headlines
08 October 2013
Following six consecutive months of contraction, the eurozone successfully returned to growth in Q2 this year, with GDP increasing at a better-than-expected rate of +0.3% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ).
30 September 2013
Investors fled Italian equities on Monday morning as political tensions resurfaced in Italy, while fears of a potential US government shutdown also impacted markets across Europe.
20 September 2013
Ahead of the results of the German federal election this week, Hardeep Tawakley asks fund managers how they are positioning their portfolios in the region.
02 August 2013
Shares in the Royal Bank of Scotland dropped as much as 6% after the bank reported its half year results and announced its new CEO.
29 July 2013
Stuart Thomson, chief market economist at Ignis Asset Management, explains how Europe’s peripheral economies could plunge the eurozone into a new crisis.
15 July 2013
Ignis Asset Management’s Stuart Thomson has identified five countries across Europe which could be the epicentre for the next leg of the region's financial crisis.
25 June 2013
It is “inevitable” Italy will need an EU bailout in the next six months, according to analysts at the country’s second largest bank.
22 April 2013
The FTSE 100 continued to recover today as banks lifted the index higher on signs that some of the instability in Europe is coming to an end.
07 April 2013
As European equity markets rebound, Annabelle Williams assesses the potential challenges to the recovery and asks how managers are playing the rally – while still protecting their portfolios.
01 April 2013
The worst of the eurozone debt crisis is over, according to Alliance Trust Investments’ Fiona MacRae, as capital flows in the region start to reverse.
11 March 2013
Steve Davies, manager of the Jupiter Undervalued Assets fund and co-manager of the Jupiter UK Growth fund, on the UK sectors he believes hold the biggest potential.
George Godber, manager of the CF Miton UK Value Opportunities fund, analyses whether there is any value in Royal Mail following its stellar 2013 IPO.
The luxury sector will face a slowdown in growth over the next few years, warns Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley Direct.
Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey says we should "interrogate quite hard" the assertion that the price of fund management has dropped elsewhere in the world, but not in the UK.
The recent efforts of Turkey's central bank remain deeply unconvincing while Chinese and Russian markets are stuffed full of state-owned enterprises. But there are bright spots for EM investors, argues Baillie Gifford's Tim Campbell.
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