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Bear markets more common than investors think
Geopolitical risk still an issue
Nicolas Pictet to step down in September
If we have learned one thing in more than 30 years of investing in continental Europe it is that it is much more important to be invested in the right companies rather than trying to make top-down calls.
Corporates positioned for hardest of Brexits
European companies to pay record amounts
Challenging times as QE era comes to an end
Caught between the growth potential of emerging economies and US tech, and the relative comfort of the UK domestic market, European equities are often overlooked by UK investors.
Possible options before 29 March
Bond funds severely affected
The past six months in European markets have been dominated by two factors: profit warnings in the more cyclical sectors and an aggressive derating of mid-cap growth stocks.
Top foreign sectors to look out for over the year
'Can-kicking, bare bones agreement'
New regime begins in December 2019
With the European Central Bank set to stop new quantitative easing at the end of 2018 and market chatter about an interest rate increase in 2019, have prospects for the spluttering European economy and financial markets taken a turn for the worse?
The European economy has proved a major disappointment this year. Investors started 2018 full of optimism.
Many investors spend their time trying to find the next disruptor, the next Uber or Netflix. Identifying the 'Next Big Thing' can make for a very profitable investment, as those companies have shown. However, predictions can more often be wrong than right....
Outperformers of last five years likely to struggle
FTSE 100 down 1.4%
'Diminishing regulatory barriers'