Equities

01NOV 2018

Markets

How has the US stock market performed around midterm elections?

Could the US midterm elections on 6 November pose a further stumbling block for stock markets?

OCTOBER

29OCT 2018

Economics

Brazil backs Bolsanaro: what next?

Despite his controversial reputation, Jair Bolsanaro’s victory in the Brazilian election has been greeted with investor optimism. But the real test is yet to come – particularly regarding the crucial topic of pension reform.

25OCT 2018

Markets

Market falls: cause for alarm or calm?

It’s been a torrid period for stock markets recently. We examine what’s been happening and find out why some investors think it could be a time of opportunity.

16OCT 2018

Markets

Infographic: Sustainability Report Q3 2018

In the latest sustainability report we provide an update on our Climate Progress Dashboard and look at the increasing risks posed by cyber crime.

10OCT 2018

Markets

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

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

10OCT 2018

Markets

How can investors prepare for the next market crash?

After a record bull run for some stock markets we discuss how best investors might mitigate the risks of a potential crash.

05OCT 2018

Markets

Brexit: 23 answers to investors’ questions

There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.

04OCT 2018

Markets

Why Brazil’s election is so important

Brazil’s election looks set to be one of the closest in decades. We explain what is at stake and why Brazilian financial markets are so volatile.

04OCT 2018

Markets

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

Markets

Can European equities play catch-up in Q4?

Returns from European equities have lagged the US so far in 2018 but we see signs this could change as we head towards year-end.