Equities were the best performing asset class between 2004 and 2017, but it has been a rollercoaster ride. Diversification can help you smooth out those highs and lows.
A review of equity and bond markets in Q3 2017, when global economic data remained upbeat and the Federal Reserve said it would start to reduce its balance sheet.
The UK stockmarket rose in the first half of 2017 in the face of political and economic uncertainty. We look at why and what the future may bring.