No V-shaped recovery
Legg Mason's head of wealth management distribution O'Donnell leaves following Franklin Templeton buyout
Worked at Legg Mason for 13 years
W- or U-shaped recovery predicted
Hedged and unhedged share classes
Integrate carbon emissions from entire value chain of companies
Replicating MSCI ESG indices
2019 was marked by US dollar appreciation
QE to restart on 1 November
Most fixed income has performed well in 2019 aided by the change in outlook from many central banks around the world and the gross redemption yield (GRY) on many bonds have fallen to very low or negative levels.
Questions over further quantitative easing rollout
If you had not been paying attention to financial markets for quite a few years and then – from this position of naivety – had looked at the eurozone, your likely conclusion would be that the region's equity bourses were offering tremendous value.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson must "raise his game from sloganeering"
Perhaps surprisingly, Europe was the second best-performing regional stockmarket in the world in the first half of 2019.
In times of uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, corporate bonds with an investment grade rating are commonly considered as the new safe havens.
The one trade to watch out for
Proposals for new 'mini-BOTs' mooted
While macroeconomic concerns remain, the outlook for European equities is now more positive than a year ago.
EU to open an Excessive Deficit Procedure for Italy
Almost a decade on from the sovereign debt crisis, we explore whether the euro zone's peripheral economies have materially improved or old vulnerabilities will again become apparent as growth slows.
Which countries will perform well?
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
The European Central Bank (ECB) has been much more dovish this year as macroeconomic conditions in the eurozone have quickly deteriorated.
Equity markets everywhere look 'reasonably placed'
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