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Friday 25th July 2014

S&P 500 retreats from record high

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Friday 25th July 2014

Market mania: a guide to hot assets

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Friday 25th July 2014

Bubbles are forming in the credit market

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Friday 25th July 2014

S&P 500 retreats from record high

Asian bourses higher after record Wall Street close buoyed by corporate earnings, with Japanese stocks brushing off data showing fall in inflation

Friday 25th July 2014

Market mania: a guide to hot assets

From spotting the early signs to timing your exit, profiting from market bubbles is a tricky business that most avoid

Friday 25th July 2014

Bubbles are forming in the credit market

Auto loans heat up, and bubbles often appear in asset classes that have expanded the fastest. but investors should not fear a repeat of the 2007 subprime mortgage crash

Friday 25th July 2014

Sterling in longest losing run since 2010

Pound made biggest single-session loss of the week on Thursday after retail sales data missed forecasts, showing a month-on-month rise of 0.1% for June

Friday 25th July 2014

Investors dump high-yield bond funds

Flight of retail investors out of the products funds is accelerating, with weekly outflows reaching $4.8bn – the highest in over a year

Friday 25th July 2014

US looks at ‘ultra-long’ Treasury bonds

The strong demand for ultra-long duration bonds issued by Canada and Mexico could result in similar offerings from the US

Friday 25th July 2014

FTSE 100 banks follow RBS higher

Part-nationalised lender says its first-half pre-tax profit will double year on year to £2.7bn with lower impairment losses in the period

Thursday 24th July 2014

Junk bonds turn negative as rally stalls

Investors fret high-yield’s bull run is nearing an end after Janet Yellen warned of ‘stretched’ valuations and QE concludes

Thursday 24th July 2014

Fears grow over decline in bond liquidity

Ease of trading corporate debt has fallen in past five years, prompting concerns investors could find exits crowded once sentiment or interest rates

Thursday 24th July 2014

Mines lift iron ore output as prices fall

Price has dropped 30 per cent this year on concerns about rising supplies and slowing demand in China, which consumes two-thirds of seaborne iron ore