Market Views: Equities

23MAR 2018

How and why rising trade tensions have moved markets

After markets fell sharply overnight, we look at what's been going on and what might happen next.



19MAR 2018

Market Views: Equities

Why UK-focused stocks look their cheapest in a decade

Uncertainty around Brexit means UK shares have rarely been as unfashionable. The negativity may be overdone.

19MAR 2018

Market Views: Equities

The '£17,808 cost' of mistiming your investments

When markets fall the natural instinct is to sell. Our research highlights how costly it can be to miss the stockmarket’s best days.

15MAR 2018

Market Views: Equities

How reinvesting dividends has affected returns over 25 years

‘Compounding’ can have a dramatic effect on returns. We highlight the difference it has made for major stockmarkets.

15MAR 2018

Market Views: Equities

Is a pivotal change in the Chinese economy hiding in plain sight?

With China’s economy quietly entering a new era, there has arguably never been a more exciting time to be a stockpicker in Asia.

14MAR 2018

Market Views: Multi-Asset

Why are investors so optimistic about returns?

With returns likely to be lower in future than they were in the past, investors may need to re-set their expectations or accept higher risks.


22FEB 2018


How does e-commerce stack up on emissions?

We look at how shopping online could help consumers reduce their carbon footprint.

21FEB 2018


The “Big Tech” backlash: How sustainable are Google, Facebook and Amazon?

The soaring scale, wealth and influence of the internet giants have led to growing scrutiny from society and regulators. Could their wings finally be clipped?