Election expected to trigger major reforms if popular opposition leader takes power
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Economy in China expands by 7.4 per cent, above expectations but slowest rate of expansion since 2012.
Sarah Whitley says market still strong in spite of a significant fall in the Japanes stockmarket this year.
Japan, Asia, Europe and emerging markets index trackers launched for platform-based range.
Japanese managers say expected tax rise is priced in and that economy is buoyant.
Analysis & Opinion
Too many false dawns means market sentiment remains jumpy.
In spite of a short-term performance collapse, there has been no huge withdrawal of retail money from Asian funds.
Emerging markets may be gaining traction in Asia Pacific, but developed ones won out in 2013.
Manager finds value in Asia in spite of market headwinds
Apr 16, 2014
Standard Life Investments has introduced a new share class for its Japanese Equity Growth fund that hedges out the movement of the yen.
Equities| Apr 08, 2014
Dalton fund manager says influence of overseas investors in Japanese market is biggest change he has seen in his career.
Emerging Markets| Apr 08, 2014
Threadneedle’s Mark Burgess claims there is a “burgeoning Chinese credit bubble” as the firm sells out of Asian equities.
Apr 08, 2014
Japanese markets fall as the country’s central bank chooses a wait-and-see approach on effects of recent consumption tax rise.
Apr 02, 2014
Standard Life Investments Japanese Equity Growth fund given new share class that hedges out the currency movements in the yen.
Investment Trusts| Apr 01, 2014
Investment trusts managed by Schroders and Montanaro Asset Management join the trend of trust fee cuts.
UK| Mar 31, 2014
IMA fund sale stats show investors are favouring IMA UK All Companies funds, while property continues its renaissance.