Global Mining Stocks: The rally continues

About a month ago, we released a report on Global mining stocks highlighting how this sector, after a long decline, was beginning to see a change in fortune (see link). Over the last month, as the S&P 500 index (SPX) as returned 5.45%, the SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (XME) and the Market Vectors…

FTSE Russell signs collaboration agreement with Trendrating

FTSE Russell, the global index provider, has today announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with momentum investing specialist and analytics firm, Trendrating. The agreement will see Trendrating work with FTSE Russell to develop new innovative momentum indexes. The range of products will incorporate Trendrating’s unique momentum model and supporting data as a core…

Maintaining Momentum: Using Trends to Beat the Market

The momentum effect – the fact that, over time, winning assets will continue winning and vice versa – is gaining in popularity as an investment strategy. Although momentum has not yet been fully embraced in all quarters, this is set to change as investors recognise the potential of this robust and persistent factor. The FT’s…