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  1. FT Long Short

    February 12, 2014

    Emerging Markets could get cheaper: but they're cheap

    Are emerging markets a bargain or yet another proverbial falling knife?More bargain-hunters are starting to appear. Today...

  2. December 17, 2010

    Goldilocks has chance to get the better of bears

    The bull market for equities is not over. The FTSE 100 could be trading at a record high this time next year. Sounds far...

  1. FT Alphaville

    July 27, 2009

    The new equity market consensus

    Another day, another big house predicting further gains for stock markets. Joining Goldman Squid, Credit Suisse and HSBC,...

  2. July 7, 2009

    The Short View

    Markets have run out of momentum since the US banks passed their stress tests. Look at US bank stocks. The news on May 8...

  3. July 6, 2009

    Short View: Stalled stocks

    Markets have run out of momentum since the US banks passed their stress tests. Look at US bank stocks. The news on May 8...

  4. December 17, 2008

    View of the Day: Ian Scott, Nomura International

    Retail investors may hold the key to a recovery in European equity markets in 2009, believes Ian Scott, strategist at...

  5. December 16, 2008

    View of the Day: The return of the retail investor

    Retail investors may hold the key to a recovery in European equity markets in 2009, believes Ian Scott, strategist at Nomura...

  6. October 27, 2008

    View of the Day: Stocks to bottom soon

    Stock markets should show signs of bottoming out soon, given the robust response of governments and central banks to the...

  7. July 21, 2008

    Rising oil prices weigh on US stocks

    US equities ended a three-day winning streak on Monday as rising oil prices hit consumer-facing stocks and results from Bank...

  8. May 28, 2008

    View of the Day, Ian Scott, Lehman Brothers

    Investor concerns about the potential negative impact of further equity issuance on the markets are misplaced, says Ian...

  9. May 27, 2008

    View of the day: Rights issues

    Investor concerns about the potential negative impact of further equity issuance on the markets are misplaced, says Ian...

  10. FT Alphaville

    April 29, 2008

    Pink Picks

    Comment and analysis from the FT Willem Buiter: Mavercon on the SLS The assertion by the Chancellor that “This means that...

  11. April 29, 2008

    View of the day - Ian Scott, Lehman Brothers

    Positive corporate earnings surprises should pave the way for a further rally in global equity prices, says Ian Scott,...

  12. April 28, 2008

    View of the day: Equities to get profit boost

    Positive corporate earnings surprises should pave the way for a further rally in global equity prices, says Ian Scott,...

  13. March 14, 2008

    Financials fall back as mood turns sour

    European stock markets stumbled yesterday as enthusiasm for the Federal Reserve's liquidity operations - which had prompted...

  14. March 14, 2008

    Financials fall as mood turns sour

    European stock markets stumbled yesterday as enthusiasm for the Federal Reserve's liquidity operations - which had prompted...

  15. March 13, 2008

    European shares retreat as optimism fades

    European stock markets stumbled on Thursday as enthusiasm for the Federal Reserve’s liquidity operations - which had...

  16. February 22, 2008

    Why are markets decoupling?

    There have recently been signs of a marked decoupling of equity and credit markets, says Ian Scott, global strategist at...

  17. FT Alphaville

    February 20, 2008

    Short View: What 'decoupling' means to the credit and equity markets

    The equity market seems to think that it can safely ignore the credit markets – but the decoupling syndrome between the two...

  18. February 20, 2008

    The Short View

    The equity market seems to think that it can safely ignore the credit markets. If you believe the credit market, things...

  19. FT Alphaville

    February 19, 2008

    View of the Day: Equity and credit markets play the decoupling game

    There are signs of a “marked decoupling” of equity and credit markets, says Ian Scott, global strategist at Lehman Brothers,...

  20. February 19, 2008

    View of the Day - Ian Scott, Lehman Brothers

    There have recently been signs of a marked decoupling of equity and credit markets, says Ian Scott, global strategist at...

  21. FT Alphaville

    December 10, 2007

    The bulls are back in town...

    Really? We were surprised too. The first group of optimists seem not to have fully embraced the credit crunch creed – that,...

  22. FT Alphaville

    November 13, 2007

    Ian Scott: There's life in them there stocks

    Global financial stocks have been oversold, both in absolute terms and relative to the rest of the market, says Ian Scott, a...

  23. November 12, 2007

    View of the day: Financials

    Global financial stocks have been oversold, both in absolute terms and relative to the rest of the market, says Ian Scott, a...

  24. FT Alphaville

    October 2, 2007

    Onwards and upwards? Earnings still supportive, say Lehman

    Irrational, or right on? Some analysts are tearing their hair out over the markets’ relaxed poise following the summer’s...

  25. August 20, 2007

    View of the day: Correction

    Stocks are experiencing a correction but are priced for “calamity”, according to Ian Scott, global equity strategist at...

  26. July 31, 2007

    Sighs of relief at calmer equity conditions

    There was some much-needed respite for global equities yesterday following last week's hefty sell-off, in spite of renewed...

  27. July 30, 2007

    Global Overview: Equities gain despite credit concerns

    Gobal equities enjoyed a much-needed respite on Monday following last week’s hefty sell-off, as credit market troubles...

  28. July 23, 2007

    View of the day: Value vs. growth

    Growth stocks in the US and Europe have finally begun to outperform value stocks and look likely to carry on doing so,...

  29. July 17, 2007

    US earnings and M&A activity buoy sentiment

    World equity markets put in resilient performancesyesterday in the face of stubbornly high oil prices and continued...

  30. July 10, 2007

    Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney hit record highs

    Investor risk appetite remained healthy yesterday as stock markets put in broadly positive performances and low-yielding...

  31. July 9, 2007

    Global overview: Search for yield hits yen

    Investor risk appetite remained healthy on Monday as stock markets put in broadly positive performances and low-yielding...

  32. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2007

    The Weekender

    This week on FT Alphaville, - The FSA put its gift for comic understatement to good use in the publication of its findings...

  33. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2007

    Calling the M&A top - fourth quarter, it is

    2007 is on course to beat 2006 as a record year for M&A. This much we know, right? But hang on, says Dresdner Kleinwort‘s...

  34. FT Alphaville

    July 4, 2007

    Lunch Wrap

    On FT Alphaville this morning, - Early on a Wednesday morning, FT Alphavillers gathered to chew over events of the early...

  35. FT Alphaville

    July 4, 2007

    Still a way to go for M&A

    Equity investors have a somewhat schizophrenic attitude towards M&A, writes Ian Scott, global strategist at Lehman Brothers....

  36. July 3, 2007

    Market insight: Still room to pedal in the current M&A cycle

    Equity investors have a somewhat schizophrenic attitude towards mergers and acquisitions. On the one hand, they welcome...

  37. June 7, 2007

    Equities tumble on rate rise concerns

    World equity markets fell heavily yesterday as investors reconciled themselves to higher interest rates in Europe and...

  38. June 7, 2007

    World equity markets fall on rate rise concern

    World equity markets suffered heavy falls yesterday as investors reconciled themselves to higher interest rates in Europe...

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