06 March 2015
US jobs growth accelerated again in February as the country added 295,000 new roles, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
26 February 2015
Saunderson House's Joe Smith takes a closer look at drivers for the dollar this year and what could potentially derail its strong run.
25 February 2015
Momentum investing strategies have been the subject of much criticism over the years, but new research suggests they can be winners over the long term.
24 February 2015
Legg Mason's chief executive Joe Sullivan has revealed the firm is in acquisition talks with two businesses, while it is also looking to develop its ETF capabilities.
19 February 2015
Ian Aylward has cut Aviva Investors' multi-manager exposure to US equities to an underweight position for the first time since 2011, fearing the stocks are deeply over valued.
06 February 2015
The US added more jobs than expected in January, the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, while the economy is beginning to see wage growth coming through.
04 February 2015
It takes a disciplined investor to put capital into small-cap companies they may never have heard of. Alex Dryden, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, looks at how small-cap stocks compare on a global scale
03 February 2015
Aberdeen Asset Management's CEO Martin Gilbert has dismissed the option of re-opening the group's soft-closed emerging market equity products, despite continuing outflows from the funds.
30 January 2015
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
15 January 2015
Marcus Brookes, head of multi-manager at Schroders, has become more bullish on US stocks, as he expects falling oil prices to boost the jobs market still further.
14 January 2015
M&G has written to investors in its £9.5bn Global Dividend fund and acknowledged "there may well have been some complacency" around underperforming stocks in 2014.
23 December 2014
Saudi oil minister Ali al-Naimi, the most significant voice in the OPEC cartel, has said the group will not cut production even if the price of oil falls to $20 a barrel.
18 December 2014
Access to the internet and paid-for television is moving from a convenience to an essential in markets across the globe. Artisan Partners' Mark Yockey highlights the best stocks for capturing the trend.
17 December 2014
Conventional monetary policy is "exhausted" and the key challenge for policymakers next year will be stimulating growth, says Threadneedle's Mark Burgess.
15 December 2014
Dr Nicholas Motson (pictured), a lecturer in finance at the Cass Business School, has called for greater disclosure of fund holdings in order to allow researchers to calculate retail funds’ “active share”.
Melissa Gallagher, head of investment trusts at Allianz Global Investors, analyses the role investment trusts can play in pension planning as more investors avoid annuities.
Mary-Therese Barton, senior investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, analyses if the Mexican government’s determination to implement its structural reforms and maintain economic stability is helping or hindering the market.
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