With Greece already in the grip of deflation, and other economies teetering on the edge, Emile Gagna, economist at Candriam Investors, analyses how investors should react
Global investors have been snapping up cheap Chinese stocks as signs of a banking collapse recede, but economic data remains mixed.
UK stocks saw a subdued start on Thursday as investors continued to digest rate-hike speculation following minutes of the latest Bank of England and Federal Reserve meetings.
With the Scottish independence referendum fast approaching, the media is abuzz with questions around what this will mean for UK businesses, for Europe and for the integrity of the United Kingdom.
UK stocks snapped a five-day winning streak on Wednesday ahead of the minutes from meetings at the Bank of England (BoE) and Federal Reserve (Fed).
UK stocks rose for a fifth straight day on Tuesday, helped by easing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.
UK stocks rose strongly on Monday on the back of a slight reduction in geopolitical risk.
Stocks rose strongly on Friday morning with the FTSE 100 heading for its third straight gain as speculation of further central bank stimulus worldwide continued to lift sentiment in spite of ongoing geopolitical uncertainty.
After an initial dip at the start of trading, following the release of weaker than expected data on German economic growth, London equities have now moved back into the blue.
Japan’s GDP shrunk by 6.8% on an annualised basis in the second quarter following a hike in the country’s sales tax.
Weak economic data from Asia, ongoing geopolitical tensions and nervousness ahead of the Inflation Report prompted a subdued start for UK stocks on Wednesday.
A consistent theme amongst investors is the feeling that the US stock market is overvalued. However, when we look at widely-used valuation metrics this just doesn't seem to be the case.
UK stocks declined on Tuesday morning as investors watched geopolitical developments and waited for economic data from Germany.
Maike Currie of Fidelity Personal Investing wonders whether DIY investors can really become akin to the Sage of Omaha.
Revenue and profits of UK mid-cap companies have beaten those of their FTSE 100 peers over the past year, as larger firms have seen their margins squeezed.
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