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...
Dose of fiscal stimulus highly likely
'Train is not going off the tracks'
Return of big banks and the end of austerity?
Review of monetary policy strategy
Bond markets price in prospect of a 25bps rate cut
Steady progress in growing per capita income
MPC voted by a majority of 7-2 to maintain rate in December
Which areas should investors pay attention to?
All eyes on the ECB
Glimmers of hope have recently begun to emerge for European equities.
Monetary policy 'could respond in either direction'
Could rise in 2021 and 2022
Unlearning what you think you know about budgets
Fiscal stimulus could be 'down to governments'
On cusp of 'radically new chapter'
The headwinds and tailwinds to look out for in 2020
With a General Election now called for 12 December, there is a chance that the acrimonious stalemate in Parliament over Brexit might soon be over and the UK will leave the EU by 31 January 2020.
It has been a strong showing for European equities in recent weeks, with the European Central Bank (ECB)'s policy action – and the rate cut in the US – all helping to lift shares higher.
What does Christine Lagarde, as ECB president, need to do to tackle Europe's stagnant growth? (Part II)
Second instalment of our special Big Question
What does Christine Lagarde, as ECB president, need to do to tackle Europe's stagnant growth? (Part I)
The Big Question on the central bank's newly appointed head
Top 10% hold 70% of overall US wealth
The major boost to global equity markets this year has been the 180-degree policy U-turn by the Federal Reserve, from tightening to loosening interest rates, and from quantitative tightening to the renewed provision of liquidity to financial markets....
Who will be the winners and the losers?