Equity markets had a tough time in 2018. Value stocks were particularly hard hit and the style saw one of the longest periods of underperformance relative to growth in recent years.
UK equity worst asset class
When we look back at 2018, the market made several mistakes.
Uptick in investor sentiment
The past six months in European markets have been dominated by two factors: profit warnings in the more cyclical sectors and an aggressive derating of mid-cap growth stocks.
Weaker dollar and lower oil price could help investors
Buying opportunities in global stocks
During 2017, investors enjoyed several positive surprises.
Impact of recent market correction
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Concern over impact QE ending and low yields
Re-evaluating portfolios for H2 2018
Last Friday saw a number of China's A-shares included in MSCI's global and regional indices for the first time, writes Martin Gilbert, co-chief executive of Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Dan Carter, manager of the Jupiter Japan Income fund, argues that while Japan will no doubt be affected by a possible US-China trade war, the factors that make Japan an investment opportunity are largely disconnected to the actions of Donald Trump and...
Selling stocks with good earnings upgrades
Strong month for technology
Improving opportunities for women
S&P 500 and Dow Jones both down
'The best time to buy insurance is when you don't need it': Managers increase gold weightings as 'double hedge'
Longest streak of gains since 2011
Central bank policy a risk
Politics remains swing factor
We think there is scope for equities to keep climbing from here, and it is all down to the longevity of the business cycle, writes Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management.
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