Combining a package of structured products that might include defensive, geared, growth and kick-out investments, can create a valuable ‘mini’ strategy within an overall investment portfolio.
Volatility is alive and well. It has moved home and can be seen driving rotations between stock characteristics.
The UK equity market resumed its upward trajectory, as tensions in Ukraine moved from the front pages and economic growth globally began to show signs of improvement.
The Scottish government’s plans to share the pound and Bank of England while sacrificing some fiscal powers to Westminster undermine the very idea of independence.
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”.
The European Union has imposed stronger sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, with the finance, energy and defence sectors being the main targets.
Fundweb looks at the funds that managed to ride out the recent sell-off in the tech sector and those that have delivered the best performance as the sector bounces back.
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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”