Analysis 8 Nov 17
Investors deliver one-year Trump verdict
Wednesday 8 November marks the one-year anniversary of the shock election of Donald Trump as president of the US. One-year on, and several thousand tweets later, we spoke to three investors to gauge their view on just what he has achieved since.
News 30 Oct 17
Rise of passive continues as global AUM hits $80trn
Passively managed assets continue to eat up a growing a share of total assets under management (AUM) around the world, according to Willis Towers Watson’s Global 500 research.
Analysis 26 Oct 17
No surprises from Draghi: ECB halves asset purchases to €30bn
The European Central Bank (ECB) will cut the size of its monthly asset purchases in half from January next year, the bank’s president Mario Draghi announced on Thursday. Bond and equity markets, as well as the euro, hardly responded to the announcement.
Analysis 16 Oct 17
Analysis: Funds playing a dangerous game of liquidity
On 22 August, doorstep lender Provident Financial hit investors with a devastating triple-whammy – a profit warning (its second in a matter of months), an FCA investigation into its credit card subsidiary Vanquis Bank and the resignation of disgraced CEO Peter Crook.