Chinese growth data and a fall in UK unemployment lift the pound and FTSE 100 but experts question if the figures justify all the optimism.
Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.
Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.
Citywire AAA-rated Jon Ingram, AAA-rated John Baker and AA-rated Blake Crawford, who run the JPM Europe Dynamic ex UK fund, back domestic-focused European companies.
Thomas Moore’s stockpicking strategy has heralded a shake-up of the Standard Life Equity Income trust, and performance has improved since he took over the reins.
Jeremy Brett of Brett Investment uses a range of trackers for ‘diversification, low cost and reliability’, allocating the lion’s share of client money to Dimensional.
The FTSE 100 tumbles after another sharp drop in US tech shares. Hargreaves Lansdown slides 5% after Morgan Stanley cuts price target.
Cube’s David Stuff says even the most talented adviser needs help to calculate risk but Gary Dale of Investec believes putting such diverse products into baskets would backfire.
After a volatile day the FTSE 100 edges higher after confirmation that UK and US interest rates are on hold for the time being.
Investment trust demand could rise on the back of the government’s Budget annuity shake-up according to BlackRock.
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