The Federal Reserve’s well-honed practice of boosting the monetary supply to aid markets has left it in a cause and effect vortex, argues City Financial’s Peter Toogood.
Mr Market has a habit of tripping us all up and 2014 has been no exception.
Europe appears to be borrowing more and more in an effort to rekindle growth but there are few signs this is working.
Markets sold off by some 10 per cent in the past few weeks, and while it has not been a pleasant experience for many, it should not have come as a great surprise, Premier equities manager Chris White says.
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”.
Montage Portfolio Management managing director and portfolio manager Peter Montague says he still sees value in US markets
Tilney Bestinvest has this week named its top 100 equity fund managers in its latest report. Here Fundweb looks at the five women to have made the list.
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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