Biotechnology firms are benefiting from demand from ageing populations. But as Dr Daniel Koller explains, there’s more to the biotech boom than that.
UK stocks have eclipsed government bonds over the long term. But these gains are mostly not due to price rises.
The FTSE 100 hit a new record high yesterday, as investors were encouraged by details of the ECB’s stimulus plans. The index closed up 0.6% at 6,961.
A sea change in the age structure of several major economies will have profound implications for markets.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s March’s take on the major asset classes.
Commodities trading and mining giant Glencore impressed the markets with its first full-year results.
Japan’s main stockmarket index, the Nikkei 225, has jumped above 18,700, its highest level since 2000.
Think deflation is worrying now? You ain’t seen nothing yet, says Jonathan Compton. The best place to hide is China.
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