Brent Crude hit $64.3 a barrel
Benefitting from oil price rise
Long-term asset return studies, such as the Barclays Equity Gilt Study, confirm that dividends - and in particular dividend reinvestment - are the drivers of long-term total returns from UK equities.
Eric Moore, manager of the FP Miton Income fund, takes a closer look at opportunities in the life assurance, mining and banking sectors.
Brad Tank, CIO of fixed income at Neuberger Berman, asks whether the political trouble in Venezuela will hurt emerging market growth for years to come.
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Research from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
Top ten dividend growers
In response to investor demand
Top ten stocks revealed
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Brent crude fell to $48
Chinese labour no longer as cheap as elsewhere
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Inflows into crude oil ETPs
Brent Crude fell 0.8% to $53.51 a barrel
Many investors have come to rely on asset allocations modelled on the old economic order: decades of globalisation, falling inflation, slowing economic growth and declining interest rates.
Many indicators say it is 'time to start selling'
Be prepared to actively trade
Commodity markets have reached an inflection point
David Donora, head of commodities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, takes a closer look at prospects for the different commodity sectors in the months ahead.
Investment trust Q1 round-up
Performance of commodities has big impact on markets