Debate concentrates the mind. It is easy to dismiss opinions you disagree with from the privacy of your own living room.
Having heard the announcement this morning about ‘guidance’ being given to those making pension decisions from next year, I am left worried - particularly with the immediate public response.
Whilst the market’s attention remains largely focused on the hope of European recovery and the potential for quantitative easing, for those who prefer hard facts it is hard to argue that the fundamentals are more attractive in Japan for the moment.
We are six years into a bull market rally and by now you would expect your mother-in-law to be bragging about her latest investment triumphs and to receive hot trading tips from your cab driver. However, none of that is happening.
The global economy is further down the recovery road than people think, says Schroders’ Marcus Brookes, who is already prepared for the aftermath. He speaks to Philip Scott
The strength of government bond markets has surprised many this year.
As it approaches its next phase of thematic review, the FCA has discovered that many firms’ approach to disclosure was “going into a restaurant and being asked to order without being allowed to see the menu or the price list”.
New research from Aegon has shown that successors of star managers have still outperformed.
Bestinvest has published its latest Spot the Dog report, highlighting 49 underperforming funds running £19.55bn in assets.
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Hooked on investment at 13, the Artemis Global Income fund manager revels in the competitiveness of the ‘game’
”We are now five years-plus post-Lehman and a lot of people are already forgetting the lessons”