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Carillion's collapse: 'a story of recklessness, hubris and greed'

A damning report by MPs has condemned not only the directors of Carillion, but also key regulators and the company’s auditors, who did little to prevent the collapse of the company in January.

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Investors should brace for a more turbulent period ahead

One thing that’s coming through clearly from my conversations with clients over the past two months is that they are worried about future returns from markets. 

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China funds can shrug off Trump’s finger-pointing

It was all going so well. Chinese markets had a barnstorming year in 2017; the consumer-based economy flourished and technological innovation forged ahead.

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Growth reversal to power next phase of Indian equity expansion

For investors who missed out Indian equities in 2017, the volatility we have witnessed recently could provide an attractive entry point.

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Why earnings statements have become less relevant for investors

Imagine you were able to accurately predict a company’s earnings statement ahead of time,’ says professor Feng Gu, co-author (with professor Baruch Lev) of The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Manage

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Winter portfolios see mixed fortunes as volatility strikes

Interactive Investor editor Lee Wild reports on the two ii portfolios of shares with the strongest historical track records through the winter months.

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Buy, hold, sell: Hunt for corporate change fuels growth

Hermes Europe ex UK Equity manager explains the shares he has been buying, holding and selling in recent months.

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What US Protectionism Means for Chinese Small Caps

In volatile times, investors may think small cap stocks are most at risk. In China, however, it is a different story.

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The future of tech is in emerging markets

Today’s emerging markets lie at the forefront of the latest technological developments, from mobile banking and shopping to robotics, autonomous vehicles, health care and more. 

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