New regime begins in December 2019
Next year's general election set to dominate market discussion
Limited enthusiasm for May's deal
Reporting a landmark year
In 2018, the world economy entered unfamiliar territory.
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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?
Implemented minimum criteria
Responding to public register data
Partner Insight: Gavin Launder, Lead Fund Manager of the Legal & General Growth Trust, on the four characteristics of a growth stock and how he identifies a mispriced equity
INDUSTRY VOICE: Investors face many challenges throughout their investment journey, especially when investing in foreign markets. Red tape, bureaucracy, a lack of verifiable information - these are just some of the hurdles along the way.
Using ETFs to invest responsibly is far more efficient than many investors think, according to iShares' Joe Parkin and Pollyanna Harper, despite some industry concerns ESG investing is too subjective for an index-based product.
For investors in US equities, October was a painful month. But at least we did not suffer alone - it was a brutal month for almost every asset class. Amid fear and panic selling, only gold posted a meaningfully positive return.
The European economy has proved a major disappointment this year. Investors started 2018 full of optimism.
Emerging markets have endured a turbulent few months, with a sell-off in a string of economies stretching from Latin America to Asia sparking fears of global contagion.
I cannot count the times I have burnt my fingers investing in oil stocks in the last ten years. Ever since oil started its decline from $150/bbl to less than $30/bbl and back to $75/bbl, there have been multiple tactical rallies that disappeared as fast...
M&G has launched a fund investing in sustainable companies globally that are deemed to have a positive societal and environmental impact while providing attractive returns for shareholders.
Previously worked at Polar Capital
Recently published research from Credit Suisse concluded family-owned companies provide superior growth and returns. As managers of the British Empire Trust, which has over a third of its NAV invested in family-backed holding companies across Europe,...
It has been a difficult year for global equities, with volatility caused by factors such as concern about trade wars leaving many of the world's stock markets in retreat.