With Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin in the news, David Thornton, former manager of an East European investment fund, reflects on his experience of the country and the man.
Russian stocks have defied Western sanctions to gain 25% since March.
Europe’s weaker countries have dragged Germany into playing their game. But this just highlights Germany’s strengths, says Bengt Saelensminde.
The MoneyWeek World Cup looks at which country is the most attractive for investors. At the end of the tournament, one will lift the MoneyWeek trophy.
People are expecting big things from Mario Draghi. But whatever he does, it should have very little impact on your investments, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Since it joined the European Union, Poland has gone from strength to strength. Here’s one exchange-traded fund to profit.
The ECB will have to take radical action to fix the eurozone’s economic problems. Matthew Partridge explains why, and how bold investors could profit.
France’s economy is struggling. But there are some glimmers of hope, says Ed Bowsher. And that could spell opportunity for investors in Europe.
There are plenty of problems facing Russia. But now could be the time to buy in.
Russian stocks are ‘like a coiled spring’. Everything points to now being a good time to buy, says Bengt Saelensminde.