01 May 2013
Legg Mason is introducing a sterling-hedged share class on its offshore Legg Mason Royce US Small Cap Opportunity Fund in response to client demand in the UK.
23 April 2013
The Treasury has warned an independent Scotland could have dire implications for sterling, leaving the UK pound vulnerable to speculators.
02 April 2013
UBS Global Asset Management is launching the UBS Sterling Corporate Bond Indexed fund, its first passive fixed income fund for the UK wholesale market.
20 March 2013
Chancellor George Osborne delivered his fourth Budget address this afternoon, cutting his official growth forecast in half, but insisting the UK would avoid a "triple dip" recession.
20 March 2013
The FTSE 100 and sterling have both held on to gains from this morning following Chancellor George Osborne's 2013 Budget speech.
15 March 2013
Outgoing Bank of England(BoE) governor Sir Mervyn King said last night the pound is now "properly valued" in a move to halt its slide.
14 March 2013
UK income investors could be in for a dividend windfall as sterling continues to slide against the dollar, analysts have suggested.
13 March 2013
M&G's Mike Riddell has predicted further falls for sterling in the face of 'rampant' selling from the 'currency vigilantes', amid a drop in sterling yesterday to a new multi-year low.
08 March 2013
The managers of the Ruffer investment trust are concerned further monetary easing may lead to another financial crisis on a par with 2007/8 as talk of yet more stimulus fuels 'risk-takers'.
08 March 2013
The Euro Group's new president has warned the UK could be facing a "new sterling crisis" as concerns grow over the state of public finances.
04 March 2013
John Taylor, founder of the $3bn FX Concepts fund, has predicted the pound will rally from here against the euro after its recent fall, as attention returns to the eurozone.
25 February 2013
Old Mutual Global Investors' Stewart Cowley has predicted sterling could fall substantially from here versus the dollar as a result of the UK's credit rating downgrade.
22 February 2013
The Bank of England has revealed it is in talks with the People's Bank of China over a currency swap deal that could help ensure greater financial stability.
21 February 2013
Goldman Sachs has taken Barclays off its buy list following the unveiling of the bank's restructuring plans last week, pushing additional pressure on its shares.
20 February 2013
The pound has moved towards a year low today against the dollar, its recent weakness having been exacerbated by the revelation BoE governor Sir Mervyn King voted for further stimulus this month.
Though a significant risk, inflation only receives sporadic attention from investors, writes James Klempster, portfolio manager at Momentum Global Investment Management.
Sheldon MacDonald, senior investment manager at Architas, looks at the prospects for global equities markets for the rest of 2013 and beyond.
Although US equity markets have continued to reach new all-time highs this year, sentiment towards the prospect of a sustained US economic recovery has become more tentative in the past few weeks.
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