Equities

20NOV 2018

Equities

Three reasons to diversify in the hunt for equity income

We examine why investors seeking a sustainable income should consider looking outside their home region.

16NOV 2018

Economic Views

Brexit: UK economic outlook hinges on May selling deal

We think the risk of a no-deal Brexit should mean Theresa May gets her deal through parliament. If not, the UK risks a recession next year.

13NOV 2018

Economic Views

Six reasons you should care about share buybacks

Share buybacks have fundamentally altered the investment landscape over recent years. This has long term consequences which investors need to be aware of.

07NOV 2018

Equities

How emerging markets have changed over the past 20 years

We review the evolution of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and consider the emerging countries to watch for the future.

07NOV 2018

Economic Views

US midterm elections: Is gridlock good?

Quickview: The US midterms have, as expected, seen the Democrats take the House with the Republicans holding the Senate. Our investment experts consider the implications for fiscal policy, trade, and the 2020 presidential election.

05NOV 2018

Equities

Shocktober: Seven charts that tell the story of the worst month for stocks in six years

Here are our charts of the month for October, when stock markets sold off sharply.

01NOV 2018

Equities

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

31OCT 2018

Economic Views

Bank of Japan stands firm amid concern over side effects of easing

The Japanese central bank held fire on monetary policy changes at its October meeting as it downgraded the inflation outlook yet again

29OCT 2018

Economic Views

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

Equities

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.