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Market briefings looking back at August

These of articles have been written by our expert investment writers and cover the markets looking back through August.

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As the China/US trade war escalates, what will bring it to an end?

The US/China trade war accelerated again this week. China retaliated with a further $60bn of tariffs on US goods, following Donald Trump’s announcement of a further $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods

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Video: Kung-Fu and swimming with sharks

To deliver better outcomes for clients, Fidelity Multi Asset draws on the team’s length and breadth of experience with a focus on fundamental research. Individuals with very diverse backgrounds work together with a clear philosophy and process to provide a range of client solutions. Learn more about the team than you thought possible in this short video.

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The pace of change

A messy week in the retail sector should remind investors that structural change is a prolonged and difficult process.

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Video: Emerging markets: Will dollar strength derail the recovery?

Ewan Thompson explains why dollar strength is an important indicator for emerging markets, which have weathered the recent volatility well.

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What does good diversification look like?

Diversification used to be easy. Investors just had to mix equities and bonds. Not so today, as the influence of passive funds and monetary policy weighs on markets. 

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S&P 500 achieves its longest-ever bull run

The S&P 500 Index achieved its longest bull market in history, superseding the previous record of 3,452 days that was set during the technology boom of the early noughties. The US reached a new agreement with Mexico on Nafta, but negotiations with Canada remained unresolved.

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Consumer confidence dips in Europe

Share prices dipped across European markets at the end of August following the news that consumer confidence in the eurozone had posted a sharp drop. 

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A tough month for emerging markets

Emerging markets generally fell during August, undermined by an increasingly hawkish US central bank, a strengthening US dollar and unease over escalating trade tensions. The Turkish lira plunged against the US dollar and, as the relationship between Turkey and the US continued to deteriorate, President Trump doubled US tariffs on imports of Turkish steel and aluminium.

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A new Prime Minister for Australia

The share prices of larger companies performed better than their medium-sized counterparts during August. Over the month as a whole, the Nikkei 225 Index rose by 1.4%, while the Topix Index and the TSE Second Section Index fell by 1% and 1.4% respectively. In Australia, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted as Prime Minister and replaced by Scott Morrison following a vote of no confidence.

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