Reassessing the sector during Covid-19
A new beginning for Europe?
European economic data has been largely positive.
Going behind the 'three 15' selection model
'Important part of the industry'
Refinitiv monthly European fund flow report
One-on-one meetings with portfolio managers
Despite investor expectations to the contrary, 2019 proved to be a remarkable year for equity investors, with MSCI World's 28% annual return being the second highest in 30 years.
Tenpin, emerging markets and Alphabet
After some volatility during the summer, Q4 2019 added to the rising tide experienced by European equity markets since the dip in late 2018.
Three reasons why payments 'status quo' will not last
Oversubscribed tender offer
Europe has been shunned by global investors in the past few years for a number of reasons: profitability of European companies has lagged that of global counterparts; poor public finances have threatened the common currency and populist pressures have...
Value stocks present 'rich stream of alpha'
The European energy sector has underperformed the broader European market over the past three years by 3.4% on an annualised basis.
Ten-year distribution partnership
Europe takes record-breaking €104bn share
Europe faces several challenges, specifically German manufacturing, trade wars and Italian budgetary pressures.
Part of the June equity market rally was driven by growing investor expectation of a July rate cut in the US, which we believe is overdone.
After a spectacular rally that lifted all boats, equity markets have corrected heavily over the past month.
While macroeconomic concerns remain, the outlook for European equities is now more positive than a year ago.
Despite some emerging evidence that Europe's economic prospects may be stabilising, the direction of the region's equity markets remains determined by extraneous factors, notably the progress of ongoing US-China trade negotiations.
Latest IA figures reveal positive turn
Comment by Janet Mui