Europe has been held down by lack of improvement in US-China trade tensions, despite continued expectations for approaching rate cuts from both the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve.
Trade tensions with US dragging growth
Global economic cycle is among the longest in history
Technology and politics among key themes
'Markets will need to get used to this'
Political and structural changes abound
Growing interest in ESG investing
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
Investors should lower exposure to Europe
Brexit and currency weakness key factors
Trade relations could impact the world for years
The most significant consideration for all investors in the US is the actions of its Federal Reserve.
Political uncertainty driving up purchases
Glimpses of sunshine amid stormy market
Geopolitical risk still an issue
UK equity worst asset class
Worst quarter in several years in Q4
How are companies weathering trade war storms?
Sterling fell by as much as 0.7%
QT a big risk
'Purpose is not a mere tagline or marketing campaign'
Levies suspended - but how long will US-China detente last?