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Economics

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

SEPTEMBER

27SEP 2018

Economics

What's on investors' minds, in eight polls

Voting at the Schroders Investment Conference in Venice last week revealed the views of 100 leading fund selectors from around the world on issues such as market risks, sustainability and interest rates.

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.

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.

22AUG 2018

Economics

The longest bull market in history: five charts that tell the story

The bull market in US shares has reached 3,453 days. We explain how it happened and suggest what might happen next.

15AUG 2018

Economics

The Elon Musk dilemma – AKA the stockmarket cost/benefit trade-off

Elon Musk, CEO of electric carmaker Tesla, has suggested he will take the company private. We look at the costs and benefits of a stockmarket listing.

JULY

26JUL 2018

Economics

Mid-year markets: what's changed since January?

There has been good news and bad news for markets since the start of the year. Here's how it's changed our multi-asset investment strategy.

02JUL 2018

Global Investor Study

The potential income shock awaiting pension savers

A global study of investor attitudes finds that those close to retirement expect to replace 74% of their salary when they give up work. The reality for those already retired is very different.