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Aug 27, 2015

US GDP gives further boost to stock markets

US growth figures beat expectations and send equities higher.

Economic Indicators| Aug 20, 2015

US Fed: Conditions for first rate rise “approaching”

Some members suggest economic conditions needed for an increase in interest rates have been met or “would be met shortly”.

Aug 18, 2015

Fidelity American manager Kaye to exit

Peter Kaye, manager of the Fidelity American fund, is leaving the group.

From Your Industry| Aug 10, 2015

US ‘robo-advice’ assets to top £1,200bn

Two major US investment managers have launched automated services during the first half of the year.

Jul 30, 2015

US GDP supports Fed’s upbeat tone

Second quarter growth in US GDP supports the Fed’s belief economy could cope with an impending rate rise.

Economic Indicators| Jul 30, 2015

Fed waiting for ‘further improvement’

US Federal Reserve keeps rates on hold as it says risks to the outlook for economic activity and labour market are “nearly balanced”.

Analysis & Opinion
Five things about the potential Fed rate hike

Aug 12, 2015

Five things about the potential Fed rate hike

An early rate hike from the US Federal Reserve is increasingly expected. We take a look at what it could mean.

Recent Articles
  1. RBS prices Citizens share offering for end-of-year exit
    From Your Industry| Jul 29, 2015

    RBS prices Citizens share offering for end-of-year exit

    Chief executive says offering puts RBS on course for a full exit from the US bank a year ahead of schedule.

  2. BlackRock slashes fees on five passive funds
    ETFs & Trackers| Jul 28, 2015

    BlackRock slashes fees on five passive funds

    Asset manager to more than halve the ongoing charges figure on its UK tracker funds as it looks to leverage its scale.

  3. Investing in the US - July 2015
    From Our Publications| Jul 20, 2015

    Investing in the US - July 2015

    What does the future have in store for US investors?

  4. Yellen says Fed likely to raise rates this year
    Jul 16, 2015

    Yellen says Fed likely to raise rates this year

    In her semi-annual testimony to Congress, Janet Yellen said overseas risks are not enough to deter a rate hike in the US.

  5. Positive figures prompt Valensise to upgrade US outlook
    Investments| Jul 16, 2015

    Positive figures prompt Valensise to upgrade US outlook

    Head of Barings’ multi-asset team spots ‘sign of health’ in the domestic US economy.

  6. Jargon Busting: Bull and bear
    Investments| Jul 15, 2015

    Jargon Busting: Bull and bear

    There is recent fascination with bull and bear markets.

  7. Royce Funds primed for rate rise
    Investments| Jul 14, 2015

    Royce Funds primed for rate rise

    Chief exec is confident his firm’s focus on quality will pay dividends once Fed increases base rate.

  8. Fund Selector: Carnage of a strong dollar
    Investments| Jul 09, 2015

    Fund Selector: Carnage of a strong dollar

    Emerging markets with debt in dollars look vulnerable as the greenback starts strengthening.

  9. US may start a fourth round of QE
    Jul 07, 2015

    US may start a fourth round of QE

    Federal Reserve could begin more quantitative easing if economy does not improve next year.

  10. Target US equities able to endure ‘external pressures’
    Investments| Jul 06, 2015

    Target US equities able to endure ‘external pressures’

    Legg Mason’s Evan Bauman says his focus is on firms that are ‘virtually immune’ to US dollar headwinds.

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