18 March 2015
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has warned ongoing sterling strength could prompt a prolonged period of lower inflation expectations.
02 February 2015
Annabelle Williams takes a closer look at the prospects for five major world currencies this year.
09 January 2015
Tom Becket, chief investment officer for Psigma Investment Management, tells Laura Dew why he thinks short-termism is the biggest challenge facing investment managers and how the high volume of property inflows is a recipe for disaster
23 December 2014
The UK's current account deficit widened faster than expected in the third quarter to reach a record high of £27bn.
17 December 2014
Managers have been grappling with the strong pound this year, as UK companies with overseas earnings have been hindered by currency strength. But that headwind will turn in to a tailwind in 2015, OMGI's Stephen Message predicts.
17 December 2014
With currency moves increasingly dominating financial headlines, Tilney Bestinvest's CIO has predicted hedging, not asset allocation, will be the key differentiator for investor returns next year.
25 November 2014
Barings multi-asset manager Christopher Mahon has warned the chances of a fresh Black Monday-style crash are rising, as policy decisions increasingly drive markets.
20 November 2014
Jupiter UK equity manager Steve Davies believes investors will need to be "tactically nimble" to handle the fallout from next year's UK election.
16 October 2014
Sterling could fall much further against the US dollar if the UK's current account deficit is not addressed, bond managers have said.
26 September 2014
The IMA Sterling Strategic Bond sector has become increasingly popular in recent years, with its flexibility hugely attractive in a low yield environment.
24 September 2014
Renewed dollar strength has led forecasters to predict a tougher time for sterling in the coming months, despite a small relief rally last week as Scotland opted against independence. Which funds could benefit?
19 September 2014
The pound reached a two-year high against the euro overnight while yields on gilts and treasuries rose, as Scottish voters rejected independence from the UK and investors swapped safe havens for equities.
18 September 2014
Artemis’ William Littlewood does not expect the pound to suffer a sustained fall in the event of a ‘yes’ vote in today’s Scottish referendum, despite betting against the currency in his Strategic Assets fund.
16 September 2014
The pound could dive a further 10% in as little as a week if a 'yes' vote on Scotland is approved, witnessing a sell-off reminiscent of sterling's fall on Black Wednesday more than 20 years ago, a manager has warned.
10 September 2014
Sterling fell further this morning as political leaders headed to Scotland to encourage a 'no' vote.
Michael Ulrich, UK mid-cap manager at F&C Investments, says investors in the UK need to ignore political noise and growth predictions when constructing portfolios.
Jeremy Thomas, co-manager of the Brunner investment trust, analyses the true economic impact of China's anti-corruption campaign.
Corinna Arnold, managing director at RWC, says despite Shinzo Abe's numerous attempts to kick-start Japan's ailing economy in 2014, progress is likely to be patchy at best
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