As has been reported many times, this business cycle has continued for a long time.
In 2018, the world economy entered unfamiliar territory.
Markets have been far more volatile this year than last, taking fright at trade wars, the Italian budget, and the rout of the Turkish lira, for example. Yet most of the volatility has been in equity markets, while corporate bonds have provided a relatively...
Asian stockmarkets have had a tough year, culminating in October as trade tensions, a strong US dollar, rising bond yields and weaker Chinese macro data combined to send share prices sharply lower.
Brazilian election means less political uncertainty
Experienced record equity markets
Argentina and Turkey risks
US small-cap funds among top ten
Growing cost for European investors
'Prepare to go off the beaten track'
Oil price stability also key
US dollar also spiked
Moscow's relation with Beijing in focus
FTSE 100 was up for the month
Broke through 7,800 points
Volatility is a healthy development
Potential US dollar impact examined
First meeting for Powell
First monthly drop since March
'Do not rush in with eyes wide shut'
'More consistent upward move euro has seen in years'
Fearful of effect on US economy
Interesting times for investors
Concerns about delays to promised tax cuts