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.
09 September 2014
Investors in all parts of the UK will face increased costs if Scotland votes for independence, Hargreaves Lansdown has warned.
Alex Wright, manager of the Fidelity Special Values investment trust, looks at smaller companies which are due a re-rating in 2015.
Financial services has witnessed a number of famous apologies over the years linked to fraud, rogue trading, and even train fare dodging. Investment Week remembers the most notable, and the ones which never were.
Fidelity's Leigh Himsworth is investing in wealth management companies as a key theme within his UK Opportunities fund, in the hope M&A and pension reforms will boost the sector.
Nick Greenwood, manager of the Miton Worldwide Growth investment trust, discusses a little-heralded UK equity fund that could prosper this year.
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