The Japanese equity market has seen net outflows in the past 12 months, with concerns over global growth and the trade war weighing on investor sentiment in the region.
Principal among investors' fears has been the outlook for China, Japan's second largest trade partner after the US, where growth has been slowing at a faster rate than other major economies. Moreover,...
In an environment where no region presents an obvious opportunity from a valuation perspective in 2019, Japan offers investors the best chance to at least get access to a major market at something of a discount.
The long-term attraction of the UK smaller companies market is beyond doubt.
Given the constant focus on what might cause equities to fall and whether now is the right time to invest, it is helpful to remember equities as an asset class have historically been more likely to deliver positive returns in any given 12-month period...
We are seeing a new bout of deterioration in fundamentals, with earnings revisions worsening and PMIs back on a declining path across emerging markets (EM).
The UK remains a global leader in the provision of higher education, with some of the highest ranking universities in the world.