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Stocks: the MoneyWeek view

June 2015: The lesser of two evils We favour stocks over bonds as the "lesser of two evils". The best opportunities for capital gains are in regions with central bank money-printing, such as Europe and Japan . Emerging markets, including India, Indonesia and the Philippines, offer good long-term prospects.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

Markets: FTSE 100 closes higher as European markets fall

The FTSE 100 climbed higher yesterday, adding a further 0.3% to close at 6,630, while European and US markets fell.

Chart of the week: Yen hits 40-year low

The Japanese yen has fallen to a record low against a basket of its partners’ currencies.

Markets: FTSE 100 closes higher as European markets fall

The FTSE 100 climbed higher yesterday, adding a further 0.3% to close at 6,630, while European and US markets fell.

The assets to buy now – July 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s July’s take on the major assets to buy now.

Markets: FTSE 100 bounces back from five-month low

The FTSE 100 bounced back from its five-month low yesterday, adding 1.3% to close at 6,608.

Markets: FTSE 100 slides further

The FTSE 100 continued its decline yesterday, falling a further 1.5% to close at 6,520. June’s 6.6% slide was the worst monthly performance since May 2012.

What’s happening to the Greece ETF?

In 2012, we suggested that brave investors could invest in Greek stocks via the Lyxor FTSE Athex 20 ETF. Here, Matthew Partridge updates on its performance.

China’s bear market won’t last – these two economies show why

After seeing spectacular gains in the last year or so, Chinese stocks are now officially in a bear market. They may fall further yet, says John Stepek, but the bull market is by no means over.

Markets: fears over Greece send FTSE 100 tumbling

The FTSE 100 fell hard yesterday as worries over Greece and knock-on effects of the shootings in Tunisia hit the market. The index closed down 2% at 6,620.

Now could be a great time to invest in Asian cinemas

It won’t be long before the cinema market in China is worth more than in the USA, says Lars Henriksson. Here, he looks at the companies set to profit from the growth of Asia’s appetite for Hollywood blockbusters.

Markets: FTSE 100 ends the week on a low note

The FTSE 100 ended the week with further falls as investors continued to worry about Greece.

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