The outlook for equities remains encouraging. An investment trust with an international remit will help you profit.
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.
Amazon is re-entering the online takeaway market with a stake in Deliveroo – and it isn’t only rivals who should be worried. Matthew Partridge reports.
Emerging markets are the place to be if you want to make the best possible returns in the future. At least, that’s been the received wisdom for a while now. But is it true?
Over a decade after the financial crisis, investors are still reluctant to consider British banks. But their worries are overblown and the stocks are cheap, says Matthew Partridge.
Market power that’s concentrated in the hands of a few big companies is bad for consumers, bad for productivity and terrible for investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
With the current focus on Huawei, it’s clear that the US China trade war isn’t about tariffs, it’s about technology. John Stepek explains how it affects investors.
For US companies, the gap between Gaap and reported earnings per share reached $19 last year, making a big difference to the perception of company profits.
Uber’s IPO has been a disaster. That suggests private markets are even more exuberant than public ones.
It was hailed by boosters as the future of work, but court rulings are increasingly throwing a spanner in the works. Is the gig over for platform providers?
If markets reflected geopolitics, this week would have been brutal for stocks. But they just shrugged it off. So what’s going on? John Stepek explains what really drives markets.
Once a darling of emerging-market investors, South Africa became mired in endless corruption scandals under former president Jacob Zuma. Can Cyril Ramaphosa turn it around?