Is this a bear market or a bull market? You can make the case either way, says Dominic Frisby. But all his instincts say it’s a bear. Here’s why.
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Buy-to-let has been an investment phenomenon, with record low interest rates a boon for a generation of private landlords. But the party’s coming to an end, says James Ferguson.
New tax rules will make residential property in the UK less attractive to buy-to-let investors. But certain areas of the country have more potential than others, says John Stepek.
China isn’t collapsing. It is just slowing down. If you have cash and a long-term view on the market, says Merryn Somerset Webb, now might be a good time to start buying.
Canada’s GDP shrunk at an annualised 0.5% rate in the second quarter, after a 0.8% fall in the first – so the country is now technically in recession.
Global markets had another tricky start to the week. On Tuesday, the FTSE 100 lost 3%, pan-European stocks lost 2.8% and US stocks tumbled by 3%.
The number of migrants entering Europe is expected to rise to 3,000 a day over the next few months, with the favoured destination Germany.