Emma Stevenson

Investment Writer

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Economics

15OCT 2019

How damaging are the latest interest rate cuts for European banks?

We take a look at how low or negative interest rates affect the banking sector and explain why some banks are worse hit than others.

2018

DECEMBER

18DEC 2018

Economics

What casino revenues can tell us about Chinese economic growth

Macau is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal. The spending data, therefore, offers an alternative view of moves in the Chinese economy.

NOVEMBER

20NOV 2018

Economics

Three reasons to diversify in the hunt for equity income

We examine why investors seeking a sustainable income should consider looking outside their home region.

AUGUST

24AUG 2018

Economics

Multi-asset income: how does it work?

With income a top priority for many investors, we examine the case for taking a multi-asset approach.

MAY

15MAY 2018

Economics

Why supposedly "safe" sectors may be nothing of the sort

Many investors are attracted to the perceived stability of certain sectors. But safety stems from the price you pay, not the underlying dynamics of the businesses you buy.

MARCH

14MAR 2018

Economics

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.

FEBRUARY

20FEB 2018

Economics

Why companies that cut their dividend can be attractive income investments

It may seem counterintuitive but companies that have cut their dividends can be good sources of future income.

2017

DECEMBER

15DEC 2017

Economics

What does record-high German business confidence mean for stocks?

We look at what the Ifo index tells us about German business sentiment and the prospects for equities.