22AUG 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2018

We have trimmed our forecast for global growth for the second time this year, largely driven by cuts to Europe and Japan as well as escalating trade wars.

17AUG 2018


Cyber-risk: how investors can prepare for the unpredictable

Cyber crime continues to create significant costs for companies globally, but understanding the risk means going beyond a formulaic assessment of policies.

15AUG 2018


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 benefits and costs of a stockmarket listing.

13AUG 2018


Infographic: A view of the global economy in August 2018

In this month's infographic we look at the factors dragging on global growth and how much of a slowdown they might cause.

06AUG 2018


Monthly markets review - July 2018

A look back at markets in July when global equities were supported by resilient economic data in the US and some strong corporate earnings.

03AUG 2018

Thought Leadership

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?


31JUL 2018


Seven surprising facts about tax revenues around the world

New data collated by the OECD compares how governments raise taxes, yielding some notable findings.

30JUL 2018

Thought Leadership

How will the physical risks of climate change affect companies?

Our new analysis can quantify the physical impact climate change has on companies around the world. The costs could be considerable.

30JUL 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - August 2018

This month we look at why the world economy is entering a spell of slower growth, explore some of the consequences of Brexit and explain why currency war concerns are overblown.