Feb 20, 2015

GoldTo many, the bull market in gold that peaked in 2011 now looks like a classic bubble. With equities looking robust, David Stevenson asks whether the precious metal still deserves a place in portfolios.

Feb 20, 2015

Renewable energyRenewable energy producers are finding regulatory support globally, and accessing the sector is possible through numerous avenues. But how altruistic are investors themselves? Fiona Rintoul reports.

Feb 20, 2015

Anchor chainCentral counterparties that support the clearing of derivatives pose a systemic risk if they fail. Nicholas Pratt reports on the difficulties in finding a way to stabilise the system.

Feb 20, 2015

Stepping stonesThe international policy agenda is heavily focused on matching demand and supply for long-term capital investment in infrastructure.

Feb 12, 2015

China bicyclesInvestec Asset Management has announced that its Global Strategy Fund range can now invest in the Chinese domestic equity market, using the

Feb 05, 2015

ETFsBlackRock's iShares has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF), which the firm claims is the first of its kind to provide exposure to euro-denominated investment grade and

Feb 02, 2015

Trading floorFinancial software company Misys has signed an agreement to join up with German company targit through its InFusion Partner programme.

Jan 26, 2015

Greek electionsRadical Left wing party Syriza won the Greek election last night, days after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a programme of quantitative easing (QE) worth €1.1 trillion.

Jan 26, 2015

European flagsPension funds, insurers and asset managers are using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for a wide range of purposes and holding them longer than commonly thought.

Jan 21, 2015

Swiss exchangeSIX Swiss Exchange is to launch an electronic platform for trading corporate bonds intended to lead to more efficient dealing of larger blocks and less liquid issues.