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When we look back at 2018, the market made several mistakes.
Managers voice concerns over lack of clarity
Trade truce stalling tactic not peace pact
Caught between the growth potential of emerging economies and US tech, and the relative comfort of the UK domestic market, European equities are often overlooked by UK investors.
Converting £1.9bn European Special Sits fund
'No confidence win changes little': Managers warn markets will remain 'skittish' despite May's victory
Sterling and FTSE 100 rallied on Wednesday
WTI fell 7% on Tuesday
Markets rose following result
Race against time before UK-EU deadline
Spat does little to calm nerves
Let us be clear: banks remain a big contrarian trade for European investors, even more so than autos.
Tit-for-tat rhetoric doing little to ease tensions within bloc
Four potential outcomes
'Three cycles are colliding'
Five major economies
Half of fund matures within three years
Possible outcomes examined
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.
European credit markets were hit this year by the rise in global trade tensions, a sudden spark in equity volatility and further political risks in Europe, mainly Italy.