Economics

Is it time to increase risk?

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If the market can muster a rally above the current downtrend resistance, there will be a push back to old highs, argues money manager Lance Roberts.

How might Brexit impact the UK stockmarket?

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58% of people believe Britain leaving the EU would have a negative impact on their investments, according to a new survey.

FTSE 100 shrugs off IMF to hit 2016 high

FTSE 100 shrugs off IMF to hit 2016 high

The IMF may have downgraded global growth forecasts, but no one told the FTSE 100!

Budget 2016 predictions

Budget 2016 predictions

Wednesday's Budget is keenly awaited as ever, and experts have had a guess at the likely outcomes. Here's an idea of what to expect.

Fund managers do not expect Brexit

Fund managers do not expect Brexit

Bond fund managers may be downbeat on potential returns, but, in a rare unanimous response, 100% of them think the UK will stay in the EU.

Japan leads global markets lower

Japan leads global markets lower as China takes the week off

Even with China closed for New Year, global markets plunged again on Tuesday, culminating in a 5.4% fall in Japan and another three-year low for the FTSE 100.

Era of record-low interest rates ends now

All the hot money is on a first US rate hike since 2006 Wednesday night, but how will markets react and what are the implications?

Autumn Statement's impact on share prices

Autumn Statement's impact on share prices

Did George Osborne's 2015 Autumn Statement and Spending Review live up to expectations? Find out what the chancellor did for equity markets here.

UK economic growth undershoots expectations

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UK GDP growth slowed faster than expected in the third quarter as construction and manufacturing declined.

The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown

The week ahead: Whitbread, Berkeley Group, Darty, N Brown

The middle of next week will be busy, with housebuilders Berkeley Group and Crest Nicholson and restaurant owner Whitbread all reporting.

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