Mauricio Macri, the winner of Argentina’s general election, has inherited a political and economic mess. But his arrival should help the country – and investors – thrive, says James McKeigue.
The FTSE 100 continued to fall yesterday, losing a further 0.4% to close at 6,277.
A financial crisis always begins in some peripheral market, says Dan Denning. The next one could come from emerging-market bonds.
Markets have been remarkably stable since the financial crisis. But stability breeds risk, says John Stepek. Now they’re wobbling – and it won’t take much to send them tumbling.
The FTSE 100 started the week on the back foot yesterday slipping 0.5% to close at 6,305.
Japan may be in recession, but Japanese stocks still represent very good value for money, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The FTSE 100 ended the week on a high, adding a further 0.1% to close the week 3.5% up at 6,334.
Profits are down and the shares have crashed at Rolls-Royce, says Simon Wilson. But the aircraft engine maker is probably on the flight path to recovery.
The price war in the oil market is going to claim some victims soon enough. But it might not be the obvious candidates, says Dan Denning.
The low price of oil is a serious problem for Saudi Arabia. But as Peter Frankopan explains, it should also be a serious worry for us too.
China is going through lots of change, but the overall outlook is still positive. Rupert Foster looks at the best Chinese-focused funds to profit.
Skiing is under threat, with fewer and fewer people doing it. But that’s great news for enthusiasts who want to buy a property, says Marina Gerner.
The case for buying China remains intact, despite recent volatility, says fund manager Dale Nicholls. Here, he tips three China-based stocks to buy now.
Angela Merkel’s stance on immigration could spark a leadership challenge from disgruntled fellow minsters. And the prospect of that could boost European stocks. Matthew Partridge explains why.
If you don’t want the hassle of stock picking, you have two main options, says Marina Gerner. But whichever you choose, avoid the closet trackers.
Swiss bank UBS has compiled an index of the most bubbly housing markets in the world. No prizes for guessing who comes top.