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Interest rates

Nafeesa Zaman
UK

When will interest rates fall?

UK economy estimated to grow by 0.1%

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 12 Apr 2024

Ed Monk

I put my cash in Premium Bonds - are they still worth it?

Are there better homes for my cash savings?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 12 Apr 2024

Ed Monk

This week in the markets: rates to stay higher for longer?

What’s driving your investments this week?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 08 Apr 2024

Becks Nunn

What role can cash funds play in a portfolio?

Throwing a spotlight on this lower-risk asset class

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 28 Feb 2024

Tom Stevenson

What happens to returns when rates start to fall?

The Federal Reserve’s rationale is key

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 08 Feb 2024

Becks Nunn

How the cost-of-living crisis affects higher earners

Practical tips to navigate higher-for-longer interest rates

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 01 Feb 2024

Becks Nunn

Why are investors buying money market funds?

Three reasons why these cash investment funds are popular right now

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 24 Jan 2024

Nafeesa Zaman

Will December bring a Santa Rally?

The season that keeps on giving

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 05 Dec 2023

Ed Monk

Is 2024 a good year to retire?

The obstacles - and opportunities - facing retirees

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 05 Dec 2023

Nick Sudbury

The most popular money market funds

3 best-selling cash options

Nick Sudbury

Nick Sudbury Investment writer - 14 Nov 2023

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson: the ‘dual case’ for government bonds

Income and capital gain are two of the most compelling factors

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 10 Nov 2023

Graham Smith

What funds did investors buy in October?

The most popular funds with our investors last month

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 08 Nov 2023

Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 06 Nov 2023

Ed Monk

Will my cash savings beat inflation?

Cash may not be the one-way bet that it seems

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 02 Nov 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today: Have rates now peaked?

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 30 Oct 2023

Ed Monk

Market news today - will tech giants steady market nerves?

What’s driving your investments this week?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 23 Oct 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - where next, a year on from the low?

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 16 Oct 2023

Graham Smith

Why have investors been buying infrastructure?

Is infrastructure still an attractive investment?

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 05 Oct 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market opinion is divided - here’s why

The recession question will be key to investor sentiments

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 05 Oct 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today: back to bonds

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 02 Oct 2023

Graham Smith

What funds did investors buy in September?

The most popular funds with our investors last month

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 29 Sep 2023

Graham Smith

Is now the time to invest in bonds?

Bank stresses may signal a new dawn for bonds

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 26 Sep 2023

Graham Smith
UK

Will UK house prices continue to fall?

What the first annual house price fall for 11 years means

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 25 Sep 2023

Ed Monk

Interest rates peaking? What it means for your investments

How will assets react when rates begin to fall?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 22 Sep 2023

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Market news today - next interest rate decision looms

What’s driving your investments this week?

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Emma-Lou Montgomery Fidelity International - 18 Sep 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

3 unmissable charts of the week: US inflation, emerging markets and property

Three handpicked charts that reveal some gripping stories

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 15 Sep 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - autumn blues

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 11 Sep 2023

Nafeesa Zaman
Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 08 Sep 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

The week in charts: US interest rates, UK mortgage borrowers and Persimmon

Here’s this week’s revealing trio of charts

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 01 Sep 2023

Ed Monk

What happened to the stock market rally?

The stock market rally has come to a halt. Why?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 31 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

When bad news can be good news for investors

US and China show that the economy and markets don’t march to the same beat

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 31 Aug 2023

Graham Smith

What investment trusts did investors buy in August?

The most popular trusts with our investors last month

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 30 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today: China seeks to rebuild confidence

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 29 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

All eyes are now on the Federal Reserve

US economy has remained robust, but markets could be volatile again

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 24 Aug 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

Q&A: Why China’s markets are off the boil

We look at the investment case after recent falls

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 23 Aug 2023

Becks Nunn
UK

The week in charts: inflation, India and M&S

Here’s our selection of the attention-grabbing charts this week

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 18 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

Growth or value: How to navigate a two-speed world

What to do when one part of the world is hot and another is not

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 17 Aug 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

How women investors are dealing with ‘risk fear’

The pandemic and cost of living has driven women to take control

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 10 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

Why ordinary investors missed out on the stock market surge

New risks abound for those keen to catch up

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 09 Aug 2023

Becks Nunn

5 things we learned this week

From UK interest rates to house prices and FAANG surprise results

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 04 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

Select 50: Why we’re adding two new funds

Cash and small cap funds added to our preferred fund list

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 03 Aug 2023

Ed Monk

What funds did investors buy in July?

The most popular funds with our investors last month

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 02 Aug 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today: so far, so good for earnings

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 31 Jul 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - UK plays catch up

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 24 Jul 2023

Emma-Lou Montgomery

5 things we learned this week

From Barbie’s big-screen debut to the legacy carmakers left in Tesla’s wake

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Emma-Lou Montgomery Fidelity International - 21 Jul 2023

Ed Monk

The macro and the micro factors moving markets

This week, we're looking at two of the big influences on share prices right now

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 20 Jul 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - glass half full

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 17 Jul 2023

Ed Monk

Investment Outlook Special

In this podcast Ed Monk puts your questions to Tom Stevenson, author of the Investment Outlook. Questions this time were dominated by themes of inflation, interest rates and their knock on effects to portfolios.

