Floating rate loans became popular with investors as expectations of rate rises mounted, but inflows into these products have subsided as rate increases began to seem less imminent.
Managing the low inflation challenge
After the forex fine
Cazenove Capital Management's CIO Richard Jeffrey said the Bank of England should have raised interest raised this year instead of waiting for perfect economic conditions.
Where has all the inflation gone?
Wealth firms are growing concerned a regulatory crackdown on bonuses within the UK banking sector could end up impacting the investment management industry.
The micro-stock home bias
Patient bond investors have been rewarded in 2014, says Nick Gartside, international CIO for fixed income at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
What have we learned from the financial crisis 100 years ago?
Can short duration still pay off in 2014?
Mark Carney: One year on
Why are interest rates at crisis levels?
Sterling has spiked further against the dollar and other currencies after strong retail sales and minutes of the latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting stirred up the rate hike debate.
The pressure points in markets as ECB prepares for action
Nathan Sweeney, senior investment manager at Architas, says the UK recovery is gaining traction, although several global threats remain.
Infrastructure trusts could face ‘haircuts' to NAV if rates rise and inflation assumptions are revised down, analysts have warned.
Sterling fell slightly against most major currencies this morning after the Office of National Statistics reported higher-than-expected unemployment figures.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned on the complications of withdrawing monetary stimulus - just hours before the US Federal Reserve may announce a tapering of its own asset purchase programme.
The Bank of England has sharply revised its unemployment forecasts but emphasised this does not mean it is guaranteed to hike rates once the 7% threshold is reached.