A state fund transferring a $681m donation to the PM’s account, dissenting ministers sacked and $4bn misappropriated – Malaysian democracy is under threat, says Simon Wilson.
Lloyds Bank’s decision to redeem £3bn-worth of bonds has been slammed by investors as unfair and premature. Sarah Moore reports.
Investing in bonds usually means piling into a managed bond fund. But as Bengt Saelensminde explains, that makes little sense in today’s markets.
A little-known fund that styles itself after veteran US investor Warren Buffett has beaten the latter by almost 40% over the past year.
UK shares paid out their highest-ever amount of income from regular dividends last year. But Sarah Moore explains why it won’t last.
Professional investors Nigel Kennett and Daniel Monks tip three shares to grow regardless of what is happening in the market cycle.
The damage to government finances caused by the sharp slide in oil prices is spreading far beyond the Middle East, with Nigeria the latest to feel the pinch.
A low oil price can only be good for growing the global economy in the long term, says John Stepek. Here, he explains why, and looks at a fund that’s well placed to profit.
When India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, came to power in May 2014, his victory propelled the stockmarket to a new record. But now his honeymoon is well and truly over.
Asia’s Communist dynamo caused great excitement in the 2000s, before suffering a sharp downturn. Now Vietnam is shaking off the hangover.
The FTSE100 bounced back yesterday, add in 1.1% to close at 8,901.
The US election cycle kicked off this week – and the results are unpredictable. Matthew Partridge considers how this might affect your investments.
China National Chemical Corporation, or ChemChina, has bought Switzerland’s Syngenta, making the biggest foreign takeover by a Chinese firm to date.
The renewed wobble in crude was accompanied by a 10% slide in BP’s shares, putting the dividend under pressure.
BP has had a terrible few years, yet has promised to keep paying its dividend. Is that tempting yield of 8% really as safe as it sounds? Matthew Partridge investigates.
The FTSE100 fell further yesterday, down 1.4% to close at 5,922.