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Investments| Apr 01, 2015

Becket believes bankers are unlikely to raise rates soon

The chief investment officer believes the growing expectations of rising rates may be thwarted by central bank actions.

Investments| Mar 31, 2015

Jargon Busting: Tracking error

There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, a hole...

Mar 31, 2015

UK growth in 2014 revised upwards to 2.8%

Revised growth of 0.6 per cent in the final quarter of 2014 leads to 0.2 percentage point boost for overall 2014 growth.

Investments| Mar 31, 2015

Yarrow overhauls fund to target smaller firms

Evenlode manager cuts exposure to many of his large-cap holdings.

Investments| Mar 30, 2015

Curbing eurozone euphoria

What chance does the ECB’s quantitative easing programme have at revitalising an embattled eurozone?

From Mortgages| Mar 30, 2015

First-time buyer fortunes improve in February

Demand is still vastly outweighing supply, and something needs to be done to aid this growing problem, trade body boss says.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,810 +0.54%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 17,123 +0.19%
Base interest rate 0.5%

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Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

What the latest policy decisions mean for you

Income investors may want to consider the macroeconomic backdrop.

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

AIFMD offers passport to European markets

The implications of the AIFMD and what investors should know.

Risk vs uncertainty

Mar 27, 2015

Risk vs uncertainty

Most investors consider risk but only a few consider uncertainty, says Ben Kumar

From Special Report: Multi Asset - March 2015| Mar 24, 2015

What is the outlook for multi-asset this year?

Reasonable returns are still on hand for the patient investor.

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Adviser Guides

Key Adviser Issues in Budget 2015

Everything you need to know about the key measures affecting you and your clients from George Osborne’s sixth Budget.

Special Reports

Spring Investment Monitor - March 2015

This era of cheap oil is the best and worst of times.

FTAdviser Blog

Government’s inflation lies tick me off

Surely the government’s measure of inflation is a joke?

Adviser Guides

Guide to macro-economics and investment portfolios

A macro-economic view explores the big themes that are going to affect the global economic environment.

Special Reports

Monetary Policy - January 2015

Diverging monetary policies will create opportunities and pitfalls.

FTAdviser Blog

True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

Special Reports

Winter Investment Monitor - December 2014

What can markets expect as 2015 approaches?

FTAdviser Blog

Investing should be as simple as ‘ABC’… and ‘D’

Many investment portfolios I see lack structure and carry far too much risk.

Recent Articles
  1. US market near inflection point as managers eye value
    Investments| Mar 30, 2015

    US market near inflection point as managers eye value

    Managers think market dynamics may be at a turning point, with value set to outperform growth.

  2. Adviser margins and UFPLS default: This week’s news
    From Your Industry| Mar 27, 2015

    Adviser margins and UFPLS default: This week’s news

    It has been a busy seven days, with the regulator publishing papers on an almost daily basis.

  3. House prices keep on nudging 2007 peak: Land Registry
    From Mortgages| Mar 27, 2015

    House prices keep on nudging 2007 peak: Land Registry

    Average property value in England and Wales now sits at £180,252.

  4. More evidence of cooling housing market: Nationwide
    From Mortgages| Mar 27, 2015

    More evidence of cooling housing market: Nationwide

    Economist warns there has only been a modest pickup in house building after the sharp fall seen in the wake of the financial crisis.

  5. Key Adviser Issues in Budget 2015
    From Training| Mar 26, 2015

    Key Adviser Issues in Budget 2015

    Everything you need to know about the key measures affecting you and your clients from George Osborne’s sixth Budget.

  6. Nasdaq leads US markets down as technology stocks suffer
    North American| Mar 26, 2015

    Nasdaq leads US markets down as technology stocks suffer

    A sell-off in biotech and pharmaceutical stocks saw the Nasdaq close down 2.37 per cent, as US markets slumped.

  7. January house prices up year-on-year: ONS
    From Mortgages| Mar 25, 2015

    January house prices up year-on-year: ONS

    More evidence has emerged that the housing market is slowing down following its rapid growth last year.

  8. Jargon Busting: Gearing
    Investments| Mar 24, 2015

    Jargon Busting: Gearing

    When markets are good, investment trusts can use gearing to magnify gains.

  9. Analysts forecast dip into deflation as CPI hits zero
    Mar 24, 2015

    Analysts forecast dip into deflation as CPI hits zero

    Investors should diversify, look at equity income or investment Isas.

  10. From Special Report: Multi Asset - March 2015| Mar 24, 2015

    During turbulent times, it’s vital to keep your focus

    The impact of monetary experimentation on the macro environment is difficult to measure.

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