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John McDonnell is poised to use his first Labour conference speech as shadow Chancellor to push for a "Robin Hood" tax on stock market trading, according to reports.
Mark Barnett, head of UK equities at Invesco Perpetual and manager of the Edinburgh investment trust, analyses the growing pressures on listed companies from a number of sources...
Greece's left-wing Syriza party has been re-elected after winning 35.5% of the vote.
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UK interest rates could need to be cut further to support growth and return inflation to target, the Bank of England's chief economist has said.
Industry commentators have responded to the Fed's 'dovish tone' last night as it decided to keep rates on hold in September, but said a December rise still looks the most likely option.
The dust is still yet to settle on global stock markets, three weeks after China's ‘Black Monday' sent shares into freefall. Here Source ETF and Henderson give their views on the country behind the turmoil...
Investec has seen net inflows of £2.6bn in its Wealth & Investment and asset management divisions since the end of March, but warned the group's overall results had been affected by the depreciating South African currency.
Inflation fell back to zero in the year to the end of August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), pushing out expectations of an interest rate rise again.
Investor sentiment fell to its lowest level since May 2013 in September, a Lloyds Private Bank survey has revealed, on the back of growing concerns over China.
The world's top financial watchdog and the finance minister of Europe's biggest economy have voiced their concerns over the amount of credit being created in the global financial system.
Jeremy Corbyn, who romped home to win the Labour party leadership with a clear majority at the weekend, has named John McDonnell as his shadow chancellor.
Economist Nouriel Roubini has dismissed the market's reaction to the falls in the Chinese stock market as an overreaction.
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.
A closer look at how the absolute return sector performed last month as global stockmarkets went into freefall...
PA’s resident behavioural finance expert Greg Davies examines why an investor’s time horizon is so often misunderstood…
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has indicated the recent turmoil in China's economy and financial markets that rocked global stocks, has not derailed his plans for interest rates.
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