Aims to avoid ‘another Global Financial Crisis’
Fears over aggressive rate hikes
Investment Conundrums: Sarasin's Monson on 'blue sky ahead but possibility of short-sharp storms in between'
Shocks could be caused by end of QE, global debt or populism
Barring a zombie apocalypse or a sudden spontaneous collapse in asset prices, the current Goldilocks environment of synchronized, above-trend global economic growth and low but gently rising inflation will likely persist in 2018.
Stockmarket is more concentrated
Investec and Incisive support Pedal the Pond initiative to raise young people's mental health awareness
Four young men crossing the Atlantic in a pedalo
Fund ended the year up 26%
Focus on politics and technology
Investors bullish on Trump tax bill
The old saying "markets like to climb a wall of worry" proved spot on in 2017, writes Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell.
Inflation should start falling back to target early 2018
Tencent topples Apple, petro-yuans & Bitcoin crashes: Saxo Bank's ten Outrageous Predictions for 2018
Gallery of contrarian forecasts
Markets driven by sentiment rather than fundamentals
The American economist Hyman Minsky once said that "stability is destabilising". Minsky's 'financial instability hypothesis', which we witnessed between 2007 and 2009, saw the collapse of the US housing and credit boom and, due to the subsequent policy...
From Japanese equities to corporate bonds
The industry has been gripped by fears of an impending market correction for some time now and debating what could cause a pullback, but talk may have been premature as global equity markets continue to hit fresh record highs into the latter stages of...
Global markets in eight minutes: Four equity managers on the big opportunities and risks heading into 2018
Fund managers reveal the areas where they are boosting exposure and their big concerns for world markets in the year ahead.
In his outlook for 2018, Didier Saint-Georges, managing director at Carmignac, explains why investors should invest in gold as most other assets have the potential to be highly correlated if and when a market correction happens.
Globalisation has come a long way fast, and many of the factors driving local inflation are now global in nature. But where will they go from here?
Very similar environment to dotcom bubble
Strong earnings in tech