Invesco Perpetual: UK interest rates unlikely to rise until May 2016 at the earliest, but economic growth should remain on track
John Greenwood, chief economist at Invesco Perpetual has asserted that persistently low inflation in the UK is likely to mean that interest rates stay at the current level until May 2016 ‘at the earliest.’
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Fidelity: 2016 likely to be tough for investors, but commercial property could be the pick of the punch
Tom Stevenson, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity has disclosed the reasons why he feels that commercial property can be the asset class that continues to perform in an otherwise tough climate for investors in 2016.
Heather Ferguson, investment analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed for What Investment the two funds she believes will help investors navigate through potentially choppy investment waters in 2016.
Private investors in the UK risk missing out on the economic recovery in the country due to an excess of focus on the FTSE 100, according to Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor who is now chief market strategist for Europe at JP Morgan Asset Management.
Richard Peirson, who has managed the £956 million Framlington Managed Balanced fund for more than twenty years, has revealed the one UK IPO he has bought shares in of late.
Why it's prudent to avoid early stage technology stocks, despite their potential, by top fund manager
Richard Penny, manager of the Legal and General Alpha Trust, which has returned 174 per cent since launch in 2005, compared to 82 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies in the same time period, has poured scorn on the investment case for early stage technology companies, despite believing the innovations they produce having the scope to revolutionise the world.
Investors and consumers should expect UK interest rates to rise in the middle of 2016 if the current trajectory of the economy continues, argued James McCann, UK economist at Standard Life Investments.
Simon Edelsten, manager of the Mid Wynd Investment trust, which has returned 15 per cent over the past year, compared to 5 per cent for the average fund in the AIC Global sector, has revealed the reasons behind his decision to sell his shares in Alphabet, the company that owns Google, and other assets.
The increased political appetite for shale gas production, commonly known as fracking, offers potential significant gains for one particular FTSE 100 stock, according to Tineke Frikkee, manager of the Smith and Williamson UK Equity Income fund.
Nick Train: The two reasons I am 'rabidly bullish' about the UK stock market in 2016 (and why I'm sticking with my Unilever shares)
Star fund manager Nick Train, whose Finsbury Growth and Income Trust is the top performing UK equity income investment trust over the past five years, and Lindsell Train Train Investment Trust is the top fund in the AIC Global sector over one three and five years, has told What Investment why he believes that 2016 will be a bountiful year for world stock markets.
Credibility of government's economic forecasts in doubt following latest Autumn Statement, says City veteran
A veteran investor has asserted that the latest Autumn Statement could cast into question the independence of the government’s own forecasters.
George Osborne delivers Autumn Statement bombshell for buy to let investors, while house builder shares roar
In his latest Autumn Statement, announced this afternoon in the House of Commons, George Osborne announced new measures that dent the investment case for buy-to-let property, while the shares in UK house builder stocks roared.
Anthony Rayner, co-manager of the Miton Multi-Asset Range of funds, has revealed for What Investment the reasons behind the recent decision to buy some gold for the portfolio of funds of which he is co-manager.
Charles Luke, manager of the £549 million Murray Income Trust, which has a yield of 4.7 per cent, has disclosed the UK property company he has bought for income over the past month.
Georgina Hamilton, co-manager of the Miton UK Value Opportunities fund, which has returned 22 per cent over the past year, compared to 4 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the reasons behind the funds investment in Imperial Tobacco, despite the sector appearing to have limited growth potential.