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17OCT 2019

Investment returns of 6% or 11%: who’s right?

Institutional investors accept a future of modest 6% per-year investment returns, but after a decade of surging asset prices from bonds to stocks, individual investors expect far more.

2019

OCTOBER

15OCT 2019

Markets

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.

14OCT 2019

Markets

Disruption from climate change is only just beginning for investors

We are just at the beginning of a very long period in which climate change will have a significant, and increasing, effect on markets. New research suggests investors are not ready.

04OCT 2019

Markets

Quarterly markets review - Q3 2019

A review of markets in Q3, when economic data pointed to an ongoing slowdown and central banks in the US and Europe eased monetary policy.

03OCT 2019

Markets

The three fastest-growing trends in healthcare

With new insight into diseases and a multitude of new medicines being developed, it is an interesting time to be investing in healthcare. Here are three of the three fastest-growing trends.

03OCT 2019

Markets

Is Bill Gates right about the “zero” climate impact of fossil fuel divestment?

Billionaire Bill Gates claims selling shares of fossil fuel companies is ineffective in the fight against climate change and has had “zero” effect on emissions. We think he has a point.

02OCT 2019

Markets

Five reasons why global cities are the ultimate investment super-trend

Cities are becoming more important than countries, with their success determined by innovation, efficiency and the clustering of industries. What does this mean for investors?

SEPTEMBER

30SEP 2019

Economics

How do presidential impeachments affect markets?

As US President Donald Trump faces fresh impeachment calls, we look at whether such inquiries in the past have moved markets.