Income

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Economics

15MAY 2018

Why supposedly "safe" sectors may be nothing of the sort

Many investors are attracted to the perceived stability of certain sectors. But safety stems from the price you pay, not the underlying dynamics of the businesses you buy.

2018

MARCH

15MAR 2018

Economics

How reinvesting dividends has affected returns over 25 years

‘Compounding’ can have a dramatic effect on returns. We highlight the difference it has made for major stockmarkets.

14MAR 2018

Economics

Why are investors so optimistic about returns?

With returns likely to be lower in future than they were in the past, investors may need to re-set their expectations or accept higher risks.

FEBRUARY

20FEB 2018

Economics

Why companies that cut their dividend can be attractive income investments

It may seem counterintuitive but companies that have cut their dividends can be good sources of future income.

13FEB 2018

Economics

How rising interest rates have affected returns from bonds

Schroders research, covering four decades of data, shows how different types of bond have performed when rates were rising.

05FEB 2018

Economics

What has driven stockmarket returns and what will drive them in future?

While the equity markets of various countries and regions have performed very similarly over the past three years, the components of returns have been very different

JANUARY

10JAN 2018

Economics

How can investors find sustainable income?

Demand for income remains strong but investors may be taking on more risk than they realise. We look at how to generate a sustainable income yield across asset classes.

2017

DECEMBER

18DEC 2017

Economics

How asset managers can help achieve your income goals

Reliable income is much harder to find now than in the past. We examine the reasons for this and look at how asset managers can help investors achieve sustainable higher income.