On the face of it, now might look like a great time to snap up a bargain in Turkey. But is it worth the risk, and could better deals lie elsewhere? John Stepek investigates.
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.
American stocks are looking very expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should sell, says John Stepek.
Retailer Findel has seen sales surge, while counterpart N Brown Group is considering closing all its physical shops.
A slowdown in smartphone sales has dented profits at the Korean tech giant. But that’s not the only problem. Alice Gråhns reports.
With talk of a trade war hampering equities in a region that is dependent on exports, investors are going cold on Europe.
Investors may be overestimating China’s vulnerability to a trade war, but a slowing economy and an overheated property market, it’s not a good time.
FANG stocks – the big tech companies – are perfect for current market conditions, says former hedge-fund manager Jim Cramer.
Donald Trump has fired the first shots in a US-China trade war, slapping tariffs on $34bn of Chinese imports, with another $16bn to follow soon.
Theresa May has laid out her plans for a soft Brexit. Yet despite all the high-profile resignations and dramatic headlines, it’s just business as usual for investors, says John Stepek.
America’s benchmark S&P 500 stockmarket index has been in a bull market since March 2009 – or just over 3,400 days. It is only 50 days short of the longest post-1945 bull run, October 1990 to March 2000.
In the first half of 2018, the value of global M&A reached $2.5trn, a 65% jump on the same period last year and a first-half record.