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08:35

Mining firms’ dividends are nearing ‘questionable’ levels

BlackRock’s Markham is ditching companies she feels may be unable to pay their dividends.

Alternative Investments| Jul 21, 2015

Managers ramp up cash exposure to 5.5%

Survey reveals average cash weighting among global managers is at its highest level since the financial crisis.

Emerging Markets| Jul 13, 2015

China crash hits commodity prices

Evan-Cook says fall in commodity prices also offers opportunities for Asia-focused investors.

Investments| Jun 05, 2015

Jargon Busting: Contango and backwardation

This week’s column takes us to the jargonerific world of the futures market.

Jun 02, 2015

Hargreaves culls resources funds from Wealth 150

Discount broker removes four funds from its recommended list as it tweaks how it analyses commodity-focused funds.

Economic Indicators| Apr 30, 2015

Experts caution inflation to rise faster than expected

Even as the developed world slips towards deflation, experts warn of the potential for higher inflation as price rises loom on the horizon.

Analysis & Opinion

08:26

Fund Review: Gold and precious metals

Price of bullion slumps to a five-year low, signalling the end of gold rush.

08:25

Fund Review: Smith & Williamson Global Gold and Resources

Ani Markova explains why she takes a more balanced approach to the sector.

Metal madness: Investing in gold

Alternative Investments| 10:42

Metal madness: Investing in gold

In his latest blog, 7IM’s Ben Kumar asks: what is the fascination with gold?

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Special Reports

Precious metals - July 2015

Precious metal trading taps into the ‘greed and fear’ of investors.

FTAdviser Blog

Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?

Some analysts expect the price to fall below $1,000 by the end of the year.

Special Reports

Commodities - March 2015

Commodity prices to remain subdued as global growth stalls.

Recent Articles
  1. Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?

    Price slump begs question, what’s the value of gold?

    Some analysts expect the price to fall below $1,000 by the end of the year.

  2. Precious metals - July 2015
    From Our Publications| Jul 06, 2015

    Precious metals - July 2015

    Precious metal trading taps into the ‘greed and fear’ of investors.

  3. Crude estimates
    Apr 23, 2015

    Crude estimates

    Energy analysts are divided as to whether the price of oil will stay around US$100bbl by the end of the year or return to historic levels.

  4. Heartwood invests in commodities after two year hiatus
    Apr 15, 2015

    Heartwood invests in commodities after two year hiatus

    Group targets commodity sector after actively avoiding the asset class for at least two years.

  5. BG deal threatens Shell’s dividends
    Equities| Apr 13, 2015

    BG deal threatens Shell’s dividends

    Anglo-Dutch oil giant’s £47bn takeover plan rattles UK equity income investors.

  6. Commodities - March 2015
    From Our Publications| Mar 30, 2015

    Commodities - March 2015

    Commodity prices to remain subdued as global growth stalls.

  7. From Special Report: Commodities - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

    Points of entry into passive investing

    Commodities can offer interesting opportunities for passive investors if they know what to look for.

  8. From Special Report: Commodities - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

    ‘Safe haven’ asset starts year strongly

    Diverse sources of demand suggest gold has not yet lost its lustre for investors.

  9. From Special Report: Commodities - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

    Canny investors to cash in on oil slump

    Investors look to dip their toe into the asset class as prices stay lower.

  10. BlackRock World Mining credibility ‘damaged’: Canaccord
    Investment Trusts| Mar 24, 2015

    BlackRock World Mining credibility ‘damaged’: Canaccord

    Broker claims “horrific” year for the World Mining trust leaves credibility “damaged” and claims “disappointing” fee cut does not go far enough.

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