US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is the front-runner to challenge Barack Obama for the Presidency after securing the swing state of Ohio on Tuesday night.
Lehman Brothers has emerged from bankruptcy and is now a liquidating company that will begin the process of paying back its creditors and investors before finally being wound up.
Martin Weale voiced fears over "persistent" inflation yesterday in a hawkish speech underlining the growing splits at the Bank of England over the path of monetary policy.
US GDP for the fourth quarter of 2011 has been revised up from 2.8% to 3%.
Upbeat economic news in the US pushed the Dow Jones through 13,000 on Tuesday, the first time it had been at that level since May 2008.
The UK's prized triple-A credit rating was under threat last night after US ratings agency Moody's put it on negative outlook, citing pressures from the eurozone.
The US Treasury today issued updated proposals designed to fight offshore tax evasion.
UK oil leviathan BP today announced its first dividend hike since it resumed payouts a year ago, after revealing profits had soared in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Charlotte Richards talks to global equity income fund managers about the benefits (and drawbacks) of the new sector classification, and what is driving the performance of their portfolios and dividend growth
Richard Dunbar, investment director at SWIP, on why strong GDP growth does not necessarily translate into healthy investment returns.
It's our round-up of the stories your clients may have read in the nationals over the weekend and this morning...
Charlotte Richards finds out how US managers have navigated a difficult period and assesses the impact the eurozone crisis has had on the market.
The FTSE 100 opened flat on Wednesday after closing at its highest level for more than two months last night.
US indices have opened almost 2% higher on the first trading day of 2012 as risk appetite resumes across global markets.
The Federal Reserve has opted to leave monetary policy unchanged and continue with Operation Twist at least until the new year, amid signs the world's largest economy has been expanding.
Shares tumbled across Europe yesterday and in the US overnight after ratings agency Moody's disclosed fresh concerns over the European sovereign debt crisis and reiterated it would review the ratings of all 27 EU nations in the first quarter of next year....
Risk profiling, getting the right balance with pension funds and investing in America were all over the nationals at the weekend. Here's what your clients will be calling you about this week.
Asian stocks fell overnight after a US congressional committee charged with reducing the nation's deficit failed on Monday to agree on cuts.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is set to impact advisers with American clients when it comes into force in 2013. David Treitel, tax director at US Tax & Financial Services Ltd, explains how best to manage the risks
Multi-managers tell Alasdair Pal their thoughts on North America and explain which blend of funds they use to access it...
The head of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to be quizzed by MPs this afternoon over claims he allowed Goldman Sachs to escape £10m in interest payments on an offshore tax avoidance scheme.
(Updated 2pm) Continued heavy selling saw London's FTSE 100 slump by more than 4.9% to its lowest level in a month after the Federal Reserve painted a gloomy picture of the global economy.
The Federal Reserve will not pump extra money into the ailing US economy, but policymakers last night unveiled a new scheme which they hope will stimulate growth.