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Latest News

Feb 04, 2016

Oil price bounces back

Brent crude is back up to $35 a barrel; shares in miners slightly recover.

Economic Indicators| Jan 20, 2016

Investor confidence falls to record low

All ten asset classes experienced a drop in market performance in January compared with the previous month.

Nov 24, 2015

Analysis: Can gold regain its shine?

Metal’s price hovering near $1,000 but managers predict comeback.

Investment Trusts| Oct 22, 2015

BlackRock World Mining Trust cuts management fee

Trust announces further reduction after initial March drop.

Oct 14, 2015

ETFs blamed for gold losing safe-haven status

Development of ETFs has changed ‘nature of gold as an investment’, buyers say.

Sep 17, 2015

1,000 lose £20m in ‘fields of gold’ landbank fraud

Court hears victims were sold worthless plots of land for £20,000 each, with the promise of soaring prices

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Outlook for 2016 - January 2016| Jan 11, 2016

Oil price crash could be a blessing in disguise

Big oil is an opportunity for change.

Recent Articles
  1. From Special Report: Multi-Asset Investing - December 2015| Dec 07, 2015

    China’s influence on global markets is likely to diminish

    Volatile commodity markets are not a new thing.

  2. From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - October 2015| Oct 19, 2015

    Big investors can’t ignore demand

    What is driving the interest in a greener economy?

  3. Investing in Agriculture - October 2015
    From Our Publications| Oct 05, 2015

    Investing in Agriculture - October 2015

    Headwinds threat piles pressure on a weakened sector.

  4. From Special Report: Agriculture - October 2015| Oct 05, 2015

    How El Niño affects global crop prices

    The weather phenomenon could affect markets more than investors might imagine.

  5. From Special Report: Agriculture - October 2015| Oct 05, 2015

    China could upend price complacency

    Increased emerging market demand, particularly in China, could be the trigger for improved agricultural commodity prices.

  6. From Special Report: Agriculture - October 2015| Oct 05, 2015

    Fertile ground for diversifying assets

    The slowdown in emerging markets is having a knock-on effect on agriculture, but there are bright spots on the horizon.

  7. From Special Report: Agriculture - October 2015| Oct 05, 2015

    Ignore incoming El Niño at your peril

    The two words global agriculture investors easily underestimate are ‘El Niño’.

  8. Investing in Oil - September 2015
    From Our Publications| Sep 28, 2015

    Investing in Oil - September 2015

    Oil movements continue to confound and confuse markets.

  9. Copper casts shadow over growth
    Aug 25, 2015

    Copper casts shadow over growth

    Six-year low for key commodity seen as a sign of slowing global growth.

  10. Insight: Investing in commodities
    Aug 21, 2015

    Insight: Investing in commodities

    Volatility keeps some investors away from commodities, but the sector could offer something as part of a balanced portfolio, says Spriha Srivastava.

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