Europe may lack well-known tech giants but its industrial heritage, combined with emerging technologies, should mean it is well-placed for the next wave of innovation.
Demand for income remains strong but investors may be taking on more risk than they realise. We look at how to generate a sustainable income yield across asset classes.
We see scope for positive progress in 2018 as corporate profitability improves, inflation remains low and stock fundamentals become more important in driving share prices.
We look at the huge shift of economic power towards a growing and increasingly wealthy Asian middle class, which - crucially - is both young and at ease with technology and rapid change.