Market absurdities
The continued stock market recovery is not as absurd as it may appear in light of deteriorating economic news flow if the bulk of last year’s sell-off was driven by overly tight global liquidity.

Europe struggles to find its feet
From fastest to slowest growing in just 12 months – has Europe become a basket case once more?

Market technicals: Where to next?
Chart analyst Sam Leary presents a short term market action outlook of a different kind.

Active Funds – Down but not out
Actively stock picking fund managers had been mostly ahead of their low cost index tracker competition until late September. How is it that they ended the year just as depressed as capital markets themselves?