Stockmarkets

Whistleblower allegations – where now for Facebook?
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen
Tech stocks

Whistleblower allegations – where now for Facebook?

The social-media giant has come in for some fierce criticism following revelations from a former employee. Just how much damage has been done?
16 Oct 2021
Share tips of the week – 15 October
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 15 October

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
15 Oct 2021
Emerging-market central banks take on inflation
Saint Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
Emerging markets

Emerging-market central banks take on inflation

Central banks in Poland, Russia, Mexico and Brazil have been raising interest rates to get ahead of global inflationary pressures.
15 Oct 2021
India: the next global growth engine
Elephant procession in India © RAVEENDRAN/AFP via Getty Images
Emerging markets

India: the next global growth engine

India's stockmarket is booming, up by 37% so far this year, and the BSE Sensex index has delivered an annualised return over the last five years of mo…
15 Oct 2021
Central banks must carry the can for the state we're in
Regent Street during lockdown © Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Economy

Central banks must carry the can for the state we're in

Central banks’ efforts to prevent markets adjusting have led to a dangerous social and financial disequilibrium, says Tim Lee.
13 Oct 2021
Three stocks to help contrarian investors cash in on Asia
Share tips

Three stocks to help contrarian investors cash in on Asia

Professional investor Ian Hargreaves of the Invesco Asia Trust selects three Asian stocks that are moving from being contrarian picks to popular inve…
11 Oct 2021
How to stop the private-equity takeover of Britain’s listed companies
UK stockmarkets

How to stop the private-equity takeover of Britain’s listed companies

Putting up barriers in the open market would make no sense. But there is another way, says Matthew Lynn. Just start valuing British equities properly.…
10 Oct 2021
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Share tips of the week – 8 October
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 8 October

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
8 Oct 2021
Japan’s new prime minister rattles the markets
Japan stockmarkets

Japan’s new prime minister rattles the markets

Investors appear unimpressed with Fumio Kishida, the man chosen to succeed Yoshihide Suga as Japan’s prime minister.
8 Oct 2021
The spectre of stagflation shakes stockmarkets
Stockmarkets

The spectre of stagflation shakes stockmarkets

Stockmarkets are getting increasingly jumpy about stagflation, the combination of economic stagnation and high inflation, with America’s S&P 500 down …
8 Oct 2021
Emerging markets: has the Brics dream survived reality?
Emerging markets

Emerging markets: has the Brics dream survived reality?

Two decades ago the “Brics” – Brazil, Russia, India and China – were the global economy's rising stars, with expectations high for their rapid develop…
7 Oct 2021
China’s property woes are spreading beyond Evergrande
Chinese economy

China’s property woes are spreading beyond Evergrande

Instability sparked by the troubles of Evergrande, China’s heavily-indebted property giant, is spreading to the wider property market, and it could af…
5 Oct 2021
Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India
Emerging markets

Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India

As China becomes increasingly hostile to investors, India, with a young, educated, tech-savvy population and a reform-minded government, is becoming a…
5 Oct 2021
It’s boom times for investment banks again – investors beware
Stockmarkets

It’s boom times for investment banks again – investors beware

The market for mergers and acquisitions is hitting record levels again. That's great news for investment bankers, but it's a red flag for investors. J…
4 Oct 2021
The content streaming industry is fast turning into a bubble
Stockmarkets

The content streaming industry is fast turning into a bubble

Ever greater fortunes are changing hands for old songs and film franchises. But the good times cannot last, says Matthew Lynn.
3 Oct 2021
Xu Jiayin: the tycoon behind Evergrande
People

Xu Jiayin: the tycoon behind Evergrande

Xu Jiayin became a wheeler-dealer in China’s muddled transition to capitalism and his connections helped him to enormous riches. Now, he seems to have…
2 Oct 2021
Gary Channon: the importance of allocating capital wisely
Investment strategy

Gary Channon: the importance of allocating capital wisely

Merryn talks to Gary Channon of Phoenix Asset Management about his investment style and the balance between diversification and performance. Plus, cap…
1 Oct 2021
Share tips of the week – 1 October
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 1 October

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
1 Oct 2021
British stocks are due a bounce
UK stockmarkets

British stocks are due a bounce

The FTSE 100 has gone virtually nowhere since 2000. But it could be heading for happier years ahead.
1 Oct 2021
The taper tantrum begins
Government bonds

The taper tantrum begins

Markets had so far shrugged off the prospect of central-bank monetary tightening. But not any more.
1 Oct 2021
Rising bond yields are unnerving markets and it could get worse before it gets better
Government bonds

Rising bond yields are unnerving markets and it could get worse before it gets better

With inflation returning fast, government bond yields are rising along with prices. And that's unsettling markets around the world. John Stepek explai…
30 Sep 2021
Has passive investing created a stockmarket bubble?
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Has passive investing created a stockmarket bubble?

Over the past two decades, investors have been switching from buying actively managed investment funds to buying passive funds that simply track a mar…
28 Sep 2021