Bond market sell-off likely later this year: Saxo Bank
The end of the QE-led economic cycle means investors may need a more diversified portfolio to ensure outperformance as we enter a period of greater uncertainty, analysts have claimed.
Five worst performing funds in April
Mark Carney cast doubt on a May rate rise, UK GDP grew at its most sluggish pace in over five years, US treasuries hit 3% and Russia faced US sanctions. So which funds had the toughest time navigating April? Our sister publication Portfolio Adviser examines performance figures from FE.
UK inflation drop raises questions over rate increase
UK consumer price inflation fell sharply to the lowest rate in a year last month, raising questions over the Bank of England’s (BoE) direction on interest rates.
Funds could create ‘wider problem’ for tech sell off
Global equity funds with large allocations to tech could trigger a “wider problem” if Monday’s sell off continues, with many investors exposed to the sector even if they do not have direct holdings.