Though many of Europe’s major political obstacles have been overcome, events in Spain highlight that political risk continues to simmer under the surface. These risks are contained for now, helped by quantitative easing which is set to continue into 2018.
As expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left rates unchanged at 5.75%, with concerns over both slowing growth and rising inflation present. There seems little chance of further easing this year.
Huw van Steenis discusses three of the big themes for investors at Schroders' recent Madrid event: coping with tech disruption, the end of QE and populism.
Steady global growth and low inflation means we remain in a Goldilocks environment where activity is neither too hot nor too cold.
How have Hong Kong and Singapore banks fared since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis? We take a look at a decade of returns to find out.