The 23rd UN Climate Conference in Bonn last week showed that the world needs to seriously accelerate efforts to counter climate change.
In this month's infographic we look at the political risks simmering in Europe and the potential issues with global growth without wage inflation.
Active managers are more likely to outperform in certain market conditions, but our research finds that there is also a group that can outperform whatever the weather.
Despite the strengthening of global activity, inflation remains quiescent. This is creating consternation among policymakers whose models would have predicted a pick-up in wage and price pressure.
The sustainability team's latest review of climate change efforts highlights the tension mounting between oil and gas producers and the changing transport industry.
Economic and Strategy Viewpoint
This month, our economists puzzle over the lack of inflation in a buoyant global economy, and weigh the difficulties investors face in assessing political risk and emerging market exposure.
Global leaders will meet in Bonn next month to discuss global progress in addressing the causes of climate change. Few commentators expect too much from the event.