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The confusion and capitulation that have come with the UK’s vote to leave the EU have and will continue to create opportunities within the UK equity space, argues Columbia Threadneedle’s UK team.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)has launched a Luxembourg-based Sicav which will invest in a globally diversified range of fixed income securities in order to deliver a stable source of income with a low volatility risk over a short duration of four years.
More than 40% of financial advisers in the US believe neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump will have a positive impact on the stock market, the bond market, or the global economy after the new president is announced next month.
Risk assets remain attractive as central banks shift policy and investor sentiment based on market fundamentals starts to return, said Neill Nuttall, co-chief investment officer of the global portfolio solutions group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Investors in the United Kingdom are less enthusiastic about US equities under the shadow of the presidential election, according to the latest figures from the Lloyds Bank Investor Sentiment Index.
Saudi Arabia’s record debt sale last week showed that emerging market bonds remain in strong demand with yield-hungry investors. However, the question is whether appetite could reverse as quickly as it has in the past.
St James's Place has reached a record £71bn ($86bn, €76bn) in funds under management after a bumper year helped by the acquisition of UK wealth manager Rowan Dartington.
The death of the 30-year bond bull market that has formed the backdrop for most City careers has been predicted many times. It has yet to come to pass. But, if one were looking for signs that it is reaching an inflection point, the last seven days has proved a fertile hunting ground.
With November’s planned production cut by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), global investors have sold down leveraged oil and moved to short the commodity
Thai equities have mostly recovered after plunging in the wake of the death of the King, but now the military-appointed government is attempting to navigate official approval of a new constitution and handle the first royal succession in seven decades.
Real estate investment trusts (Reits) may see total returns come off recent highs by the end of 2016, as energy infrastructure and dividend-paying stocks take the lead among equities that provide regular income, said Mark McAllister, senior portfolio manager at Clearbridge Investments, a Legg Mason affiliate.
Massive, opportunistic M&A activity doesn’t tend to be a characteristic of the bottom of a cycle. Still-standing majors, snapping up capitulating minnows is common, but two behemoths joining forces is usually left for times when shares are expensive and can do a lot of the heavy lifting.
M&G Investments has announced it will resume trading in the shares of the £4bn M&G Property Portfolio and its feeder fund at noon on Friday 4 November.
Despite a gloomy beginning to the year, global equities have started to outshine the backdrop of economic malaise that threatened their upward trajectory, with the index delivering 19.2%
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi delivered a relatively short address after the October governing council meeting on Thursday which was light on substance, but there was something in his remarks that may worry investors.
Merrill Lynch, one of the ‘big four’ investment banks in the US, will no longer work with US citizens living abroad following the closure of all expat accounts earlier this month, a UK-based IFA firm has confirmed.
Smith & Williamson’s Philip Lawlor talks about how GDP, QE and Brexit have raised the risk profile of Europe and the spectre of a domino effect.
Returns from alternative Ucits funds have been disappointing over the past couple of years. But perhaps fund selectors have to blame themselves for this.
China’s consumption story is expanding quickly, creating some of the most appealing investment cases currently available to investors, particularly as markets are yet to fully price in the pace of urbanisation in the country, says UBP's Peng Yao.
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