While most equity investors won’t be cheering these moves, they must be put into the wider context of the very strong recovery posted by global equities since 2009.
Since the dark days, the recovery in the residential property market is well established, particularly in London where the role of international buyers in this market is widely reported.
Between 2011 and last May, the path of the dollar index was essentially flat. Even since then, the currency’s ascent has been subdued and, so far, the consequences have been mild.
Some investors are turning to discount retailers as the UK’s major supermarket players face up to a tougher environment on the high street
Alliance Trust’s Simon Clements is content to have ‘sin’ stocks in his sustainable portfolios because these are companies that aim to bring a wider benefit to society, such as through energy efficiency, medical advances or profit-sharing among local communities
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”.
Our new cradle-to-grave fund supervision team will help us spot risks earlier.
Presented with a job at the age of 25, Stephen Message’s path to fund management is not an orthodox one
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The lead manager of Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth is proving his fund a worthy aspirant for the asset class’s ‘golden standard’
Supporting the underdog, going against the crowd and playing a long game are the keys to success for the M&G Recovery fund’s manager