Has the Chinese equity bubble burst? The question is worth asking, given the extent of recent falls. Last week, China’s tech-heavy ChiNext index fell (...)

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Under review: NYSE traders consider the stock market which sceptics say is due a serious decline. Photograph: Brendan McDermid

The bull market in US equities is now almost six years old, with stocks having more than tripled since March 2009. Might 2015 prove to be the year tha(...)

On a high: the continued advance of equities means one influential strategist sees almost no value in the US market and precious little elsewhere.Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The US stock market is “hideously expensive,” according to James Montier, an influential strategist with GMO, a global investment management firm bas(...)

Pan-European indices have advanced just 3 per cent in 2014, compared with double- digit percentage gains in the United States. Might 2015 see a revers(...)

Jeremy Grantham is famed for his prescience on market bubbles

The US stock market is 65 per cent overvalued, GMO investing legend Jeremy Grantham warned recently, but nowhere near b(...)

European earnings continue to lag the US, where 62 per cent of companies have beaten estimates – one of the highest percentages of the last thr(...)

Making waves: the EU and US appear keen on reducing trade barriers, such as tariffs, but any trade deal is still a long way off. Photograph: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

Negotiators from the European Union and the United States are meeting in Washington this week for the latest round of negotiations on an economic pact(...)

Nobel Prize winner Eugene Fama

Renowned value investor Jeremy Grantham has harsh words for Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and incoming Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen in his latest(...)