Weather the central bank storms
Central banks may resort to 'helicopter drop' measures to stave off the threat of deflation, according to Investec's Alastair Mundy.
Abenomics in Japan has been a roaring success, and should not be seen as just a quick fix 'sugar high' for markets, according to Neptune's CEO Robin Geffen and chief economist James Dowey.
Economists have been emphasising the need for eurozone economies to start behaving more like those of the UK and US, but in reality the region is becoming more correlated with Japan than ever before, explains Chris Bailey, European strategist at Raymond...
Stock markets' positive reaction to the European Central Bank's quantitative easing programme proves that UK investors are not being swayed by headwinds facing the country, says Alan Custis, manager of the Lazard UK Omega fund
UK investors may be unsure about the impending general election, but events elsewhere could provide a boost to the economy in the coming months, explains John Redwood, chairman of the investment committee at Charles Stanley Pan Asset.
Escaping the debt trap
Five growth gems
The European Central Bank may be forced to buy investment grade corporate debt in an expansion of its QE programme, according to M&G fixed income manager Richard Woolnough.
Quantitative easing in the eurozone and inelastic demand from institutions have been blamed for the latest bond market rally to catch out some investors.
Generation Buy to Let
Nick Clay, alternate manager on the Newton Global Higher Income fund, has said the Federal Reserve may yet take further monetary easing measures instead of the expected tightening.
Geopolitics is likely to play a big part in the direction of markets and investors must play close attention to events in Russia and the Middle East, according to Smith & Williamson's James Burns.
German five-year government debt sold at a negative yield for the first time in history on Wednesday as borrowing costs and inflation in the eurozone continue to fall.
GLG's Jon Mawby and Andy Li have repositioned their £1bn Strategic Bond fund following the announcement of a €1.1trn quantitative easing programme by the European Central Bank (ECB).
The Bank of England may have to resort to the interest rate cut that Governor Mark Carney alluded to in his Inflation Report speech this morning, according to some market watchers.
City Financial's Gill Hutchison and Peter Toogood discuss the commodification of fund management and its implications for the industry, and outline their fund selection process.
Market participants have reacted with a healthy dose of scepticism to the European Central Bank's long-awaited quantitative easing programme, saying the move may not be enough to revive the struggling eurozone economy.
European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has announced an asset purchase programme that could total more than €1trn in an attempt to revive the eurozone's flagging fortunes.
Investment Week provides live reaction and analysis following the European Central Bank's announcement of a €1.1trn quantitative easing programme for the eurozone.
The Shanghai stock market rebounded while the Japanese yen strengthened against the US dollar on the news the Bank of Japan will keep its asset buying programme unchanged.
Inflows into European peripheral debt have soared as investors prepare for a widely expected announcement of quantitative easing by the European Central Bank (ECB).
Jean Maigrot, manager of the long/short Newsmith European fund, has warned investors of the damaging long-term impact on the eurozone of a potential Greek exit, while expressing concerns the ‘Draghi put' may not be substantial enough to be properly effective....
The euro tumbled more than 25% against the Swiss franc on Thursday, triggering volatility in stocks, bonds and other currencies, after the Swiss central bank abandoned the currency "ceiling" introduced in 2011.