Fresh EM inflows as funds continue winning streak

Fresh EM inflows as funds continue winning streak...

Rising commodity prices and assurance of continued low interest rates saw emerging market equity funds welcome fresh inflows for the seventh week running, their longest winning streak since last September.

Published : 24, Feb 2017
US private sector slows after election bounce

US private sector slows after election bounce

Private sector growth slipped back from the highs of January as the post-election bounce seen across the US economy was reined in.

Published : 21, Feb 2017
Boards’ ‘lack of conviction’ does not sit well with investors - Canaccord

Boards’ ‘lack of conviction’ does not sit well...

Action is still needed to improve the “apparent lack of conviction” of some boards who do not hold shares in the investment company they oversee, according to Canaccord Genuity’s latest ‘Skin in the Game’ report.

Published : 21, Feb 2017
Half of CEOs plotting new alliances in profit push

Half of CEOs plotting new alliances in profit...

More than half of chief executives are planning new alliances or joint ventures in 2017 to help bolster profits according to a new survey of the asset and wealth management industry.

Published : 20, Feb 2017
Retail sales slip to muddy economic waters

Retail sales slip to muddy economic waters

Retail sales in the United Kingdom slipped in January to undershoot forecasts, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Published : 17, Feb 2017
‘Caution in the air’ but investor confidence still rises

‘Caution in the air’ but investor confidence still...

Investor confidence is bouncing back and rose for the third month in a row in February, Hargreaves Lansdown has found.

Published : 10, Feb 2017
Bank of England completes its u-turn on economy

Bank of England completes its u-turn on economy...

The Bank of England further undermined its own post-Brexit ‘forecasts of doom’ by sharply increasing its expectation for UK growth to 2% in 2017, professional investors said on Thursday.

Published : 2, Feb 2017
US GDP climb slows down

US GDP climb slows down

Growth in the US economy slowed in the last three months of 2016 according to early estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis released on Friday.

Published : 27, Jan 2017
UK economy tops forecasts again  

UK economy tops forecasts again  

The United Kingdom’s gross domestic product grew 0.6% in the fourth quarter and 2% on an annualised basis, the Office for National Statistics reported today.

Published : 26, Jan 2017
May reveals Brexit plan as inflation jumps and Carney hints at rate rise   

May reveals Brexit plan as inflation jumps and...

Inflation in the United Kingdom economy climbed to 1.6% on an annualised basis in December, up significantly from 1.2% in November.

Published : 17, Jan 2017
IMF upgrades UK growth forecast despite looming Brexit process

IMF upgrades UK growth forecast despite looming...

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its growth forecast for the United Kingdom to 1.5% in 2017 from the 1.1% it was previously forecasting, despite the imminent start of Brexit talks.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
US jobs number unspectacular but wages on the rise

US jobs number unspectacular but wages on the...

The health of the United States economy was underlined with a steady picture for jobs in the latest employment figures released on Friday.

Published : 6, Jan 2017
Eurozone inflation jumps

Eurozone inflation jumps

Eurozone inflation jumped to its highest level since 2013 between November and December 2016, bolstered by strong growth in energy and oil prices.

Published : 4, Jan 2017
UK economy beats growth forecast in Q3

UK economy beats growth forecast in Q3

The UK economy grew faster than expected between July and September this year, with GDP climbing by 0.6% according to official figures.

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Government launches monetary policy inquiry

Government launches monetary policy inquiry

The effectiveness of monetary policy implemented in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash will be the focus of newly-launched government inquiry.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
 CBI issues fresh warning on Brexit threat to financial services

CBI issues fresh warning on Brexit threat to financial...

Barrier-free trade with the EU will be crucial if the UK wants to hold on to its reputation as a hub for financial services according to a new report from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Eurozone inflation hits 0.6%

Eurozone inflation hits 0.6%

Eurozone inflation followed analysts’ predictions and continued its steady rise to hit 0.6% in November.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Sanditon's Rice: 'Clock is ticking' towards next recession

Sanditon's Rice: 'Clock is ticking' towards next...

The clock is ticking in anticipation of an economic slowdown and eventual global recession as inflation rises and productivity falls, Chris Rice, manager of the TM Sanditon European Fund, has said.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Further BoE rate cuts in 2017, economists warn

Further BoE rate cuts in 2017, economists warn...

The stage is set for a further rate cut by the Bank of England next year as growth slows, economists have said in the aftermath of Wednesday’s decision to hold the rates at 0.25%.

Published : 15, Dec 2016
Dollar rallies/gold falls on back of Fed’s ‘happy’ hike

Dollar rallies/gold falls on back of Fed’s ‘happy’...

The dollar surged this morning on the back of only the second Fed rate rise since the 2008 financial crisis.

Published : 15, Dec 2016

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