Crude oil and metals look set for further misery over the next year, says David C Stevenson. But the longer-term outlook is more promising.
More and more jobs are being automated – and that’s creating opportunities for investors. Merryn Somerset Webb picks some of the best ways to invest.
It’s been a tough year for the country, but an expanded QE programme and a falling oil price mean investors should stay put, says John Stepek.
A new range of dividend-based ETFs offer tantalising new prospects for ‘smart-beta’ investors, says David C Stevenson.
Fund managers should remember that they are responsible for the finances not of financial advisers and pension funds, but of ordinary people.
Buy quality and think long-term. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to First State fund manager David Gait about ethical investing.
Investors in Brazil didn’t get the president they were hoping for. But as Matthew Partridge explains, there are still plenty of reasons to invest in the country.
Biotech companies will soon be able to get new drugs to patients much faster. That’s good news for patients and investors, says Matthew Partridge.
Smart beta funds can give you the benefits of active management, but with much lower fees. David C Stevenson looks at four such funds.
Greek stocks have slid by a third in recent months. Matthew Partridge looks at what’s gone wrong, and whether it’s time to buy, or steer well clear.
River and Mercantile’s smaller companies fund has a good record of rewarding brave investors.