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Investors rush for the exit as stock market confidence crumbles

Investors rush for the exit as stock market confidence crumbles

Analysts highlight record global redemptions from equity funds while UK investors' confidence falls further below financial crisis levels.

Santa Rally falters as three tests for stock markets loom

A 'Santa Rally' for stock markets has been knocked off course, and that's before three crucial events for investors this month.

Never mind Brexit, Italy is next year's big risk for markets

While most of the risks of Brexit are priced in to markets, investors are complacent about Italy's potential to destabilise the eurozone, says Fidelity's James Bateman.

The Accumulator: Fed turns bears into bulls with two words

Five words from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell sparked October's sell-off. Just two this week helped markets recover ground.

Why oil is falling like it's 2008 again

The price of oil is falling at the fastest pace since the financial crisis, but fund managers are eyeing a recovery, with next week's Opec meeting a potential catalyst.

Fund managers brace for recession risk as Brexit stakes rise

The government and the Bank of England have warned of a deep recession under a no deal Brexit, and fund managers are alive to the risks.

Danimation: our bite-size guide to investing in funds!

Funds Insider editor Daniel Grote gets a cartoon makeover in the first of a new video series explaining the basics of investing in funds.

Oil hurtles towards $60 as bears take control of markets

Oil has now fallen nearly 30% since peaking at the start of October as it becomes entangled in a grim feedback loop with US stock markets.

Taming the bear: emerging markets managers rise up ratings

After a month when limiting losses was the name of the game, a number of emerging markets who have best weathered tricky conditions have risen up the Citywire Fund Manager Ratings.

The Accumulator: pound's plunge papers over cracks

It's not been as a great week for the FTSE 100, but it's been worse for US and European markets. The pound's plunge has softened the blow.

Brexit splits the stock market and UK fund managers

Brexit turmoil split the stock market in half yesterday, boosting overseas earners and punishing domestic stocks. UK fund managers are equally divided.

'Breathtakingly cheap' UK stocks could rally 30% on Brexit deal

As Theresa May sells her deal to the Cabinet before taking it to parliament, fund managers are eyeing a rally in UK stocks focused on the domestic economy.

Fund managers hunt for bargains after Red October

Global fund manager survey shows stock pickers dipping into cash to pick up Red October bargains, but selling down tech after slump.

The Great British Sell Off: 7 funds investors are fleeing

Investors have been fleeing UK equity funds since the Brexit vote, with the seven highlighted here seeing more than £1 billion leave the door.

Funds Focus: oil's plunge lifts worst fund of the year

In first of a weekly series reviewing movers and shakers in the funds world, we highlight Jupiter India's rise from lows as oil has slumped.

Tapered Trump could be just the tonic for markets

Split Congress means further US tax cuts are off the agenda, which could be positive for markets as long as tariffs don't get in the way.