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ECB promises action: What does it mean for markets?

After the European Central bank promised a further interest rate cut and the resumption of bond purchases, several managers give their opinions on how markets could react.

RLAM’s Rutter: It’s our job to buy companies nobody has heard of

The manager of the Royal London Global Equity Diversified fund said it is also important to tell companies “we don’t believe you”.

Wise's Yarrow: UK market is in the greatest value opportunity since financial crisis

Tony Yarrow, co-portfolio manager of the TB Wise Multi-Asset Income fund, explains why he believes UK stocks are currently experiencing one of just three ‘value opportunities’ in his 35-year career.

Why infrastructure equities could outperform in a down market

Jim Wright, manager of the Miton Global Infrastructure Income fund, explains why now might be a good time to add infrastructure exposure to your portfolio.

What you need to consider when you buy gold

Troy Asset Management’s Charlotte Yonge explains what drives gold price movements and why it continues to offer something different against a backdrop of increased uncertainty.

How trade wars are rocking the wobbly world economy

Following the latest escalation of tensions, we are downgrading our forecasts for growth.

Three funds for investors amid ongoing UK uncertainty

Willis Owen’s Adrian Lowcock highlights three funds that should be able to weather the Brexit headwinds currently facing the UK market.

Why investors are turning their backs on US growth stocks

Franklin Templeton’s Nick Getaz and Matt Quinlan offer three reasons why investors in the US are turning to companies with rising dividends for growth.

Unicorn’s Hutchinson: Investors shouldn't try to reinvent the wheel

The Unicorn Outstanding British Companies manager says sticking to a structure that helps to unearth good businesses is the “recipe for a successful fund”.

Greetham: Why leaving the EU won’t be the end of Brexit

Royal London’s head of multi asset says “we still have years and years of this stuff” – even if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

Ten things every investor needs to know about offshore wind power

As offshore wind approaches cost competitiveness, the potential for growth is huge. What does this mean for investors?

In the wake of an industry crisis everyone should learn lessons

Neil Veitch, manager of the SVM UK Opportunities fund, considers the lessons that investors ought to learn from the recent debate over fund liquidity and the issues faced by Neil Woodford.

How to invest in companies at their most explosive stage of growth

Merian’s Richard Watts says the weighted average revenue growth of the unlisted stocks in his portfolio stands at about 50 per cent.

AVI’s Bauernfreund: “Abnormally” low valuations in Japan

Bauernfreund is one of a number of managers to highlight the value to be found in the Japanese market.

Ryan Hughes: Three funds to buy, hold and forget about

AJ Bell’s head of active portfolios recommends three funds for building a long-term, low-maintenance portfolio.

Show me the value!

Steve Kenny, commercial director at Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research, explains how a new 'value statement' will help investors assess the funds in their portfolios.