12 November 2013
Sebastian Kahlfeld, fund manager at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, explains why locally produced goods, are helping Sub-Saharan African countries create a new ‘emerging’ middle class.
04 November 2013
European equity funds focusing on value stocks have posted almost double the returns of their growth-oriented rivals this year, as cyclical companies and the European periphery outperform quality growth plays.
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).
04 October 2013
A simple typographical error boosted Spain's 2014 public debt forecast by €10bn (£8.4bn), the government has admitted.
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.
17 September 2013
This summer there has been plenty of evidence of an economic revival in the advanced countries of the world, which should be a positive background for share investment.
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.
12 July 2013
The rally across much of Europe has passed Spain by so far this year, with the country's chief index lower than at the start of 2013.
09 July 2013
Former Chancellor Alistair Darling has warned Europe and its plethora of problems continues to pose the greatest threat to the UK unless growth returns.
01 July 2013
Mark Nichols, manager of the F&C European Growth & Income fund, explains why following the stock market recovery he is focusing on company specifics, and not geographies, when investing in European equities.
21 June 2013
Investing in Europe is the great investment uncertainty of modern times, a chimera that could be either the single greatest opportunity for investors or the biggest disaster lurking in the shadows.
07 June 2013
Emerging markets have had a rough time recently. Over the past two and a half years, their economic performance has stayed behind that of developed markets.
30 May 2013
Banks in the eurozone periphery face years of misery trying to shift bad debt, according to Old Mutual Global Investors'(OMGI) Christine Johnson.
29 April 2013
Spain's collapsing residential property market is still overvalued, banking experts have warned.
22 April 2013
Spanish boutique asset manager March Gestión de Fondos (MFG) has gained FSA approval to distribute its three flagship funds to the UK market.
As we head into 2014, fund managers are facing a new world with reduced margins. James Budden, director of distribution at Baillie Gifford, argues it is a sacrifice worth making.
Stuart Edwards, fixed interest fund manager at Invesco Perpetual, considers where we are in the US economic recovery and monetary policy debate, and what this means for the global bond market as we move into 2014.
Bertrand Cliquet, fund manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund, explains his fund’s strategy and where he believes there is value in the sector.
China has made a series of reforms to liberalise the renminbi and could free up its bond market. Ing's Peter Sengelmann explains the implications for investors.
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