Regarded as a daring investment all too recently, European stocks have become the flavour of the month. John Stepek suggests a better place to put your money.
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.
Investors don’t seem to be giving much thought to what happens if President Donald Trump is impeached, says Matthew Lynn. That could be a costly mistake.
You wouldn’t think a Chinese chemical maker and a talking tom cat would have much in common. And you’d be right.
Companies with very high share prices sometimes consider stock splits. Do they make sense? John Stepek explains.
The worsening security situation in the Philippines isn’t the only concern over President Rodrigo Duterte’s ability to lead one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies.
The Czech Republic is roaring ahead, yet on a price-earnings ratio of nine, it’s the cheapest stockmarket in the world after Russia, says Frederic Guirinec.
Shares in the oil-services firm have plunged after an investigation into corruption took a troubling turn. Alex Rankine reports.
Amazon, Google and Facebook aren’t the only winners in ecommerce and online media – savvy investors should also buy China’s big four to maximise gains, says Rupert Foster.
The Dax, which tracks the performance of Germany’s 30 largest companies, keeps hitting all-time highs. But can it keep this up?
The impeachment of US president Donald Trump “would blow a hole in the stockmarket”, claims Jack Welch, former chief executive of General Electric.
Last week, the market’s tranquillity was finally shattered by a “bombshell” report on Trump that sent the Vix – the main measure of US market volatility – up the most since before the US election