Investments

An optimistic outlook for Japan

It has been a lousy year for the Japanese economy. But it’s clear that a rebound is on the cards.

How our 2018 trading tips fared

Matthew Partridge tots up the results of the year’s trading tips With Petrobras, Greene King and IG Group among the year’s winners, are we in the black or the red?

December 2018 update: the MoneyWeek model investment trust portfolio doubles its money

Our investment trust portfolio has been a great success. Merryn Somerset Webb assesses the outlook.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

JPM Emerging Markets trust: A world full of opportunities

The manager of JPM Emerging Markets trust is optimistic about the future, says Max King.

Should you get a mortgage from a robot?

What do robo-mortgage advisers add to the process? Emma Lunn reports.

High-quality defensive investment trusts for volatile markets

Professional investor Katy Thorneycroft chooses three top investment trusts to buy as the markets reprice in the face of lowered economic growth prospects.

Festive fright for retailers

A shock profit warning from online fashion dynamo Asos has left analysts fearful about prospects for Christmas shopping, reports Alex Rankine.

Eurozone growth cools as ECB ends QE

Now that the European Central Bank is to stop buying government debt, and growth is slowing, concern over the sustainability of the single currency area is flaring up again.

Temporary trade-war truce might be too late for China

The hiatus in the US China trade war is not enough to iron out deep-seated differences between the two countries over intellectual property, cybertheft and state support for Chinese companies.

What to invest in as the bear market in shares kicks in

Will we live long enough to see Brexit? Is the US dollar heading for a bear market? Will wages take off in 2019? John Stepek asks the experts at our Christmas Roundtable.

A troubled year for markets

This year has seen the start of a period of enormous change in the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb – not all of it in a bad way.

Markets get a sinking feeling: maybe the “Powell put” doesn’t exist

The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, did what it always said it was going to do and raised interest rates. Markets promptly threw a fit. John Stepek explains why.

How did my prophecies for 2018 pan out?

Dominic Frisby revisits his economic predictions from a year ago to find out just how accurate – or wide of the mark – he was.

How Amazon’s secret weapon is wreaking havoc on Britain’s retailers

Black Friday, Amazon’s post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza, makes sense in America. But not in the UK, says John Stepek. Here, it’s laying waste to retailers’ most profitable time of year.

Brexit or no Brexit, the UK is a good bet right now

All the emotion around Brexit is producing real value in the market right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s the perfect time snap up some UK bargains.

There’s one key reason why markets have had such a rough 2018

Trump, Brexit, Frenchmen on the rampage – no wonder markets are depressed. Politics has certainly grabbed the headlines, that’s true. But it’s not the real reason for the market slump.

The charts that matter: if the dollar stays strong, everything else will stay weak

The US dollar doesn’t look like weakening anytime soon. John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter most to the global economy.

More good news on house prices – there’s no sign of them picking up soon

House prices are cooling off. Many want to pin the blame on Brexit. But there’s more to it than that. John Stepek explains what’s going on with Britain’s property market.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

If you'd invested in: Nanoco and Nostrum

Manchester-based tech company Nanoco is flying, while oil producer Nostrum has had a bad year.

Three growth stocks the market has overlooked

Professional investor Richard Penny picks three growth stocks that have been unjustly marked down.

Profit from Renishaw’s precision

Few people have heard of Renishaw, but its products and prospects are excellent, says Mike Tubbs.

Lethargic, but there’s life yet in the housing market

The national housing market is running out of puff, says Sarah Moore. But there are still plenty of regional bright spots.

The investment-trust poster child

The JPMorgan Global Growth & Income trust is the top performer in the global income sector, says Max King.

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