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 13 Jul 2023

Tom Stevenson

Bonds are back in style - and with good reason

As markets face increasing volatility many investors are looking for safe havens

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 12 Jul 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

Investment Outlook: 3 questions you asked our expert

Unsurprisingly, bonds and interest rates remain on the radar of investors

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 11 Jul 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

How to invest in alternatives

Advantages include diversification and low correlation to stocks and bonds

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 10 Jul 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - earnings back in focus

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 10 Jul 2023

Graham Smith

Why diversification mattered in the first half of 2023

Diversification continues to be crucial

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 07 Jul 2023

Becks Nunn

What funds did investors buy in June?

The most popular funds with our investors last month

Becks Nunn

Becks Nunn Fidelity International - 05 Jul 2023

Ed Monk

Half-year report: why did investors get it so wrong?

This week, how are markets - and investors-doing at the half-way point of 2023?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 04 Jul 2023

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Market news today - a crucial week for US rate decision

What’s driving your investments this week?

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Emma-Lou Montgomery Fidelity International - 03 Jul 2023

Nafeesa Zaman

You and your money: 3 questions you asked our experts

Our experts discuss the hot topics on the minds of investors

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 28 Jun 2023

Graham Smith
UK

What does the strong pound mean for my investments?

Pound has been steadily rising since last September’s low

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 27 Jun 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - bonds are back

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 26 Jun 2023

Emma-Lou Montgomery

3 things to do as interest rates rise yet again

The 13th rate rise in a row will keep investors on their toes.

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Emma-Lou Montgomery Fidelity International - 22 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

£205k to replace - why you really need a full State Pension

Ensure you have a full history of National Insurance contributions

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 21 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

Are we really in a bull market again?

This week, can we really have returned to a bull market?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 21 Jun 2023

Graham Smith

Why are fund managers turning positive on gilts?

Is this the turning point for gilts?

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 20 Jun 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - UK in the spotlight

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 19 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

Cash vs bonds - how to play rising interest rates

Investors are searching for opportunities with rates elevated

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 16 Jun 2023

Emma-Lou Montgomery

5 mid-year goals to get your investments on track

Establish a simple set of goals to achieve your dreams

Emma-Lou Montgomery

Emma-Lou Montgomery Fidelity International - 15 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

Is AI driving a stock market bubble?

In this Podcast, Host Ed Monk and & Tom Stevenson discuss whether the rise of AI should be a cause for optimism, or fear for economies and societies.

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 14 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

Why investors are flocking to money market funds

This week, two assets are in the spotlight after years of being shunned by investors

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 07 Jun 2023

Ed Monk

Here are the investments I’m making in my pension

This week, a pension at work is the first investing that many of us will ever do.

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 31 May 2023

Ed Monk

Why is inflation worse in Britain?

This week - have we now passed the worst of the inflation crisis?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 24 May 2023

Ed Monk

Why savers will win and borrowers will lose this year

New inflation data make further interest rate rises likely

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 24 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - glass half full

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 22 May 2023

Graham Smith
UK

What does the strong pound mean for my investments?

Pound has been steadily rising since last September’s low

Graham Smith

Graham Smith Investment writer - 19 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

The tide is turning in favour of the bond market

Peaking interest rates offer optimism for bond investors

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 18 May 2023

Ed Monk

Europe - this year’s unlikely stock market winner?

This week - Europe has emerged as an unlikely frontrunner

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 17 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - growth is back in focus

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 15 May 2023

Ed Monk

Warren Buffett reflects on his investing success

This week - we’re looking back to the celebration of King Warren in Omaha

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 10 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - the Bank of England’s interest rate dilemma

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 09 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - climbing the wall of worry

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 02 May 2023

Tom Stevenson

Now is a moment of truth for tech stocks

The tech sector is seeing signs of recovery after last year’s dismal performance

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 28 Apr 2023

Ed Monk

Does investing in property work anymore?

Buy-to-let landlords are being squeezed - and are selling up

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 27 Apr 2023

Nick Sudbury

JP Morgan Global High Yield Bond

Attractive long-term entry point for high yield debt after a difficult 2022

Nick Sudbury

Nick Sudbury Investment writer - 26 Apr 2023

Ed Monk

The rise (and fall?) of buy-to-let

This week, does buy-to-let still work?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 26 Apr 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - growth and earnings in focus

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 24 Apr 2023

Tom Stevenson
UK

There’s such a thing as having too much cash

Nominal cash returns appear high, but opportunity costs must be considered

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 21 Apr 2023

Ed Monk

What investors want to know now - Investment Outlook Special

This week, it’s a Quarterly Investment Outlook special

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 19 Apr 2023

Tom Stevenson

Market news today - are central banks ready to pivot?

What’s driving your investments this week?

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 17 Apr 2023

Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson Fidelity International - 14 Apr 2023

Ed Monk

How much should I hold in cash?

Cash can complement investments

Ed Monk

Ed Monk Fidelity International - 14 Apr 2023

Nafeesa Zaman
UK

Interest rate rise: the winners and losers

Rate rise impacts students, sandwich generation and retirees but it’s not all bad news

Nafeesa Zaman

Nafeesa Zaman Fidelity International - 05 Aug 2022

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