PARTNER INSIGHT: Jonathan Platt, Head of Fixed Income at Royal London Asset Management, discusses why in a low interest rate environment fixed income is still suitable as the 'defensive ballast' of a multi-asset portfolio
Eight-week high against US dollar
Global equity markets are closing in on the tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis.
McNeill joined in 2006
On back of plummeting currency
How have they performed this summer?
Targets 'the three Cs'
The UK macro landscape is anything but settled. As Brexit D-Day fast approaches and signs of any tangible progress yet to materialise, markets are gearing up for a prolonged period of uncertainty and confusion.
Focus on monetary policy not politics
Raised by 25 basis points to 0.75%
Argument against case for Thursday rate hike
91% chance of a rate rise
2 August meeting
Rate rises will be slower than predicted
HL investor confidence indexes
Overweight UK equities
Investment Conundrums: Fiera Capital's CIO François Bourdon on why the next decade will be make or break for eurozone
'Protectionist wave' big risk
Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd talks to Jim Leaviss, head of fixed interest for M&G's mutual fund range, about issues including bond liquidity, the impact of quantitative tightening and global trade wars.
Assessing impact of recent rate hike
Return of volatility