The European Central Bank will end its quantitative easing (QE) programme at the end of December 2018 in line with most industry expectations.
After a torrid nine years of losing investors money in a raging bull market, commodities could finally start to see a change in fortune.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched 13 Sicav versions of Oeics ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union as the asset manager prepares to switch EU-based investors out of its UK-domiciled range into Luxembourg-domiciled alternatives.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is expanding its Luxembourg multi-asset offering with the launch of a fund that is designed to deliver equity-like returns of 4% above European inflation.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched a global absolute return credit strategy to mirror its existing Threadneedle Credit Opportunities Fund.
The market reaction following the success of Italy’s populist parties at Sunday’s general election will depend on how diluted their stance will be going forward on fiscal easing and being anti-Europe, according to experts.
Kevin Murphy and Nick Kirrage’s Schroder Income fund has seen the largest negative move in Sanlam UK’s biannual Income Study.
US equity fund managers believe the S&P 500 can continue to add to a 26% rise over the past year. But barring good news to come out of Washington, there is little to cheer about for expensive US equities.
It’s very easy to make the bear case for US equities right now: valuations are high, and the market has priced in all the good things it expects from Donald Trump and none of the bad stuff. But that may be too simplistic a view.
The French presidential elections have turned into a highly unpredictable four-horse race. All four candidates offer radically different visions on the economy, and on France’s place in Europe. But is there a way to prepare for the outcome if the result is still so much up in the air?