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The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee remained split 7-2 against raising interest rates this month but took a gloomier view of the country’s economic prospects.
There is no denying that emerging markets' growth advantage over the developed world is shrinking. But just how real is the risk to investors? Jeremy Lawson examines the case
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Foreign investors, historically a key driver of the Japanese stock market, are looking for clues as to whether the time is right to commit themselves again. Stewart Smith takes a look
Interest rates should remain low to avoid long-term economic stagnation, the chief economist at the Bank of England has said.
The FTSE has opened 1% higher as it begins to recover from its worst one-day fall in 16 months on 15 October.
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has warned of a potentially 'violent' market crash as financial markets are dangerously stretched.
UK CPI inflation has fallen to its lowest level in five years, undershooting estimates as the impact of falling petrol prices dragged the headline level down near to 1%.
The FTSE 100 was in the red once again today following losses around the globe overnight, with Hargreaves Lansdown and luxury goods retailers Burberry and Mulberry both taking a tumble on slowdown fears.
Shares on Wall Street have recorded the worst three-day streak since 2011 after another sharp move lower overnight, with investors continuing to fret over the end of the US Federal Reserve's bond buying programme.
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UK-based financial services firms have grown at their fastest rate since 2007 and are set for further growth in the coming periods, according to research.
Neil Woodford has criticised his own industry for charging customers too much and paying managers too high a price for tracker-style performance, in an interview with the BBC.
By simply being aware of the existence of behavioural biases, we can go some way to avoid falling victim to them. Dave Fishwick examines those surrounding bond markets this year
Utilising trackers in the right places can reduce overall portfolio volatility and improve returns. But the products are not without their risks. Christopher Aldous examines the case...
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