Net fund sales plummeted £41.3bn to £7.2bn in 2018 on the back of a "perfect storm of uncertainty", according to the latest figures from the Investment Association (IA).
Following a bumper 2017, which saw net retail sales of £48.5bn and "unprecedented" record monthly net sales, inflows were reduced in 2018 as Brexit, US-China trade tensions, the declining Turkish Lira...
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Debt has become the opioid crisis of the global economy.
Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.