Many emerging market funds ignore “frontier” markets completely. But there are great opportunities in these less developed countries and companies, says Max King.
The FTSE 100 saw a sharp rise yesterday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% and extended its quantitative easing programme. The index closed up 1.6% at 6,740.
Fears over the impact of Poland’s current government are overdone – and that spells opportunity for patient investors to buy some good firms cheaply, says Frederic Guirinec
There’s remarkably little volatility in the markets. That’s worrying, says John Stepek. Investors are far too complacent for comfort.
The video games industry is hugely important to Britain, adding £1.12bn to the economy. Matthew Partridge looks at how Brexit will affect the sector.
Stockmarkets have rarely been more expensive than they are today, reckons Professor Robert Shiller, the man behind the Cape ratio.
Donald Trump’s protectionism, inflationism, and macho attitude were supposed to be terrible for emerging markets. But that hasn’t happened. John Stepek explains why, and what investors can learn.
With investors in US stocks facing some of the worst returns in history, where should they turn for value?
Russian stocks jumped sharply in 2016, but this year they have slipped by 4% – the second-worst showing by an emerging market after Greece.
Wall Street and the FTSE 100 have hit new highs. European stocks are looking livelier too. Global equities, measured by the FTSE All-World index, are also at new peaks. But could this be as good as it gets?
The rise of passive investing is a result of rock bottom interest rates. That’s good in the long term, but could cause pain in the short term, says John Stepek.
Dominic Frisby picks the best place to lock away some cash for his children’s future.