Global macroeconomic indicators have undoubtedly become softer, as the US nears full employment and Europe's manufacturing sector continues to suffer from the effects of weaker trade with China.
Initial FOC of 0.6%
Fears of a full-blown trade war and slowing economic growth appear at odds with the progress being made by companies around the world.
'Markets will need to get used to this'
Going against the grain
Equity markets are being driven by the fact that bond yields have collapsed.
Emerging markets are set to experience further turbulence over the coming months, in large part because of the escalating trade war between the US and China. What are the likely next steps and how can investors mitigate the effects?
Despite broadly negative market sentiment
Experts fear 'tit-for-tat tariffs' could spark financial slump
Fund selection in focus
Follows UK investors' heavy weighting towards UK assets
Political risks front and centre of economist's speech
Having spoken to numerous market participants, we discern a number of areas of current concern.
'Three-letter debt instruments' attractive diversifiers
Launched in April
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
Industry Voice: Fidelity's Dan Roberts examines the hidden risks in relying on 'adjusted earnings', arguing that they should not be taken at face value. Dan explains how management teams can sometimes use adjustments to flatter financial performance and...
Investors are often drawn toward the 'next big thing' and the allure of rapid growth that comes along with it.
Preparing for the worst despite upbeat sentiment
Highlights of group's 2019 Analyst Survey
Third fund in the range
Led by James Dow and Toby Ross
Current affairs, not debt, could be the main trigger
At the start of 2019 there were three main reasons to be bearish.