Following the crescendo of the European sovereign debt crisis in 2011, scepticism plagued investors across the continent, leaving the economy in a fragile, lethargic state.
Despite a recovery from the market turmoil seen in the first six weeks of the year, investor sentiment still remains weak, writes Winterflood's Simon Elliott.
Free trade agreements incomplete
Higher conviction approach
Bringing strategies to Europe
European and Japanese equities failed to rise after central bank action
Severe implications for City of London
Investors need to 'hold their nerve'
Psigma Investment Management's investment team has increased its weighting to 10-year gilts and reduced exposure to European equities in order to defend against the increasing likelihood of the UK's departure from the EU.
Central bank ammunition
We find ourselves back in the middle of yet another springtime negotiation between Greece and its creditors - roughly a year on from a crisis that ended in capital controls, a return to a recession, and a 68% fall in the stockmarket index from its 2014...
Draghi to buy corporate bonds in June
According to analysis from Trendrating
Cedric de Fonclare to run European fund
Supportive central bank policy
One of many issues affecting stockmarket
Also reviewing corporate bond liquidity
Focus on highly successful SME businesses
Greek debt crisis could re-emerge
Eurozone equities have had a bad start to 2016, underperforming their global peers. The combination of a steep sell-off in global risk assets and a strong euro were to blame.
Steel has been a prominent fixture in the news in recent weeks but for all the wrong reasons, writes Canada Life Investment's Duncan Mackay.
Duplicates existing rules
Another change of stance on fee transparency