What does Christine Lagarde, as ECB president, need to do to tackle Europe's stagnant growth? (Part I)
The Big Question on the central bank's newly appointed head
Brooks announces £30m placing to finance deal
Investors have piled into bonds such that more than $15trn worth are now negative yielding if held to maturity – a new record.
Risk assets 'can provide positive returns'
Selling stocks with good earnings upgrades
Fund buyers have said they are increasingly turning towards more specialist funds as they seek alternative sources of yield and/or uncorrelated returns in anticipation of more rocky markets in 2018.
Political issues remain