Global equity markets continued to advance in 2017, which led to record breaking flows into ETFs.
Automation seems to be increasingly creeping into every aspect of our live yet it is only at the beginning of its full integration. What is the 2018 outlook for automation?
Watch Ali Unwin discuss the ongoing success of Apple, why the extraordinary growth of the FAANGs mean their valuations are justified & what he expects to be the key tech themes in 2018.
At T. Rowe Price, we expect 2018 to mark the beginning of a new era in bond investing as central banks start to withdraw their quantitative easing, with some also set to hike interest rates. Bond investors will need to cast a wider net, with an emphasis...
At T. Rowe Price we believe equity valuations above historical averages in most developed markets do not necessarily mean that global equities are overvalued. Equity risk premiums in many markets still appear reasonable.
After all the exuberance of last year, investors may need to prepare themselves for a less eventful time in 2018. Lionel Melin, Lyxor's senior cross-asset strategist, gives his views for European equity
At T. Rowe Price, we believe the fundamental underpinnings for equities remain positive and should support continued gains. Nevertheless, you may wish to temper your clients' expectations, as returns may be more muted and markets more volatile.
Mike Riddell and the team at Allianz Global Investors are proud to announce the launch of their new Index-Linked Gilt Fund.
Since Mike Riddell and his team at Allianz Global Investors took over management of the Allianz Gilt Yield Fund in November 2015, the Fund now sits as the top performing FTSE All-Stocks gilt fund in the sector (data source: Morningstar).
Index-linked (also known as inflation-linked) gilts can play an important role within an investor's portfolio, and are a distinct asset class to conventional gilts.
At T.Rowe Price, we believe global emerging markets (EMs) continue to offer attractive investment opportunities even after a strong 2017. Many of these markets are enjoying ongoing progress of meaningful economic and political reforms, as well as improved...
At T.Rowe Price, we believe the global economy looks set to carry much of its recent momentum into 2018, although growth is likely to be slower than what we saw in mid-2017. Trends such as healthier government finances among the more indebted euro-area...
Barring a zombie apocalypse or a sudden spontaneous collapse in asset prices, the current Goldilocks environment of synchronized, above-trend global economic growth and low but gently rising inflation will likely persist in 2018.
At T. Rowe Price, we believe the European economy is enjoying strong fundamentals. Growth should continue in 2018, providing support for both equity and bond markets. But given lingering political risks, potentially tighter monetary policy and elevated...
With a total return of 23.1% in CHF and 13.1% in EUR buoyed by the euro's substantial appreciation against the dollar, BB Biotech delivered a strong performance in 2017 and will propose a record regular dividend of CHF 3.30 per share .
After an exuberant 2017 for the markets, can they rise further? Lyxor ETF shares five themes which could move markets in 2017.
It has become something of a cliché, but technology really is changing the way we live and work. On buses and trains, for example, half of the passengers are likely glued to smartphones or tablets
Bond market volatility & the equity implications
Martyn Jones explains how companies can help people achieve a better lifestyle through healthier eating and physical activity, while also potentially benefitting financially.
Why Winton applies a scientific approach to investment management
It can pay to be out of fashion. An investment in out of favour stocks can be emotionally hard and requires patience, but is usually the most rewarding. The allure of the latest market theme may appear to gratify a range of our emotions associated with...
The American economist Hyman Minsky once said that "stability is destabilising". Minsky's 'financial instability hypothesis', which we witnessed between 2007 and 2009, saw the collapse of the US housing and credit boom and, due to the subsequent policy...
Four Things You Should Know
Sentiment towards European equities has been on the rise of late. As the European economy continues to recover, investors have been buoyed by sustained earnings growth and a perceived reduction in political risk.