Countdown to 31 October
Europe has been held down by lack of improvement in US-China trade tensions, despite continued expectations for approaching rate cuts from both the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve.
Europe's run of poor manufacturing and trade data continued in June.
Region's equities are providing route to emerging market growth
A look at the companies disrupting sectors
Perhaps surprisingly, Europe was the second best-performing regional stockmarket in the world in the first half of 2019.
Follows criticism from UK regulators
Set to take Jupiter European Opportunities trust with him
After a spectacular rally that lifted all boats, equity markets have corrected heavily over the past month.
Central bank's U-turn should be welcomed
Equity fund performance revealed
3 minutes with Mark Denham, Head of European Equities at Carmignac
The 'Europe is going Japanese' fear has driven a big re-rating and outperformance of growth stocks relative to value year to date.
Proposals for new 'mini-BOTs' mooted
While macroeconomic concerns remain, the outlook for European equities is now more positive than a year ago.
Greater issues at play in Europe
Despite some emerging evidence that Europe's economic prospects may be stabilising, the direction of the region's equity markets remains determined by extraneous factors, notably the progress of ongoing US-China trade negotiations.
Brexit and US-China tensions still to deal with
Preparing for a soft or hard exit
Which funds made the cut?
'Boring' investors pay off in the long run
Which countries will perform well?
Tory MP leads calls for remove 'unnecessary regulation'
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.