Apple’s share price fell sharply yesterday. It’s the sort of news that the market would have shrugged off in the past. But not any more. John Stepek explains 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.
The emerging market sell-off is a buying opportunity for brave investors seeking resilient, well-managed economies with strong prospects. Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru fit the bill, says James McKeigue.
Matthew Partridge talks to fund managers Victoria Stevens and Matt Tonge, who pick three video-game makers that can keep competitors at bay.
Research shows that keeping a business in the family is good for profits. Matthew Lynn explains how to encourage more of it.
According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, 28% of fund managers are underweight in UK stocks.
A specialist investment trust and a mining stock allow investors to bet on African large-cap stocks, and a recovery in Zimbabwe.
Shares in hazard detection copay Halma have risen 158% in the past five years, while those in oil and gas firm Ophir have plunged.
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The emerging markets sell-off has pushed the Indonesian rupiah to its weakest level against the dollar since the 1998 Asian crisis.
South Africa’s economy fell into recession in the second quarter of 2018, contracting by 0.7% after a decline in GDP between January and March.
Matthew Partridge talks to Nicholas Wilson of the Gulf Investment Fund about the rapidly changing face of the Gulf states, and the opportunities for investors.