The current bull market in US equities began in March 2009. The decade that followed has seen US equities rally by 300%. The early years were dominated by concerns about fiscal and monetary policy on the one hand, and the sub-par growth on the other....
Trade body flags mitigating factors
In times of uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, corporate bonds with an investment grade rating are commonly considered as the new safe havens.
At one end of the spectrum, investors are crowding into popular stocks in sectors such as consumer staples, business services and engineering, pushing their valuations to ever higher levels.
Maintaining one's conviction, and indeed discipline, is an important trait for any investment manager/team. Being prepared to change equally so.
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Leigh Himsworth, portfolio manager of the Fidelity UK Opportunities Fund, explains it is no coincidence that moments of political change in history have brought with them new economic thinking. With populism on the rise in Europe, Brexit still rumbling...
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Good governance of multi-asset portfolios is increasingly important. However, the complexity of the process is increasing. Ciaran Mulligan, Head of Investment Manager Oversight at M&GPrudential Treasury and Investment Office, shares his views on how quantitative...
Aviva Investors’ Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist Michael Grady gives a summary of their outlook for global economies and markets.
Markets have enjoyed a strong start to 2019, with the MSCI World index up over 16% in the first half.
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MiFID II, SMCR and beyond
Governance reforms set to yield positive long-term returns
Launches review into liquidity
Political uncertainty causing concerns
Level of exposure poses risk to financial stability
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Working on equity and balanced funds
Customers can switch from Hargreaves Lansdown
Manager seeing investment opportunities