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10OCT 2018

Politics and portfolios: how investors are adapting to a new normal

Politics is moving markets like never before. So how are fund managers adjusting?

2018

OCTOBER

04OCT 2018

Economics

Quarterly markets review - Q3 2018

A review of markets in Q3 2018, when US equities powered ahead but political uncertainty and trade fears weighed on several other regions.

03OCT 2018

Economics

Are short sellers ethical?

It’s a few of the practitioners, rather than the practice, of short selling that can be unethical.

SEPTEMBER

26SEP 2018

Economics

Five charts that explain the case for emerging markets

For those investors unfamiliar with emerging markets, it’s important to understand some key facts about risks and rewards, as well as their sheer importance in the world economy.

12SEP 2018

Economics

10 years on from Lehman’s collapse: seven charts to consider

The collapse of the US investment bank on 15 September 2008 sent shockwaves through markets. We explain the impact in the decade since.

06SEP 2018

Economics

Monthly markets review - August 2018

A review of markets in August when US equities advanced but other regions lost ground against a backdrop of trade tensions and a currency crisis in Turkey.

03SEP 2018

Economics

ESG in passive: let the buyer beware

Are investors ignoring the small print in their rush to buy funds incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles?

AUGUST

24AUG 2018

Economics

The chart that highlights the eerie calm of the longest US bull market

This alternative chart of the record bull market shows why some investors might be getting complacent.