Despite having only existed for 20 years, the euro is the world’s second-most traded currency and the second-largest reserve currency. Dominic Frisby looks at its performance against the dollar and the yen, and where it might go next.
Engineering firm Kier Group has hit trouble, but the core business looks sound, says Matthew Partridge.
Professional investor Damian Taylor picks three stocks that should profit from China’s increasing urbanisation.
The bull market may be a little long in the tooth. But it’s not over yet, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And the huge productivity boom from widespread digitalisation will prolong it further.
By artificially inflating house prices, the Help to Buy scheme has failed both homebuyers and taxpayers. But it has done wonders for housebuilders’ profits. John Stepek explains why.
Rather than wait and be at the mercy of regulators, the big tech companies should begin the process of breaking themselves up, says Matthew Lynn.
Investors rattled by the prospect of a global slowdown and a worsening trade war are heading for Switzerland; the local stockmarket index has just hit a new record.
The UK has more billion-dollar technology companies, or “unicorns”, per capita, than China has. That’s cause for celebration, but they need nurturing.
As markets continue to believe that a cut in US interest rates is just a matter of time, the US dollar continued its fall this week. John Stepek looks at how that’s affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.
The price of Brent crude oil has fallen by more than 20% since May – past the level that marks a bear market.
Boris Johnson looks almost certain to be our next prime minister. Dominic Frisby looks at what that might mean for the pound.
The price of oil spiked after two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman. John Stepek looks at how an escalating conflict could affect markets – and your money.
Investors are now counting on an interest-rate cut from the US Federal Reserve to bolster economic growth.
China’s currency, the yuan (also known as the renminbi), has slumped to a new low for 201 as Trump’s tariffs put a strain on the country’s manufacturing industries.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.
Neil Woodford had humble origins, but built an enthusiastic following among retail investors by promising to make them rich. Now, they’d just like their money back.
The move sounds positive for tenants, but the cost will be passed on, says Sarah Moore.
Donald Trump’s decision to call off threatened duties on imports from Mexico closes the latest episode in his trade war reality show.
French carmaker Renault’s fraught alliance with Nissan has so far prevented a deal with Fiat Chrysler. Will that change? Matthew Partridge reports.
China’s Fosun International is considering bidding for beleaguered British travel company Thomas Cook’s tour operating division.
MoneyWeek likes investment trusts. We write about them every week. However, now might be a good time to remember what it is that makes them special.
A portfolio of shares should be based on some large, well-managed companies with proven business models and compelling long-term prospects. These ten stocks fit the bill.
If you own a Woodford fund, what should you do now? And what of the other stocks affected by the former “star” manager’s current woes? Merryn Somerset Webb has the answers.
The FTSE 100 is cheap, says Tim Price. But it’s not where I would invest now. The best value is to be found in Japan. Here’s why.
This Swedish engineer has been overshadowed by bigger local peers, but is well worth a look
Commodities are staggeringly cheap, says Dominic Frisby. By some measures, they are twice as cheap as they were at the turn of the century. But does that mean it’s time to buy?