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16SEP 2019

Is gold the place to hide from negative yields?

In this chart of the month the multi-asset team asks whether gold could once again become the main hedge of choice as negatively yielding debt becomes increasingly common.

2019

SEPTEMBER

10SEP 2019

Markets

What is thematic investing and why should investors care?

Thematic funds focus on powerful, long-term global trends that are transforming the world and creating a wealth of investment opportunities.

02SEP 2019

Markets

How will global disruption affect small cap stocks?

Investors are increasingly being drawn to smaller companies due to their ability to navigate the growing theme of disruption.

AUGUST

27AUG 2019

Markets

How long will you live and what does it mean for your investments?

Latest life expectancy data shows that your money will need to last a lot longer than you might be thinking.

27AUG 2019

Markets

Investing ‘IQ test’ reveals the traits that could limit returns

Investors globally suffer from an ambiguity bias which can prevent them from taking risks with their investments and potentially lower their returns, Schroders investIQ test found.

15AUG 2019

Markets

What do “lower for longer” interest rates mean for value investors?

Low interest rates have lengthened this economic cycle and encouraged risky investment behaviour.

15AUG 2019

Markets

Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

14AUG 2019

Markets

Six reasons global cities could save the world

Far from being a contributor to climate change, cities may actually provide the solution to tackling the world’s most pressing issue.