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Markets

16JUN 2017

14 years of returns: history’s lesson for investors

This graphic shows the best and worst performing assets each year since 2003 and illustrates why diversifying your investments matters.

2017

MARCH

31MAR 2017

Markets

Is it time for investors to go for gold?

Inflation is picking up and political risk is high, so it could be a good time to consider investing in gold. Do Schroders' fund managers agree?

07MAR 2017

Markets

Monthly markets review - February 2017

An overview of markets in February 2017 when equities drew support from generally improving macroeconomic data.

02MAR 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the prospects for commodities in 2017

Geoff Blanning discusses how the best-performing commodities in 2017 are likely to differ from those of 2016.

2016

DECEMBER

09DEC 2016

Markets

A short history of investing in gold – and what to expect for 2017

The price of gold was volatile in 2016. We look beyond the short-term performance and evaluate prospects for the precious metal in 2017.

06DEC 2016

Markets

Monthly markets review - November 2016

A review of markets in November 2016 when the US presidential election dominated events.

NOVEMBER

28NOV 2016

Markets

How to prepare your portfolio for inflation

Inflation may finally be returning to Western economies, aided by the “Trumpflation effect”. We explain why, and highlight how investors can protect themselves

18NOV 2016

Markets

One week on: how the market changed its tune on Trump

These five charts illustrate how the market’s attitude has softened towards Donald Trump’s win, but how long will it last?