With artificial intelligence expected to infiltrate almost every aspect of modern life within a generation, we look at some of the most meaningful changes it is likely to bring about.
The FTSE 100 is back below the level it was in 1999. However, investors could still have achieved a positive return over the last 19 years had they opted to reinvest their dividends, Schroders’ calculations show.
After the disappointment of 2018, Chief Executive Peter Harrison rounds up the factors our fund managers think could lead to a brighter year ahead.
We are taking a defensive stance, staying underweight to the technology sector, while emphasising domestically-focused areas of the market and those with long-term growth trends.
Key potential catalysts for emerging markets performance in 2019 are US dollar weakness, a better-than-expected outcome in US-China trade relations and an easing in Chinese growth concerns.
A recent survey of UK financial advisers has exposed the depth of domestic investors’ Brexit concerns, while suggesting investment in UK equities could pick up again in 2019.
We believe that US earnings growth will slow in 2019, but we think the more challenging corporate environment may provide a rich backdrop for stockpickers.
As Theresa May meets European leaders seeking a better Brexit deal, the UK economy heads for a period of heightened uncertainty and stagflation.