Developed economies

Look past the corornavirus to see global fund opportunities

Markets have been hit hard by the virus, but a broader picture suggests the global sector will throw up opportunities.

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$2 trillion shot in the arm for US economy amid coronavirus fears

A great fiscal boost rallies markets but it cannot solve all the virus-created problems, writes John Redwood.

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FTSE 100 sees second best day on record. The bottom or a false start rally?

Bear markets usually see multiple false start rallies before the bottom is actually reached.

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The US Federal Reserve’s unprecedented policies fail to boost market confidence

While the Federal Reserve’s commitment to open-ended quantitative easing removes some uncertainty facing investors, two key concerns remain.

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ETF portfolio: global markets feel coronavirus fear

Tom Bailey reflects on the dire effects the uncontrolled coronavirus pandemic has had on the ETF-based value portfolio.

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Will coronavirus bring welcome change to global priorities?

Sarasin's Guy Monson on the likely long-term impacts of the crisis.

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A rise in dividend cuts looks likely: 12 shares that look vulnerable

As is always the case in times of an economic slowdown, companies with weak financial positions feel the effects first.

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It’s a global crisis - how much should you worry?

Stephen Jones considers the impact of the coronavirus on the economy, and the likely aftermath of the pandemic.

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Markets don’t appear too impressed by the chancellor’s new spending splurge

Government response to this crisis is not the primary driver of market sentiment right now, some argue. 

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