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17MAR 2017

How "small cap" shares can outperform for decades but remain good value

UK smaller company stocks have returned six times the amount of large companies since 1955 and yet may still be good value for investors. Here we explain why.

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15MAR 2017

Markets

Why stockmarkets rise when currencies fall – explained in two charts

These two charts help explain why the FTSE 100 can rise when sterling falls.

13MAR 2017

Markets

Where next for the value rally in Europe?

Late 2016 saw the market rotate towards value but opportunities now look more balanced.

08MAR 2017

Economics

UK Spring Budget 2017: No time for complacency ahead of tricky two years

No alarms and no real surprises from Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond as he seeks a firm fiscal footing ahead of a crucial period.

08MAR 2017

Markets

How safe are dividends?

Investors treasure the income paid by companies. We explain the “dividend cover” safety measure, and what it says about world markets today.

08MAR 2017

Economics

30-year asset class returns forecast: 2017 update

The Schroders Economics Group provides its annual update of its 30-year return forecasts for a range of asset classes. Equities remain the asset class offering the greatest potential for returns.

07MAR 2017

Markets

The road to Brexit: what's next for investors?

With the UK expected to start the process of leaving the EU this month, we asked a panel of investment and economic experts covering a variety of areas, from real estate to European equities, what they are looking out for in the coming months.

07MAR 2017

Markets

Monthly markets review - February 2017

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