The eurozone owes its existence to the tearing down of the ‘iron curtain’ 25 years ago, which ignited a spirit of unification throughout the continent. An organisation fraught with political, national and economic tensions, its leaders share a determination to hold it together, writes Daniel Ben-Ami
The search for yield has been a persistent theme for many years and it is one of the most common metrics used when looking at and promoting income funds but it could be argued that it tells investors very little at all, with one manager describing it as ‘nonsense’
The investment landscape remains delicate and challenging - a look at why fixed income needs to be flexible, Asia and Japan will prove strong.
Liontrust is always on the lookout for value, which means ‘focusing on which sectors and regions have been the laggards’
Immigration is backed by Left and Right, by business and labour, and the less educated pay the price
They say liquidity is a coward: when you need her most she runs away and hides. In current market turbulence investors should be conscious of bid-offer spreads when trading their ETFs. Adam Laird, Hargreaves Lansdown’s head of ETFs, looks at ETF liquidity and how it can impact trading
After a 13-year absence from running retail money, what has finally persuaded Powe to come back to the fold?
Sophia Whitbread is on a mission to broaden Newton’s high reputation in international income by seeking out dividend-paying companies in regions previously regarded as unreliable sources. High on her list are Mexico and the former Soviet territory of Georgia
”We are now five years-plus post-Lehman and a lot of people are already forgetting the lessons”