Global fund managers are getting nervous, and are holding on to their cash. But that might actually be good for the markets, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
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.
There has been an explosion in company mergers and takeovers recently. Matthew Partridge talks to fund manager Sue Noffke, who explains why investors shouldn’t worry too much.
Retailers have it tough, but Tesco has shown that it’s still possible to thrive, says Matthew Lynn.
As the US dollar continues to bully the currency markets, John Stepek looks at all the other charts that matter to the global economy.
Buying cheap stocks – value investing – usually works well. But it hasn’t for a while now. John Stepek looks at what’s gone wrong and asks if it’s due a turnaround.
The Baltic states’ economies are too small to attract the attention of many investors – but it’s worth keeping an eye on dynamic entrepreneurial markets like these, says Frédéric Guirinec.
With the Shanghai Composite index down by a fifth since its latest peak in January, Chinese stocks are into official bear-market territory.
The FANG+ index consists of ten tech stocks has just eclipsed the 3,000 mark for the first time.
Investors’ flight form Turkey, after Recep Tayyip Erdogan won last Sunday’s election, is making a nasty recession all the more likely.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after an affair with a subordinate. But is there more to his departure than meets the eye? Ben Judge reports.
The collapse of Carillion showed the perils inherent in complicated businesses. Look for simple firms with powerful intellectual property instead, fund managers Nick Train and Tristan Chapple tell Sarah Moore.