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Chinese growth shrugs off headwinds

A resilient economy strengthens President Xi Jinping at a crucial political juncture, comments Craig Botham, Schroders Emerging Markets Economist:

How can Britain meet demand for property?

As party conference season comes to an end, one of the few issues that had any chance of besting politicians’ bids for the spotlight was that of housing.

FTSE 100 & Bitcoin latest rally

By Lee Wild, Head of Equity Strategy at Interactive Investor

On the FTSE 100 rally:

Why monetary policy matters more to investors than Trump and Brexit

By Philip Smeaton, Chief Investment Officer at Sanlam UK

A roller-coaster news agenda has failed to destabilise markets so far this year.

Weak pound remains a boon for British firms making money overseas

By Lee Wild, Head of Equity Strategy at Interactive Investor

For now, it seems investors have little to fear. A weak pound remains a boon for British firms making money overseas

Decent Economic Data Keeps Records Tumbling on Wall Street

By Lee Wild, Head of Equity Strategy at Interactive Investor

Decent economic data has kept records tumbling on Wall Street, and who’s to say this run will unwind any time soon.

Global economy is best positioned in years to breach growth ceiling – yet headwinds persist

Author: Willem Verhagen, Senior Economist, Macro & Strategy at NN Investment Partners

Global economic growth in recent years has been fairly stable at a level clearly below that of expansion periods before the global financial crisis

Is the 'Trump trade' back?

Is the ‘Trump trade’ ‘higher yield’ trade back?

By Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management

The UK economy needs Chinese investment – so why are some people so cautious?

By: Dr. Johnny Hon, Chairman and Founder of The Global Group.

The Chinese purchase of UK-based chip manufacturer Imagination Technologies has created widespread confusion about what this means for the future of UK industry.

Reactions to the German election outcome

Business reactions to yesterday's German General Election.

Markets shrug at May's Florence speech

Theresa May’s speech confirmed that the UK is seeking a transition period but gave few further details on the final shape of Brexit, according to Azad Zangana, Schroders Senior European Economist:

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

By Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

According to Bloomberg’s poll of polls, it looks likely that Angela Merkel will be re-elected as Chancellor for a fourth term.