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Recent headlines suggest investors are in a frenzy following the global sell-off, but Cazenove Capital’s CIO, Richard Jeffrey, explains why his economic view remains unchanged...
Alternative investments are often dismissed by advisers in favour of more mainstream options but in a climate where bonds fail to yield returns, could that course of action be an opportunity lost? Kris Barclay considers three alternatives that deserve a closer look...
Equity fund sales hit a 15-year peak in July, according to the latest statistics from the Investment Association, ahead of a turbulent August which saw many investors retreating from markets.
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The FTSE 100 index has opened 1.5% higher, following a day of brutal falls for the global markets that were dubbed 'Black Monday'.
Chancellor George Osborne has warned the UK economy is particularly exposed to Asian markets, saying the drop in the FTSE index proves the country is “not immune” to the crisis in Asia.
As the FTSE 100 dips below the 6,000 mark for the first time in over two years and panic-selling takes hold of global markets, fund managers and economists give their response.
Rathbones' Julian Chillingworth analyses the key considerations for central bankers as they decide on the trajectory of future monetary policy.
The UK's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 0.1% in the year to July, surpassing expectations it would remain at zero, as a shift in the timing of summer sales boosted prices for the period.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been speaking to the largest fund management houses about how prepared they are for a mass sell-off that could follow an interest rate rise.
The UK's economic recovery could be undermined if interest rates are kept at record lows for too long, Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes has warned.
The former chairman of the Federal Reserve has warned that the world is entering a bond market bubble.
The City's two watchdog's the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) have publicly censured the Co-operative Bank failings including hiding the truth about its capital position.
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