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Feb 12, 2015

Investec’s George steps back from funds to focus on US role

Bradley George to relinquish role as head of Investec's commodities & resources team to become managing director of its US client group.

Investment Trusts| Feb 04, 2015

Baker Steel fund to double down in major fund raising bid

Baker Steel Resources manager claims sector is ‘near the bottom’ as he seeks to raise £100m.

Economic Indicators| Jan 23, 2015

European markets move higher in wake of ECB stimulus

Stockmarkets continue to react positively to the quantitative easing from the European Central Bank.

Jan 16, 2015

Oil gains as energy agency cuts its supply forecasts

International Energy Agency predicts slower growth from non-Opec producers and says “signs are mounting the tide will turn” for the oil price.

Jan 13, 2015

Oil price rout continues in spite of record Chinese demand

China ups crude oil imports by nearly 20 per cent in December but the oil price slips to $45.

Economic Indicators| Jan 12, 2015

Oil price ‘could sink to $40 a barrel’

Commentators fear oil price slide may only be arrested when global demand picks up.

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Recent Articles
  1. Oil dips below $50 as price freefall fails to ease
    Investments| Jan 07, 2015

    Oil dips below $50 as price freefall fails to ease

    Price of oil reaches a five-and-a-half year low to hit $49.9 per barrel.

  2. Oil continues to decline and weighs on Russia
    Investments| Dec 17, 2014

    Oil continues to decline and weighs on Russia

    The price of Brent crude oil fell below $60 per barrel, lumping pressure on an already challenged Russian economy.

  3. From Special Report: Winter Investment Monitor - December 2014| Dec 15, 2014

    Managers’ forecasts for 2015

    Investment Adviser asks three experts for their outlook on a selection of asset classes for the next three months.

  4. News Analysis: Looking for value in Russia
    Equities| Dec 12, 2014

    News Analysis: Looking for value in Russia

    Do Russia’s current woes represent a buying opportunity or are they a sign of worse to come?

  5. News Analysis: Crude’s winners and losers
    Investments| Nov 24, 2014

    News Analysis: Crude’s winners and losers

    Falling oil prices are having a positive effect on energy-importing nations, while exporting countries are losing out.

  6. Henderson multi-manager McQuaker hikes equities exposure
    Investments| Nov 20, 2014

    Henderson multi-manager McQuaker hikes equities exposure

    Henderson manager has added between 4-5% to equities across ‘pretty much all funds’.

  7. Investors maintain interest in gold
    Nov 19, 2014

    Investors maintain interest in gold

    Sentiment to the precious metal is holding up well despite the recent price falls

  8. From Special Report: Multi-Asset Investing - November 2014| Nov 14, 2014

    Asset class declines on Chinese economic slowdown

    Emerging market concerns could prove tricky for commodities.

  9. From Special Report: Multi-Asset Investing - November 2014| Nov 14, 2014

    Is the ‘safe haven’ asset still worth investing in?

    Gold has disappointed in 2014, so is there still hope for the asset class.

  10. Managers defend battered oil stocks
    Nov 04, 2014

    Managers defend battered oil stocks

    As Brent Crude tumbles to $85 a barrel, resource fund managers say the sector is ripe for a recovery.

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