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15OCT 2019

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.

2019

FEBRUARY

20FEB 2019

Markets

Are investors too pessimistic on European shares?

Some European markets seem priced for recession but economists still forecast growth for the region in 2019.

2018

DECEMBER

06DEC 2018

Markets

Outlook 2019: European equities

European equities may remain volatile in 2019 but this can open up opportunities for investors seeking out under-valued companies.

OCTOBER

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.

AUGUST

30AUG 2018

Markets

Europe's banks: cause for concern or cause for buying?

Our investment experts consider the prospects for Europe’s banks as the sector faces challenges including ongoing low interest rates and Italian political uncertainty.

JULY

12JUL 2018

Markets

An economic slowdown is approaching, but that's no cause for investor alarm

We’re approaching the end of the economic cycle, but markets are not stupid. Investors waiting for a significant collapse in the equity market because the economy is slowing may be in for a long wait.

JUNE

04JUN 2018

Markets

Why Italian politics matters for eurozone banks

Capital strength, margins and the prospects for banking union are among the many issues that may be affected by recent political developments.

MAY

22MAY 2018

Markets

Why the oil & gas sector is energising investors

The recent rise in oil prices is not the only reason why the sector looks attractive.