Restricted area – the encroaching politicisation of central banks
With central bank independence seeming to be under threat, Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, explains that the distinction between central banks and politics is not clear cut.
Credit Suisse surprises with ‘better than expected’ Q1
Credit Suisse has reported its adjusted pre-tax profits were up 36% at CHF1.2bn for the first quarter, thanks to inflows into its wealth management division.
Woodford: ‘utterly convinced’ strategy will pay off when bubble bursts
Neil Woodford believes his recent move toward domestic stocks will be vindicated when the current stock market bubble finally bursts.
FCA chief hails ‘difficult but fascinating’ banking supervision
FCA chief Andrew Bailey has outlined the regulator’s three-pronged approach to supervising the “difficult but always fascinating” retail banking industry.
PA ANALYSIS: European managers split on crucial financials call
While the European equities story continues to appeal to UK investors, fund managers in the region remain deeply divided on the recovery prospects of its financials stocks.