View of the Day

Five reasons to be optimistic about emerging markets

Heres why investors should be confident about the prospects for emerging markets.

Read more

Is a perfect storm brewing in markets?

The markets are jumpy and a broadly positive backdrop is being tested by the Q3 earnings season.

Read more

What can the Great Depression teach us about Trump’s trade war?

Investors seeking to navigate a safe passage through the trade war with China should look to US history for lessons.

Read more

Japan's economy is changing slowly but surely

Investors periodically get excited about Japan changing and buy the stock market, only to give up a year or two later, disappointed at the pace of reform.

Read more

VCTs take a turn in the limelight

Zoopla, the property website, and other success stories have helped raise the profile of venture capital trusts. Alex Davies details three to look out for.

Read more

With global markets in turmoil, Chinese shares offer potential

China’s domestic-listed shares are an opportunity for investors to gain exposure to the country’s long-term growth potential.

Read more

Eight ways to protect your portfolio in a downturn

What can investors do to safeguard their investments in the face of a market correction? Simon Edelsten shares eight strategies.

Read more

Why investors should look to Aim stocks for quality growth

The performance of firms such as Fever-Tree ought to encourage investors to see Aim as a source of success stories.

Read more

Investors should focus on careful asset allocation

Look beyond geopolitics and focus instead on careful asset allocation with a long-term view, says Guy Stephens, technical investment director at Rowan Dartington.

Read more