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Max King, multi-asset portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, explores the highs and lows of financial markets and business in 2015.
Near-term volatility expected
Geir Lode, head of global equities at Hermes and manager of the Hermes Global Equity fund, has identified five technology stocks that may not necessarily be 'empire-building' but still offer sustainable returns for shareholders.
Shares in Apple, the world's largest company by market capitalisation, moved almost 7% lower in after-hours trading after quarterly results disappointed.
Toby Thompson, manager of the Brooks Macdonald Global Equity Income fund, analyses if equity investors are right to be concerned about the concentration of income from only a limited number of mega-cap companies
The S&P reached a further record high at closing yesterday, as disappointing economic data coming out of the US alleviated fears of an interest rate rise in the near future.
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Apple has reported the largest quarterly earnings in corporate history, with net profit rising to $18bn in the three months to December.
As people live longer than ever before and traditional sources of income fail to yield enough for lengthy retirement periods, choosing the correct income source is becoming essential.
US fund managers have "failed" their clients by focusing on preserving their careers rather than growing clients' capital, according to Baillie Gifford's Ian Tabberer.
Google shares moved sharply lower in after-hours trading following a disappointing update, with the negative sentiment that has blighted the sector showing no sign of abating.
Three of the top ten dividend payers globally in 2013 were British companies, while financials accounted for the greatest proportion of payouts, according to a new study by Henderson Global Investors.
Tech giant Apple has bought social media analytics firm Topsy Labs, according to reports.
Tech giant Apple saw profits fall for the third consecutive quarter as it reported its full-year results, although iPhone sales continued to rise.
Shares in Apple have plummeted more than 5% this afternoon, after a disappointing reception for the tech giant's two new iPhone models released last night.
US stock exchanges halted all trading in companies listed on the Nasdaq on Thursday after a "serious" technical issue stopped it from quoting share prices accurately.
Investec's Clyde Rossouw has backed Samsung to confound market expectations of a slowdown in the smartphone market as he positions his Global Franchise fund for the second half.
George Soros has sold down all his gold holdings and has stocked up on unloved retailer JC Penney, nutrition supplement firm Herbalife, and tech giant Apple.
Shares of technology firm Apple soared yesterday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed he had taken a large stake in the company, and is pushing for higher payouts to shareholders.