Markets have reined in their expectations of inflation over the next five years . But it’s too early to write off the reflation trade.
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.
Emerging-market indices skew towards Asia, and especially China, Korea and Taiwan. So forget passive index hugging, says Max King, try these four broad-based EM funds instead.
Since being elected president of the Philippines last May, Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has overshadowed his tenure.
With US stocks looking overhyped and overpriced, investors should turn their attention to continental Europe and Japan.
The current bull market is the S&P’s second-longest on record. But how much longer can it last?
The MSCI Emerging Markets index has reached its highest level in 18 months. Can it last?
Bitcoin boosters promised that the digital currency would change the world. In a sense, it just might, as blockchain, the technology underlying it, goes mainstream. Ben Judge reports.
Matthew Partridge continues his look at how Brexit will affect Britain, by examining its effect on the technology sector.
The LSE’s merger with its German counterpart looks all but dead. Perhaps that’s just as well. Ben Judge reports.
US stocks have been buoyant amid Donald Trump’s promises of fiscal stimulus, lower taxes and lighter regulation.
France’s CAC Small stock index has gained 19% in three months and almost 4% this year. The more political worries flare up, the more France’s small caps outperform. So what’s going on?