David Jane, founder of Darwin Investment Managers, has named the five investment themes he is backing in his multi-asset fund to outperform this year.
European equity funds focusing on value stocks have posted almost double the returns of their growth-oriented rivals this year, as cyclical companies and the European periphery outperform quality growth plays.
Following six consecutive months of contraction, the eurozone successfully returned to growth in Q2 this year, with GDP increasing at a better-than-expected rate of +0.3% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ).
A simple typographical error boosted Spain's 2014 public debt forecast by €10bn (£8.4bn), the government has admitted.
Ignis Asset Management's Stuart Thomson has identified five countries across Europe which could be the epicentre for the next leg of the region's financial crisis.
The rally across much of Europe has passed Spain by so far this year, with the country's chief index lower than at the start of 2013.
Former Chancellor Alistair Darling has warned Europe and its plethora of problems continues to pose the greatest threat to the UK unless growth returns.
Emerging markets have had a rough time recently. Over the past two and a half years, their economic performance has stayed behind that of developed markets.
Banks in the eurozone periphery face years of misery trying to shift bad debt, according to Old Mutual Global Investors'(OMGI) Christine Johnson.
Spain's collapsing residential property market is still overvalued, banking experts have warned.
Spanish boutique asset manager March Gestión de Fondos (MFG) has gained FSA approval to distribute its three flagship funds to the UK market.
The worst of the eurozone debt crisis is over, according to Alliance Trust Investments' Fiona MacRae, as capital flows in the region start to reverse.
Leading fixed income managers have been adding exposure to peripheral eurozone bonds as value dries up in the investment grade corporate space.