15AUG 2016

Economic Views

Seven-year asset class forecast returns: 2016 update

Equities and alternatives are predicted to deliver the most attractive real returns over the next seven years.


29JUL 2016

Economic Views

Bank of Japan: cupboard is bare but corporate prospects undimmed

After the Bank of Japan's latest policy decision, we look at the options left for authorities to stimulate the economy and the outlook for corporate earnings.

28JUL 2016

Fixed Income

The crisis mindset: how investors paralysed by fear could be missing opportunities

The "sentiment cycle" suggests why so many investors miss out on market opportunities. Fund manager Malcolm Melville explains why we may now be in the most positive phase.

19JUL 2016

Global Market Perspective

Q3 2016

Economic and asset allocation views covering Q3 2016. This includes a global trade research note, global strategy update on Brexit implications and a mid-year performance review.

19JUL 2016


13 years of returns: history’s lesson for investors

This table shows how five main types of investment have performed in each of the last 13 years, underlining why diversification is so important to your portfolio.

14JUL 2016


Are there any safe haven investments left?

After nearly a decade of low interest rates and central banks pumping money into financial markets traditional safe haven investments have become expensive, so where could investors look to keep their investments safe?

13JUL 2016


Batteries: could they recharge your portfolio?

With the rise of electric cars expected to transform the automobile industry in the coming years, we are finding a multitude of investment opportunities relating to batteries.


21JUN 2016

Economic Views

Investing in the future: Japan's focus on sustainability

Japanese companies are increasingly thinking long term in order to thrive and grow in the future.

08JUN 2016


Euro 2016: Where are the best equity opportunities among the tournament favourites?

With the Euro 2016 football tournament about to get under way, we assess the investment opportunities offered by some of the main contenders.