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UK| Sep 12, 2014

IMF acknowledges Scottish independence would ‘raise issues’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has admitted a yes vote could create uncertainty in the markets.

Sep 11, 2014

UK’s EU referendum ‘more likely’ if Scots vote ‘yes’

Schroders European economist says UK vote on UK’s membership of EU amplified if Scotland votes for independence.

Asia Pacific| Sep 11, 2014

China’s consumer inflation rate slows in August

Consumer inflation dropped to a four-month low in China during August.

From Mortgages| Sep 10, 2014

Senior mortgage figures dismiss ‘zombie’ household fears

Research has shown a third of people believe an interest rate increase of just 1 per cent would not be affordable.

Sep 10, 2014

Market View: The times are a-changing

Should monetary policy still be based on inflation and unemployment levels?

Asia Pacific| Sep 10, 2014

Weak yen helps boost Japan market to 2008 high

Moves by Japanese government to weaken yen appear to have had an impact on stockmarket.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,796 -0.12%
CPI inflation 1.6%
FTSE 250 15,610 -0.25%
Base interest rate 0.5%

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Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

Market trends

What themes are currently playing out in the markets

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

If consumers go on shunning advisers, we risk catastrophe

Overconfidence within financial services represents a growing risk

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

In a year full of crises, should investors be nervous?

Geopolitical tensions have dominated headlines.

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

Who’s dragging whom?

Europe’s economic divide has grown.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Budget 2014

Chancellor George Osborne boasted tax changes to benefit “the makers, the doers, and the savers”.

Special Reports

Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014

European Central Bank has taken action.

FTAdviser Blog

I’m sticking by my ‘staggering ignorance’ on housing hubris

News Review: Confusion reigns over market statistics, but affordability issues for young buyers are irrefutable.

Special Reports

Investing for Outcomes - September 2014

In a post-RDR world investors demand a greater focus on outcomes.

FTAdviser Blog

Investment scandal déjà vu as PI woes mount

Week in Brief: Regulatory issues continue to dominate the news with the Budget discussion continuing to roll on.

Special Reports

Investing in Currencies - September 2014

In light of recent volatility in currency markets, what should investors be looking for?

FTAdviser Blog

Why it could be time to start heeding the warning signs

Markets appear to be rising in the face of political and economic upheaval, but the likelihood of a correction is growing.

Recent Articles
  1. Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 15, 2014

    Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014

    European Central Bank has taken action.

  2. Carney sees real wage growth, dampens rate bets
    Sep 09, 2014

    Carney sees real wage growth, dampens rate bets

    BoE expects real wage growth to resume mid-2015, before accelerating as unemployment falls.

  3. Advances for house purchases increase by a third
    From Mortgages| Sep 09, 2014

    Advances for house purchases increase by a third

    Research shows a 33 per cent increase in gross advances for house purchase compared with last year.

  4. FCA implementing ‘contingency plans’ for independence
    From Regulation| Sep 09, 2014

    FCA implementing ‘contingency plans’ for independence

    Regulator says it has made early preparations to deal with fallout from a pro-independence vote.

  5. Potential for ‘deep recession’ if Scotland goes solo
    Sep 09, 2014

    Potential for ‘deep recession’ if Scotland goes solo

    Economists from Credit Suisse predict Scotland’s economy would suffer should it vote for independence next week.

  6. Invesco’s Greenwood among economists calling for EU deal
    European| Sep 09, 2014

    Invesco’s Greenwood among economists calling for EU deal

    22 leading economists write letter demanding the UK renegotiate its position within the EU or leave.

  7. Investing for Outcomes - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 08, 2014

    Investing for Outcomes - September 2014

    In a post-RDR world investors demand a greater focus on outcomes.

  8. Schroders ‘shocked and disappointed’ by Dean exit
    Equities| Sep 08, 2014

    Schroders ‘shocked and disappointed’ by Dean exit

    Listed asset management giant taken by surprise after sudden resignation of respected UK equity fund manager.

  9. Analysts issue wave of research on YouGov’s Scotland poll
    Sep 08, 2014

    Analysts issue wave of research on YouGov’s Scotland poll

    City analysts issue flurry of new papers on the back of a poll which shows the pro-independence campaign ahead.

  10. Sterling slides on Scottish independence fears
    Sep 08, 2014

    Sterling slides on Scottish independence fears

    Poll shift rattles investors, with sterling at $1.617, the lowest since November last year.

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