In his outlook for 2018, Didier Saint-Georges, managing director at Carmignac, explains why investors should invest in gold as most other assets have the potential to be highly correlated if and when a market correction happens.
Down against almost every major and emerging market currency year-to-date, the US dollar is having a torrid 2017 so far, writes Arif Husain, head of international fixed income at T. Rowe Price.
Climbed 1.1% to $1.201
Aim to launch next year
Fell almost 0.5% on Tuesday
TER of 0.75%
Investors preparing for the unexpected
Sterling fell 0.25% to $1.281
FTSE 100 suffers worst day since Brexit vote
Mining companies the best performers
Flat against the greenback as of 10.20am
Sterling climbs to seven-week high
Eight day of successive gains
Undecided on next move for pound
Bitcoin ETF proposed in US
Jason Broomer, head of investment at Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research, asks what can be done to stop the euro from driving the European Union towards breaking point.
Does not want to 'wait to long' on rates
EU trade is no major halting block for pound
Pound's best day since 2008
Fell 1.6% to $1.1986 this morning
Follows 'Santa rally'
First rate rise in a year