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Latest News

Oct 30, 2014

US Fed looks ahead to a rate rise as it ends QE

Dollar rallies as investors interpret the latest Fed statement to suggest it will raise its base rate sooner than the market expected.

Oct 25, 2014

Rathbones’ Thomson: I won’t risk more on US

Rathbones manager says he won’t push US weighting beyond current level of 69%.

Economic Indicators| Oct 24, 2014

US high-yield ‘bubble’ is deflating

More pain predicted for investors as the credit spread on US bonds rises to 430 basis points.

Investments| Oct 22, 2014

Digenan bets on growth of financials heavyweights

UBS manager says investors are paying too great a premium for regional banks.

Oct 20, 2014

Legg Mason: US rates unlikely to rise for two years

US asset manager’s chief investment officers reject the consensus view on US interest rates.

Investments| Oct 10, 2014

Four Capital hires Sarkissian to launch US fund

Group hires ING’s Adour Sarkissian to add US fund to group’s capabilities.

Analysis & Opinion
Fund review: JOHCM US Small and Mid Cap Equity

Review| Oct 29, 2014

Fund review: JOHCM US Small and Mid Cap Equity

Small- and mid-cap fund.

Seismic shifts in investing

From Special Report: Passive Investing - October 2014| Oct 15, 2014

Seismic shifts in investing

The widespread use of passive funds in the UK had a precursor in the US, where the move towards paid-for advice took place around a decade ago

Alternative Investments| Oct 13, 2014

Fund Review: Allianz Global Agricultural Trends

Manager Bryan Agbabian explains how a bias to North America has helped the fund.

Recent Articles
  1. A cautious Federal Reserve sees US markets jump
    Oct 09, 2014

    A cautious Federal Reserve sees US markets jump

    Markets were up as the minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting in September suggested a cautious approach to raising rates.

  2. US firms ‘must spend more on buybacks to boost earnings’
    Equities| Oct 02, 2014

    US firms ‘must spend more on buybacks to boost earnings’

    S&P Dow Jones says companies must halt buyback slowdown to lift share value.

  3. Pimco records $23.5bn outflows after Gross resigns
    Fixed Income| Oct 02, 2014

    Pimco records $23.5bn outflows after Gross resigns

    Investors pulled $23.5bn from Pimco Total Return in September in the wake of the legendary bond manager’s departure.

  4. News Analysis: How high can tech stocks go?
    Equities| Oct 01, 2014

    News Analysis: How high can tech stocks go?

    Analysts have mixed views over how much longer the current phenomenal run in technology stocks can last.

  5. Market risk as Pimco’s Gross quits for rival Janus
    Fixed Income| Sep 29, 2014

    Market risk as Pimco’s Gross quits for rival Janus

    Fixed income markets bracing for outflows as heavyweight Gross quits bond fund.

  6. Oil proposal forces funds to reassess
    Sep 27, 2014

    Oil proposal forces funds to reassess

    Pressure to lift ban on US crude oil exports prompts managers to revise their portfolios.

  7. US interest rates to remain low after stimulus ends
    Sep 27, 2014

    US interest rates to remain low after stimulus ends

    The US Federal Reserve has confirmed it will not raise interest rates for a “considerable time” after its asset purchase program ends.

  8. Sarasin switches to emerging markets and cash
    Multi-Manager Funds| Sep 24, 2014

    Sarasin switches to emerging markets and cash

    Fund of funds manager Walker cuts exposure to US, saying China and India offer better value.

  9. Review| Sep 24, 2014

    US trio

    American funds

  10. RBS prices Citizens Financial Group for IPO
    Sep 24, 2014

    RBS prices Citizens Financial Group for IPO

    Trading of Citizens’ common stock will commence on the New York Stock Exchange today.

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