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.



03AUG 2018


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?

01AUG 2018


Is the world economy slowing?

Global growth appears to be losing momentum in some regions, particularly in Asia and Europe. We examine the three factors that we believe to be driving the slowdown and whether these are likely to have a permanent or temporary effect.


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


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.

24JUL 2018


Why investors are wrong about the role of the dollar

A new theory about the US dollar is challenging the way economists and markets think about currencies. It has particularly important implications for emerging market asset classes.

23JUL 2018


Our multi-asset investment views - July 2018

In our monthly update of asset allocation views, we've upgraded our view on commodities, but downgraded Bunds and European high yield.