Last year emerging market stocks fell by nearly a quarter, says Marina Gerner. But in 2019 it has been a different story.
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.
The FTSE 100 is yielding more than double America’s S&P 500 index. But it’s not just blue-chip multinationals that are cheap. Domestically orientated British stocks are, too.
Improved corporate governance, better relationships with shareholders and more companies paying dividends. Japanese corporations are finally getting their act together.
Slowing GDP growth and disappointing data has prompted the longest run of persistent outflows from European equities in a decade.
Emerging markets have been reinvigorated this year, with the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets at a six-and-a-half-month peak and developing-world currencies up against a weaker dollar. And the rally looks set to endure.
The surprise departure from Facebook of two executives may herald a turbulent few years for the social-networking giant. Matthew Partridge reports.
New sales techniques, online influencers and structural trends such as growing consumption in emerging markets all bode well for the beauty industry, says Stephen Connolly.
At its latest meeting, the Federal Reserve surprised everyone by being even more dovish than expected. But markets aren’t exactly roaring ahead. John Stepek explains why.
Markets are bracing themselves for another monetary policy meeting from the US Federal Reserve. John Stepek explains why it’s so important.
The average age of firms listed in the US has been rising for three decades. It’s now 20 years, twice the figure seen in the 1990s dotcom craze.
If you’re after cheap stocks, head to China and India, says analyst and author Christopher Wood.