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Downbeat start to a quieter week

A shortened week for US markets and a lighter economic calendar has left markets floundering for direction. A weak open in Europe, where traders arrived at their desks after a

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Stimulus expected in Chinese equity markets

China is experiencing a hard landing and the Chinese equity market now reflects this issue to a major extent. We maintain that their credit issues can be contained but more

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November’s featured fund

The Liontrust Special Situations fund is co-managed by the highly respected pair of Anthony Cross and Julian Fosh and was launched on 10th November 2005. During this period, the fund has consistently

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Questions to ask when a fund manager leaves

When is the manager leaving? And what will the handover process look like? When an announcement is made, take note of how long it will be until the manager is

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Top 10 Traded Funds in October

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, examines the ten top traded funds for October. The CF Woodford Equity Income fund continues to demonstrate that it is a popular

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Global trade pulls markets lower

The FTSE 100 has been pulling back today, following up on a three day trend which has seen each rally sold into, a sign that the bullish sentiment is waning

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Shining light for emerging market investors

Attention will turn to India this week as an official state visit from India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, coincides with Diwali, India’s festival of lights. India is in a better

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Aviva chosen as share of the week

Aviva is an international insurance company that provides all classes of general and life assurance, including fire, motor, marine, aviation and transport insurance. The company also supplies a variety of

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What’s in store for Q4?

We started 2015 with reasonable US growth and a tick-up in economic momentum in the eurozone and Japan. However, as the year progresses, concerns about China, emerging markets economies, Federal

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The General Election – six months on

On 7 May 2015, David Cameron and his Conservative Party were voted back into power with a majority vote. At the time, we expected that most would enjoy business as