News 18 Oct 17
Rio Tinto hit with record FCA fine and US fraud charges
Rio Tinto has been hit with a record FCA fine and fraud charges in the US after allegedly inflating the price of coal it acquired in Mozambique in 2011.
News 9 Aug 17
Investors rush to gold following rising North Korea tensions
The stand-off between US president Donald Trump and North Korea has led to a spike in gold and silver prices, with financial markets adopting a safety first attitude in the immediate aftermath of escalating tensions.
News 1 Aug 17
Benchmark huggers? Not in Luxembourg, claims regulator
There are no benchmark huggers in Europe’s biggest fund centre, Luxembourg’s financial regulator CSSF has claimed, “except one isolated case.”
Video 28 Jun 17
Ashburton’s Robinson sees supply tightening in oil market
Massive cuts in oil industry capital expenditure has set the stage for a drop in inventories over coming months, leading to upward price pressure in 2018, says Richard Robinson, investment manager, Ashburton Investments.
News 7 Jun 17
UK election doubts and terrorism fears spark soaring gold sales
Gold sales have soared in the past week after doubts over Theresa May’s ability to win the election, coupled with an increased terrorist threat.
Analysis 5 Jun 17
ANALYSIS: Has Abenomics saved Japan’s ‘lost generation’?
Japan’s economy is beginning to show signs of life, but is this another false dawn, or a sign that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reforms are working?
News 26 May 17
Oil prices slump but experts see rise to $60 before year end
Oil prices could rise in the months ahead and the price fall seen in the wake of OPEC’s Vienna meeting last week may be a buying opportunity, experts have said.