Vanguard and Blackrock exposed to US child detention camps
Blackrock has blamed index tracking products for its large stake in a contractor involved in child detention centres in the US, while Vanguard, along with several active investors, has been silent on its exposure to the political controversy.
Fidelity fund cashes in on Trump military spend
Fidelity Special Situations fund manager Alex Wright has increased his allocation to defense companies in a move set to exploit Donald Trump’s significant increase in his military budget announced in Q1, as the US attempts to create a more lethal Joint Force.
Could Trump’s tariffs derail global growth?
Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will introduce import duties on steel and aluminium is being described as a how-to move on triggering a stock sell-off, with industry-heavy funds and indices set to suffer from the protectionist move.