With the European Central Bank set to stop new quantitative easing at the end of 2018 and market chatter about an interest rate increase in 2019, have prospects for the spluttering European economy and financial markets taken a turn for the worse?
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Everyone likes low prices, but if I said to you the level of Japanese consumer prices are now at the same level as way back in October 1998, then correctly you would conclude something is not quite right.
Consumer and adviser platforms
Political concerns remain
For the first time in a number of years, pan-European large company corporate earnings for 2017 look set to post a double digit year-on-year advance.
ECB stimulus not enough
Following record demand in 2015, this year will see ETFs diversify further to meet investor needs, according to David Hazelton, head of business development at Raymond James
With the results of a referendum on UK membership of the European Union too close to call, we ask investment professionals for their views on the impact of a potential 'No' vote.
'Smart' cities, QE and income recovery
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...
What has been the best or worst investment theme of the past 20 years?
A volatile year ahead for investors
Investors are calling for more control over ETF trades executed on fund platforms, many of which are incapable of hosting the vehicles or are currently unable to offer real time trading.
The Big Question: Are ETFs and tracker funds becoming a bigger threat to active management?
The Big Question: What are the best alternative investment opportunities today?
‘France is finished’ but what about Germany?
Merkel must curb German complacency
The Big Question: Where are the opportunities in government bond markets now?
Advisory and wrap business Raymond James Investment Services has consolidated its return to profit, generating almost £235,000 in 2013.
Last night the prestigious Aberdeen UK Platform Awards were held in London. Here are all the winners and the judges' comments on why they scooped the prizes.
Raymond James has launched a bundled pricing model on its platform as part of a drive to attract smaller investors.