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Latest News

Asia Pacific| 09:15

Yen climbs higher after BoJ announcement

Lack of central bank action sends yen to 107.13 against US dollar.

From Mortgages| Apr 28, 2016

Government data confirms falling UK house prices

Land Registry’s March findings show London house prices still increasing.

Apr 28, 2016

Japan and US hold monetary policy steady

Japanese markets slip after central bank keeps rates and stimulus unchanged.

From Mortgages| Apr 28, 2016

Pace of house price growth slows down

Lender’s monthly house price barometer shows April ‘hangover’ after the buy-to-let stamp duty surge.

Equities| Apr 28, 2016

Schroders retail flows hit by market volatility

Firm sees net intermediary outflows of £1.8bn but AUM increase to £325bn.

Apr 27, 2016

GDP growth drops to 0.4% in Q1

Initial estimates in line with consensus.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,242 -1.27%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 16,802 -1.55%
Base interest rate 0.5%

Data delayed by at least 15 minutes

Analysis & Opinion
Macro picture sees precious metal shine

From Special Report: Commodities - April 2016| Apr 25, 2016

Macro picture sees precious metal shine

Investors flock to the safe haven asset once more.

Next generation holds key to growth prospects

From Special Report: Commodities - April 2016| Apr 25, 2016

Next generation holds key to growth prospects

What is driving the commodity supercycle?

Dollar strength spurs price rally

From Special Report: Commodities - April 2016| Apr 25, 2016

Dollar strength spurs price rally

How the relationship between commodities and currency has played out.

Strategy which is sure to divide opinion

From Special Report: Absolute Returns - April 2016| Apr 18, 2016

Strategy which is sure to divide opinion

Is shorting too complex a process for investors to understand?

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Special Reports

Investing in Europe – March 2016

Economic risks in Europe this year are no worse than they were last year.

FTAdviser Blog

What global changes mean for investment

Morgan Stanley fund manager says investors should remain cautious at the beginning of the year.

Special Reports

Outlook for 2016: What’s in store?

US election and monetary policy to sway investor thinking.

Investments

2015 was year of transition: BlackRock

BlackRock fund manager highlights changes in 2015 that swept through markets around the world.

Special Reports

Winter Investment Monitor - December 2015

Macroeconomics to dominate markets.

FTAdviser Blog

Volatility characterised emerging markets in 2015

“The ‘Fed fear factor’ has been virtually omnipresent in 2015,” says John Peta of Old Mutual Global Investors.

Recent Articles
  1. Pensions ‘fire sale’ blamed for Isa fund slump
    Apr 26, 2016

    Pensions ‘fire sale’ blamed for Isa fund slump

    Clients with constrained budgets would have chosen to allocate money to a pension instead of Isas.

  2. Investor sentiment slumps for second month in a row
    Apr 20, 2016

    Investor sentiment slumps for second month in a row

    Lloyd’s monthly index shows confidence at lowest levels since it began in 2013.

  3. Emerging markets gives Ashmore AUM 4% boost
    From Your Industry| Apr 19, 2016

    Emerging markets gives Ashmore AUM 4% boost

    However, company still cited net outflows in first quarter.

  4. Cautious investors seek alternative sources of return
    From Special Report: Absolute Returns - April 2016| Apr 18, 2016

    Cautious investors seek alternative sources of return

    Absolute return funds are among the key beneficiaries of the uncertain market environment.

  5. China’s GDP growth falls to 6.7% in first quarter
    Emerging Markets| Apr 15, 2016

    China’s GDP growth falls to 6.7% in first quarter

    GDP down from 6.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015.

  6. Poor performance prompts outflows from GLG
    Equities| Apr 15, 2016

    Poor performance prompts outflows from GLG

    FUM decreased in first quarter as Japan CoreAlpha fund performance lagged.

  7. IMF warns of threats to financial security
    Apr 14, 2016

    IMF warns of threats to financial security

    More needs to be done to secure global stability, says head of capital markets.

  8. RDR slashed fund fees by a fifth
    Apr 14, 2016

    RDR slashed fund fees by a fifth

    Across the first quarter of 2013, just 10 per cent of platform’s top 100 investments on the platform were in passive funds but that his risen to 26...

  9. Soaring March home sales hit 2007 high
    From Mortgages| Apr 14, 2016

    Soaring March home sales hit 2007 high

    Estate agency group records 6.9 per cent annual growth last month.

  10. House purchase and remortgaging activity soars: CML
    From Mortgages| Apr 13, 2016

    House purchase and remortgaging activity soars: CML

    Remortgaging also up year-on-year, although down from January to February.

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