21 July 2014
With banks offloading assets and the Spanish stock market on the up over the past 18 months, some see now as a good time to invest in one of the biggest losers of the eurozone crisis.
27 May 2014
Spain is still a risk-on play, but its restructured banking sector provide a good way to play the recovery, explains Mirabaud's Antonio Hormigos.
14 May 2014
Niall Gallagher, the manager of the GAM Star Continental European Equity fund, has been buying businesses exposed to the recovery in the European periphery as he seeks to maintain his fund’s impressive track record.
06 May 2014
Fears China’s burgeoning shadow banking sector is heading for a hard landing are growing. Annabelle Williams talks to managers about the potential knock-on effects on the investment market.
22 April 2014
Manu Vandenbulck, senior portfolio manager, ING Emerging Markets High Dividend and Europe High Dividend funds, says whilst peripheral Europe's recovery still has a long way to go, their strong performance shouldn't be ignored
03 March 2014
Companies geared to the once-struggling peripheral nations of Europe are back on track, says Jim Campbell and Francesco Conte, managers of the J.P. Morgan European Smaller Companies trust.
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.
09 January 2014
David Jane, founder of Darwin Investment Managers, has named the five investment themes he is backing in his multi-asset fund to outperform this year.
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.
Investors need to sharpen their focus on geopolitical tensions in investment decisions and face the reality of rising risk premia, explains William Davies, head of global equities at Threadneedle Investments
Political conflicts in Russia and the Middle East show no signs of ending, yet emerging markets have continued on an upward curve. Has investor complacency has set in?
Shorting the Japanese yen while going long equities was a consensus trade last year. The pair have decoupled, but can the trade work again? Tilney Bestinvest's Sophie Muller investigates.
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