Asset allocation: Threadneedle bets on Australian bonds to offset China fall

30 October 2014 | By Michael Berry

A sharp Chinese growth disappointment will send surrounding economies falling with it, but a bet on Australian government bonds could be insurance enough to smooth it out.


Which women made it into Tilney Bestinvest's top 100 equity managers?

28 October 2014 | By Sam Macdonald

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.


Commodities hit the buffers: Is now the time to buy?

4 October 2014 | By Michael Berry

Commodities have slumped to their lowest level in years as China sneezes and American harvests boom. So is now the time to buy in?


Can Alibaba sustain its magic carpet ride?

26 September 2014

Alibaba’s IPO on the NYSE last week was the largest ever debut listing on the bourse, and its $68 a share price quickly soared a peak of $93.89 on the first day’s trading.


Why UK rates won't rise next year and pre-crisis growth won't return

28 November 2014 | By Michael Berry

Weakening UK growth and low inflation is likely to keep the Bank of England from raising interest rates at all next year, Kames Capital’s Stephen Jones says.

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