Stockmarkets

Asia's RCEP: free trade without the red tape
Vietnam's PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc & Minister of Industry Tran Tuan Anh
Global Economy

Asia's RCEP: free trade without the red tape

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Asia's new trading block, shows that it is possible to create large single markets without making …
22 Nov 2020
Will JD Sports rescue Debenhams?
JD Sports
UK stockmarkets

Will JD Sports rescue Debenhams?

JD Sports has emerged as a “serious contender” to rescue Debenhams, a move that would escalate its rivalry with Mike Ashley, owner of Sports Direct an…
20 Nov 2020
Investors‘ “smart money” heads for emerging markets
People on motorbikes in Vietnam
Emerging markets

Investors‘ “smart money” heads for emerging markets

With Asia having dodged the worst of the pandemic and stockmarkets and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership promising a bright future, Wes…
20 Nov 2020
Stanley Druckenmiller: watch out for the Covid stock rotation
Investment strategy

Stanley Druckenmiller: watch out for the Covid stock rotation

A lot of money has “rotated” into stocks that benefit from working at home. As we return to normal, it will flow back out, says Stanley Druckenmiller,…
20 Nov 2020
A monetary train-wreck in Turkey
Currencies

A monetary train-wreck in Turkey

The Turkish lira has lost more than 60% of its value against the dollar over the past five years, and it's all down to poor monetary policy.
20 Nov 2020
Stocks surge to new record highs
Stockmarkets

Stocks surge to new record highs

After a second vaccine for Covid-19 was announced, stocks surged, with America’s S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index both hitting record highs on Monday.…
19 Nov 2020
Moderna’s “stunning” second vaccine
Biotech stocks

Moderna’s “stunning” second vaccine

America’s Moderna has come up with a vaccine even more promising than last week’s offering from Pfizer and BioNTech. Matthew Partridge reports
19 Nov 2020

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The best ways to invest in a resurgent Germany – Europe‘s economic engine
European stockmarkets

The best ways to invest in a resurgent Germany – Europe‘s economic engine

Germany is the most resilient and dynamic economy in a struggling region. Matthew Partridge reviews its strengths, explains how it is rectifying its w…
19 Nov 2020
RCEP: what the world’s biggest free-trade deal means for your money
Global Economy

RCEP: what the world’s biggest free-trade deal means for your money

The “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership” (RCEP), a free-trade deal recently signed by China and 14 other nations, encompasses 30% of the glob…
19 Nov 2020
Peter Tasker on Japan's extraordinary resilience, and why you should invest
Japan stockmarkets

Peter Tasker on Japan's extraordinary resilience, and why you should invest

Merryn talks to Peter Tasker of Arcas, a specialist Japanese equity investment firm, about the extraordinary resilience of Japanese companies, how the…
19 Nov 2020
I wish I knew what a bubble was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a bubble was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

Even if you don’t pay a lot of attention to markets or investing, you’ve probably heard the term “bubble”. But what exactly is it?
17 Nov 2020
New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits
Investment trusts

New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits

The Round Hill Music Royalty Fund, a rival to the well-established Hipgnosis Songs Fund, has just debuted on the London Stock Exchange. David C Steven…
17 Nov 2020
Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed
Share tips

Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed

Professional investor Nitin Bajaj of the Fidelity Asian Values trust picks three of his favourite Indian stocks to buy now.
16 Nov 2020
Are value stocks finally back for good?
Value investing

Are value stocks finally back for good?

The Covid-19 vaccine might give value investors the lift they’ve been waiting for, says John Stepek. And the UK is a good hunting ground.
16 Nov 2020
Why we need to light a bonfire of red tape in the City
UK stockmarkets

Why we need to light a bonfire of red tape in the City

We need to encourage more firms to list on the stockmarket. That should be easily achieved, says Matthew Lynn.
15 Nov 2020
Ride the global market rebound with bargain British stocks
UK stockmarkets

Ride the global market rebound with bargain British stocks

The Bank of England has expanded its quantitative easing (QE) programme. That bodes well for British stocks – which have not been this cheap compared …
13 Nov 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
13 Nov 2020
This week’s rally in value stocks is just the beginning
Value investing

This week’s rally in value stocks is just the beginning

The arrival of a vaccine this week saw huge gains in the markets and investors switching out of big-tech growth stocks and into “value” stocks in more…
13 Nov 2020
Federal Reserve‘s “endless QE” cheers markets
US stockmarkets

Federal Reserve‘s “endless QE” cheers markets

America's Federal Reserve has slashed interest rates and launched unprecedented bond-buying programmes that stretched its mandate to its limits. More …
13 Nov 2020
RSA takeover news gets shareholders excited
UK stockmarkets

RSA takeover news gets shareholders excited

Shares in insurance group RSA surged by nearly 50% last week after news of a possible takeover.
12 Nov 2020
Sainsbury’s job cuts make business sense, but leave a sour taste
UK stockmarkets

Sainsbury’s job cuts make business sense, but leave a sour taste

The job cuts have left a sour taste as they have come with a dividend payout and follow a business-rates holiday. Matthew Partridge reports.
12 Nov 2020
Covid-19 vaccine delivers adrenaline boost for stockmarkets
Stockmarkets

Covid-19 vaccine delivers adrenaline boost for stockmarkets

The news that 50 million doses of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by the end of the year and 1.3 billion by 2021 has sparked euphoria on worl…
12 Nov 2020