After UK interest rates fell to a record low of 0.5% in 2009, new economic tools were needed. Quantitative easing was one of several unconventional measures designed to keep the economy afloat, spawning new terminology. Could we have managed without them? Daniel Ben-Ami reports
Carney employs forward motion download
As Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s forward guidance link to unemployment fell like a stone, many commentators quipped that he had taken the nation ‘back to the future’ but as others argue, does it really matter if the UK ends up with a healthy economy?
After a year of improving returns in 2013 we forecast double digit returns from UK commercial property in 2014 and an annualised of about 8.7 per cent over the next three years.
Stout looks at the broader economic differences between emerging and developed markets which he says make EM equities a far safer asset than their “expensive” developed counterparts.
Standard Life Investments’ Bambos Hambi discusses the focus of his MyFolio range and why he is feeling upbeat about the US, UK and Japan
We ask three multi-managers which markets they are most bullish towards in 2014 – and what might just turn out to be the big surprise of the year
The AIC has made investment trusts more accessible but, for all its attractions, this is an area of investment that demands careful research
Last month I passed 13 years writing about the retail asset management industry.