23 April 2014
Julius Baer’s head of investments in London, Johan Jooste, tells Julia Rampen what two years of stability have done for sentiment, and why expectations could be missed in 2014.
17 April 2014
The UK Equity Income sector's total return outstripped other income-focused offerings in the last year, easily surpassing Asian, European and global equity market products. Does that make now a good time to switch?
15 April 2014
ETF flow data from iShares reveals investors have been selling equities and buying bonds in the first quarter of the year, with the five top-selling ETFs all belonging to the fixed income space.
09 April 2014
Japan's Nikkei index has fallen another 2% after central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there was no need for additional monetary stimulus to offset a recent sales tax hike.
07 April 2014
Adrian Shandley tells Laura Dew why this year’s Budget was fantastic for investors, why he is worried about an interest rate rise, and what could happen to the UK economy if Labour returns to power.
03 April 2014
24 March 2014
Chetun Patel, head of strategy at Mariana Capital, says as the Japanese authorities try to create a ‘new normal’, there are finally signs the Japanese people are ready to embrace it too.
21 March 2014
Chinese stocks rebounded overnight after experiencing the biggest decline in seven months.
17 March 2014
Andrew Neville, manager of the Allianz Global Small Cap Equity fund, has said the best value stocks across global markets can now be found in Southern Europe, following rallies across most of the globe.
10 March 2014
As volatility in global markets continues, GAM’s Charles Hepworth tells Anna Fedorova how he is protecting portfolios from political uncertainty and potential rate rises, and reveals his fund picks in the popular absolute return space.
10 March 2014
The FTSE 100 got off to a positive start on Monday, with shares shrugging off weak data from both China and Japan to move higher.
06 March 2014
The Nikkei index climbed to a five-week high overnight as a weak yen - and positive pensions news - provided a boost for shares.
04 March 2014
The year always begins with Uncle Tom Cobley and all offering their 12-month forecasts for a number of major asset classes.
03 March 2014
Japan has rising taxes, an energy shortfall, and tensions with China to resolve in 2014, says Charlotte Watson, chief investment officer of Attivo Investment Management.
03 March 2014
Unbeknown to most, the Mexican market has outperformed the rest of Latin America and wider emerging markets for the past two years. Tom Smith, manager of the Neptune Latin America fund, explains the core drivers of this overlooked market.
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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