Sell-off in bond market following US Election result
The most overused phrase this year: 'the market hates uncertainty'
Also boosted by Trump's spending plans
Faced criticism during US President-elect's campaign
For the first time in many years, central banks' mettle is about to be tested. This will happen most obviously in the US and UK but also in the eurozone.
US govt likely to be supportive of biomedical research
In a year of political surprises, Donald Trump has succeeded in delivering the greatest of them all by winning the US Presidential Election on the back of a Republican sweep, writes Nicolas Janvier, co-manager of the Threadneedle American Smaller Companies...
Also linked to US treasury secretary role
Anton Eser also promoted to CIO
Plenty of scope for political surprises
Could benefit oil and gold
Tightly fought campaign
Housing remains one of the brighter spots for the US economy. After enduring four years of depression, the housing industry began to recover in 2012 and now seems more like a tailwind than a headwind.
May be time to take profits
First time strategy available to UK
Not for the faint of heart
SEC concerned about ETFs contributing to volatility
GDP growth has been sluggish, so there has been a premium for companies that have improved margins in the US, expanded their business, spun off non-performing assets or segments, cut costs, etc, while still operating at a high level.
Mixed economic data from the US this year, as well as increased global risks, has led to a deferral in this year's much awaited interest rate rise, writes Fatima Luis, a portfolio manager and analyst at Mirabaud Asset Management.
Martin Flood, manager of the Lazard US Equity Concentrated fund, on why he believes US consumers can continue to drive economic growth as middle class fortunes improve.
Concerned about rise of populism
AIC Global and Global Equity Income sectors
Biggest outflows in a year