Along with slowing growth in China and the continued weakness in commodities, the focus is turning to higher discount rates in 2016, at least in the US, says Columbia Threadneedle's Chris Kinder.
The current economic backdrop in the UK seems to be neither too hot nor too cold to cause much of a worry for domestically-exposed companies for the moment. Consumer confidence is increasing and unemployment...
Bond defaults at all-time lows
Focus on high-quality companies
Economy is rebounding
Global makets 'riddled' with uncertainty
The long-promised robotics revolution has arrived. True, it is not quite what people imagined only a few decades ago. The humanoid automata beloved by science fiction are still at best fringe novelties.