Oil price stability also key
Up 19.9% this year
Decision on Thursday
Global equities have delivered ample volatility, but very little return for investors so far this year.
Helped by the Federal Reserve
Five 'radical' changes
10-year Treasury yield passes 3%
Overseas investors returning
Growth optimism remains at low levels
Central bank concerns
35 years on
Strong monthly performance
Not acting as a safe haven
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.
First monthly drop since March
Policy response from last crisis still 'necessary'
Inflation pressures realised
Up against all major currencies
PIMCO's Sundstrom: It is the first time in my career where FX has had such a deep impact on asset selection
Underweight European equities
Chinese New Year celebrations have arrived, as we leave behind the Year of the Rooster and usher in the Year of the Dog. So what are the key investment themes to look out for in China in the coming year?
Held rates at 0.5%
10-year Treasury yields widened to 2.73%