European stockmarkets

Ray Dalio’s shrewd $10bn bet on the collapse of European stocks
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates
European stockmarkets

Ray Dalio’s shrewd $10bn bet on the collapse of European stocks

Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater hedge fund is putting its money on a collapse in European stocks. It’s likely to pay off, says Matthew Lynn.
3 Jul 2022
A Europe-focused investment trust that’s back on form
lab technician at Novo Nordisk
Investment trusts

A Europe-focused investment trust that’s back on form

Alex Darwall’s European Opportunities investment trust deserves another look after a difficult spell, says Max King.
28 Jun 2022
Macron has failed France – but there is still plenty to invest in
MoneyWeek cover illustration - Emmanuel Macron
European stockmarkets

Macron has failed France – but there is still plenty to invest in

Emmanuel Macron won a convincing victory in France's presidential election, but he has no clear vision for halting the country’s decline. Frédéric Gui…
28 Apr 2022
Russia has become uninvestable
Putin has rendered Russia uninvestable
Investment strategy

Russia has become uninvestable

Geopolitics can create opportunities – but there are times when discretion is the better part of valour.
14 Mar 2022
Index firms write off Russian stocks
Moscow stock exchange
Emerging markets

Index firms write off Russian stocks

Russian stocks will be removed from MSCI’s main emerging markets index at a price that is effectively zero.
11 Mar 2022
An end to investing in Russia
European stockmarkets

An end to investing in Russia

Foreign investors have abandoned Russian markets - and index compiler MSCI could remove it altogether from its stock and bond benchmarks.
4 Mar 2022
Buy Russia – it’s cheap
Stockmarkets

Buy Russia – it’s cheap

If you want to make money investing, you need to buy stocks when they’re cheap. And right now, says Dominic Frisby, there’s nowhere cheaper than Russi…
17 Feb 2022
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Russian stocks suffer as the world fears it will invade Ukraine
European stockmarkets

Russian stocks suffer as the world fears it will invade Ukraine

Despite a booming economy, Russian stocks look extraordinarily cheap – but if it invades Ukraine, the Russian stockmarket will become all but uninvest…
14 Jan 2022
French stocks are back in fashion
European stockmarkets

French stocks are back in fashion

France’s CAC 40 stockmarket index gained 29% in 2021, making it the world’s best performing major market.
7 Jan 2022
Why Britain’s supermarket chains should take over Europe
Retail stocks

Why Britain’s supermarket chains should take over Europe

Britain’s supermarkets should not sit back and wait for a takeover bid, says Matthew Lynn. They should launch their own for the continent’s chains.
28 Nov 2021
Tim Hayes: why I'm bullish on US and European stocks, but not the UK
Investment strategy

Tim Hayes: why I'm bullish on US and European stocks, but not the UK

Merryn talks to Tim Hayes, chief global investment strategist of Ned Davis Research, about why he's so bullish on US growth stocks, but not so keen o…
24 Nov 2021
Has Italy’s economy turned the corner?
European stockmarkets

Has Italy’s economy turned the corner?

Italy’s FTSE MIB stockmarket index has returned 23% so far this year, more than double the FTSE 100’s performance over the same period.  
12 Nov 2021
Dale Robertson: why Europe is a great place to be a stock picker
European stockmarkets

Dale Robertson: why Europe is a great place to be a stock picker

Merryn talks to Dale Robertson of the Chelverton European Select Fund about the opportunities available to investors in European companies – especiall…
5 Nov 2021
Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors
Emerging markets

Russia's rigged election won’t rattle investors

Russian stocks are soaring, despite last week’s blatantly rigged election.
24 Sep 2021
Change is coming to the German stockmarket as the Dax index expands
European stockmarkets

Change is coming to the German stockmarket as the Dax index expands

Germany's benchmark Dax stock index is to expand to 40 companies from the current 30 amid a broader shakeup of the German stockmarket.
10 Sep 2021
Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?
Share tips

Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?

The only investment trust focusing on the world’s cheapest stockmarket is worth a look, says Max King.
14 Jul 2021
European stockmarkets poised to race ahead
European stockmarkets

European stockmarkets poised to race ahead

European stockmarkets are being tipped to outperform the US for the rest of the year, and into next year too.
9 Jul 2021
Three robust European stocks to ride the recovery
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Three robust European stocks to ride the recovery

Professional investor Nick Edwards of the Guinness European Equity Income Fund picks three European stocks that should do well a the post-pandemic rec…
21 Jun 2021
Look for bargains in European stockmarkets
European stockmarkets

Look for bargains in European stockmarkets

With the continent looking towards a robust recovery and markets at much lower valuations than the US, there are plenty of bargains to be found in Eur…
28 May 2021
Russia’s stockmarket is cheap for a very good reason
Emerging markets

Russia’s stockmarket is cheap for a very good reason

On a cyclically adjusted price/earnings ratio of just 7.3, Russia's stockmarket is in an entirely different value category to the rest of the world. A…
9 Apr 2021
Overlooked European stocks are a solid bargain
European stockmarkets

Overlooked European stocks are a solid bargain

The lack of speculative exuberance in European stocks compared to US markets bodes well for investors seeking less tech-heavy drama and more deep valu…
26 Mar 2021
Turkey heads for its next crisis after the lira plunges by 15%
Emerging markets

Turkey heads for its next crisis after the lira plunges by 15%

Turkey sacked its central bank governor after just four months in the job, sending the lira down by 15% against the dollar and stocks down by 9%.  
26 Mar 2021