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29 Sep 2016
Colin Morton, who runs the £267 million Franklin UK Equity Income fund, has asserted that despite the share prices of Shell, BP and associated shares rising markedly today as OPEC, the cartel of oil producers announced overnight a plan to limit oil production.
29 Sep 2016
Thomas Hampton, head of corporate dealing at Foremost Markets writes exclusively for What Investment on what the US presidential election might mean for the US dollar.
27 Sep 2016
Investors should be careful not to overreact to any of the outcomes of the US presidential election, according to a brace of prominent investors.
20 Sep 2016
John Bilton, global head of multi-asset strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management, has asserted that while the global economy is likely to improve towards the end of this year, continued currency strength is likely to dent the potential returns available in Japan.
16 Sep 2016
Abbas Owainati, macro strategist at Old Mutual Global Investors, writes exclusively for What Investment on what a Donald Trump victory in the US presidential election would mean for investors.
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15 Sep 2016
Tom Hampton, Head of Corporate Dealing at Foremost Currency Group and Foremost Markets, writes exclusively for What Investment on how a private investor can protect their portfolio from a volatile currency.
13 Sep 2016
The latest UK inflation data came in below expectations, at 0.6 per cent, but investors should expect a rise from here, according to Ben Brettell, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdown.
Stephanie Flanders: The three things investors should be worrying about more than Brexit, and how to invest right now
13 Sep 2016
Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor who is now chief market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, has revealed the three issues she asserted should be of greater concern to investors than Brexit.
Schroders: Investors should expect global growth to be lower this year, and UK interest interest rates to fall in November
12 Sep 2016
Keith Wade, chief economist at Schroders, has asserted that global growth is likely to fall this year as economic activity slows down in developed markets, and that UK interest rates will be cut again in November.
Mark Mobius: Investors should be worried about the impact of negative interest rates on the global economy
8 Sep 2016
Dr Mark Mobius, the veteran investor who is executive chairman of the Templeton Emerging Markets Group, has asserted that the current policy of negative interest rates being implemented around the globe will have long term consequences.
7 Sep 2016
Alex Dryden, market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management has asserted that as a consequence of the EU referendum result, the FTSE 100 is likely to continue to outperform the rest of the UK equity market.
5 Sep 2016
Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management, has revealed the two market he believes offer the best value for investor right now, and the UK isn’t one of them.
Hargreaves Lansdown: What the latest economic data really tells us about the health of the UK economy after Brexit
1 Sep 2016
Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown has responded to the latest economic data to emerge about the UK since the EU Referendum result on June 23rd.
30 Aug 2016
Steven Grahame, manager of the North Row Liquid Property fund, writes exclusively for What Investment on the best way for property investors to add diversification in 2016
25 Aug 2016
The response of markets, and market participants to the referendum result was distressingly predictable, a rush to risk off assets, a decline in the value of sterling, and a sharp dip in economic expectations.
23 Aug 2016
Economic conditions remain favourable for investors seeking exposure to gold, despite the steep rise in the price of the precious metal this year, according to Nick Peters, multi-asset investor at Fidelity, who has been buying more gold.