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Woodford: Aggressive sell-off in equities almost over

Investors are “in the teeth” of a severe sell-off – but one which may be over relatively quickly, according to equity income manager Neil Woodford.

Investments | 17 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stock markets recovered slightly on Friday morning as investors looked for bargains in the aftermath of recent volatility, which sent equities to a 16-month low the previous session.

Investments | 17 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks attempted to claw their way back on Thursday, though early gains were quickly trimmed as shaky investors continued to tread nervously after a 'flash-crash' in US Treasury yields in the previous session.

Investments | 16 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Weak inflation data in China and Germany reignited fears about a global economic slowdown on Wednesday, pushing UK stocks sharply lower in morning trade.

Investments | 15 Oct 2014
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Stock market dip: Should you panic?

Stock markets have dipped worryingly over the past month. Is this a temporary blip? Or the start of something more sinister?

Investments | 14 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks declined on Tuesday as gains in the mining sector were offset by disappointing updates from the likes of Burberry, Hargreaves Lansdown, SABMiller, Michael Page International and Mulberry.

Investments | 14 Oct 2014
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US shares retreat overnight as volatility hits two-year high

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.

Investments | 14 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

There was no let-up in the selling pressure on Monday as the UK stock market resumed its sell-off despite a strong performance by the mining sector.

Investments | 13 Oct 2014
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Japan equity funds suffer largest ever weekly outflows

Japanese equity funds have seen the largest even outflows in US dollar terms as investors rushed for safe-haven cash, latest data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch reveals.

Investments | 10 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

The selling pressure continued on Friday morning as UK stocks opened at their lowest levels over the year, with ongoing concerns about the global economy sparking further volatility across equity markets.

Investments | 10 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks jumped in early trading on Thursday as a dovish set of Federal Reserve meeting minutes and a strong start to the earnings season prompted strong gains on Wall Street the previous session.

Investments | 09 Oct 2014
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Dovish Fed minutes prompt biggest gains of 2014 for US stocks

US stocks posted their largest one-day gain this year as the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve suggest it may adopt a more cautious stance on hiking interest rates.

Investments | 09 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

UK stocks fell for a second day on Wednesday as concerns about global growth and nervousness ahead of the start of US earnings season eroded risk appetite.

Investments | 08 Oct 2014
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US stocks tumble after IMF downgrades global growth

Markets in the US fell overnight, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its forecast for global growth for the next two years.

Investments | 08 Oct 2014
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FTSE 100: This morning's risers and fallers

Strong gains in the UK mining sector weren't enough to keep London's FTSE 100 from slipping into the red on Tuesday morning.

Investments | 07 Oct 2014

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