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18JAN 2018

A year of President Trump: seven charts that reflect market reaction

It has been a year since Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. We take a look at how financial markets have performed.

Economics

05JAN 2018

2018

JANUARY

05JAN 2018

Economics

European stockmarkets in 2017 - nine charts that show the trends

We look back at the drivers of Europe’s stockmarket gains in 2017, including the ongoing economic recovery and diminishing political risk.

04JAN 2018

Economics

How I scored in the investIQ test – and what I learned

Fund manager and value blogger Nick Kirrage reveals his results in an investment IQ test designed to help investors understand their biases

2017

DECEMBER

21DEC 2017

Economics

Which of the major stockmarkets are 'cheap' going into 2018?

We use five measures to value global stockmarkets and offer a colour-coded table to reflect value.

20DEC 2017

Economics

The FTSE in 2017: Five charts that tell the story

The UK stockmarket hit all-time highs in 2017 underpinned by record dividend payments and monetary stimulus, but what does 2018 hold in store?

19DEC 2017

Economics

Are markets too complacent about the US economy?

The current US economic expansion ranks as the third longest on record and markets seem content to assume it will continue indefinitely. We see scope for growing inflationary forces to surprise markets and precipitate disruption.

15DEC 2017

Economics

What does record-high German business confidence mean for stocks?

We look at what the Ifo index tells us about German business sentiment and the prospects for equities.

14DEC 2017

Economics

Why consider investing in Asia now? Seven charts that tell the story

Asian stockmarkets have continued to climb higher. Despite the gains, there are many reasons to be positive. Matthew Dobbs highlights the most relevant charts.