Investors should be aware of the changing stance of central banks but they should not become too pessimistic.
Despite many forecasting strong dividend growth, domestically-focused companies are being shunned by investors as Brexit uncertainty rumbles on.
Following a sharp drawdown in the aftermath of the country’s decision to leave the EU, UK smaller companies have staged a strong recovery.
David Smith says he is happy to buy asset managers in spite of ongoing regulatory scrutiny
As the FCA berates fund groups for their handling of the wave of redemptions in property funds following the Brexit vote, Money Marketing talks to managers about what next for the commercial property sector
Fund selectors are set to face tougher scrutiny as calls grow for greater transparency on how they do research, experts have said. Greater focus has been put on fund researchers over the way they can influence investors’ decisions as some have lobbied the FCA to bring fund ratings agencies under the regulator’s watch. Speaking at […]
Evidence suggests UK banks are extending credit to the wider economy and that has to be a good sign
Prime Minister Theresa May’s lost majority has significantly weakened her leadership both at home and abroad.
Investor discipline is required more than ever when political emotions are running high
Neil Woodford says he is more optimistic on the outlook for the UK than the “bearish consensus”
Regular readers of this column will know I have been optimistic in my outlook for stock markets for some time, particularly in the UK. However, the Investment Association UK All Companies sector saw outflows last year, and pessimism is rife. Indeed, I heard an IFA declare the UK as un-investable just a few months ago. […]
Last year’s dip was a strong confirmation of property’s long-term value