Governments around the world are performing a juggling act: trying to meet the demands for more government spending; keeping their taxes competitive, and avoiding their public debts spiralling out of control.
Focus on relations between Pyongyang and the world
PARTNER INSIGHT: Bruno Paulson discusses the Morgan Stanley Global Brands Equity Income Fund
PARTNER INSIGHT: Bruno Paulson discusses the Morgan Stanley Global Brands Equity Income Fund, its high quality bias, and what distinguishes them from most income managers.
Brent crude to remain range bound
Global version of UK special sits fund
High conviction views
Shift in mood needs to be noticed
PARTNER INSIGHT: Bruno Paulson, who runs Morgan Stanley's Global Brands Equity Income Fund, admits to feeling "distinctly nervous" about markets but suggests there are signs of "global economic improvement."
Favourable macro backdrop
The global financial crisis, and the related policy response, is drawing to a close. We are currently enjoying a short period of synchronised global growth and improving trade.
President proposed tariffs on steel
Fee transparency 'not enough'
Willem Verhagen, senior economist - multi-asset, at NN Investment Partners, discusses the causes and costs of protectionism, and the implications of a trade conflict between the US and China.
US 70% responsible for current rates
Policy response from last crisis still 'necessary'
Investment Conundrums: Heartwood's Graham Bishop on recessionary warning signs and 'boiling frog' syndrome
Predicts US leading downturn in late 2019
Ranking of best developed locations
Issue of 'self-doubt' and over-valued bonds
Japanese equities fall
Time to put cash to work?
Train, Findlay and Lawson among the names
Asian stockmarkets also down