US market review: No resolution to the trade conflict
US share prices were boosted during November by hopes that the US and China might find a resolution to their protracted trade conflict.
20th Dec 2019
UK equity market review: Election dominates sentiment
November in the UK was largely taken up by the impending General Election. Having dominated the headlines for many months, Brexit relinquished the spotlight as the different parties’ manifestos focuse...
UK bond market review: Politics drives gilts in November
UK government bonds experienced a choppy November as General Election campaigning got under way.
Europe market review: Germany avoids recession
The eurozone’s economy almost stalled during November, according to IHS Markit, which reported the lowest level of activity for two months.
Asia Japan market review: Retail sales plummet in Japan
During November, Japan’s government came under intensifying pressure to support the country’s economy by boosting fiscal spending.
Market briefings looking back at November
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through November.
Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR)
The FCA has extended the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to all solo-regulated firms from 9 December 2019. All senior managers will need to be approved. Fidelity FundsNetwork discusse...
19th Dec 2019
The Week: Back to the races? The Conservative election victory
Markets celebrated the Conservative victory, but have they been premature?
18th Dec 2019
M&G Investments | Investment outlook: What awaits us in 2020?
M&G fund managers Stefan Isaacs, Tristan Hanson and Michael Bourke discuss where they see challenges and opportunities for investors in the New Year.
17th Dec 2019
First State Greater China Growth: Square Mile Talking Factsheet
We believe this is an attractive long-term option for investors seeking exposure to the Greater China region.
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12th Dec 2019
First State Asia Focus: Square Mile Talking Factsheet
This is an attractive long-term option for investors seeking exposure to the Asian region.
The Week: Better times for the UK market?
With the election looming, the UK markets appear to be pricing in a Conservative victory and fund managers are increasingly optimistic, but is there enthusiasm misplaced?
11th Dec 2019
Business challenges facing financial advisers
FundsNetwork commissioned research to find out what the biggest business challenges advisers are facing.
11th Dec 2019
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Global update: Brexit takes a back seat
Although politics continued to dominate newsflow and sentiment in the UK during November, Brexit was superseded by the General Election as the focal point.
10th Dec 2019
Pension transfer advice
In our compliance section FundsNetwork provide summaries of the FCA rules and guidance on issues such as pension transfers.
10th Dec 2019
Fidelity International | Selectivity remains key in 2020
Jeremy Podger, Fidelity Global Special Situations Fund portfolio manager, believes 2020 has the potential to be a good year for equities, supported by a pick-up in earnings growth and accommodative po...
9th Dec 2019
Romain Boscher, Global CIO Equities, looks past the political noise and focuses on what matters most for equity investors - earnings growth. After a lacklustre 2019, he discusses why 2020 could see a...
2020 outlook – hidden in plain sight
Despite investors facing multiple headwinds, equity markets have remained relatively resilient. This month’s video looks at what characterised the landscape in 2019, as well as what could influence ma...
9th Dec 2019
Bull or bear in 2020?
Yields on traditional income-generating assets are very low and many investors have moved up the risk spectrum to earn higher yields. But looking to the year ahead, Eugene Philalithis explains why the...
Fidelity International | Bull or bear in 2020?
Looking to 2020, Eugene Philalithis explains why Fidelity’s Multi Asset Income team remain focused on the fundamentals of income investing, with an acute focus on balancing risk and reward.
Fidelity International | 2019: A tough act to follow
After a remarkable set of total returns in 2019, how should credit investors frame their expectations for 2020? Peter Khan, manager of the Fidelity Extra Income & Global High Yield Funds highlights th...
Against an ever-changing macro backdrop, we believe that a synchronised wave of dovish central bank policy and confident consumers should be enough to prevent a global recession - for now. The earning...
The Week: Risk on: 2019 was a bumper year
Against expectations, 2019 has proved a year in which it was tough not to make money. The rising tide of central bank policy floated all boats.
4th Dec 2019
We offer a range of solutions to complement your own products and services. Whether your clients need more income, are concerned about their tax liabilities or are thinking about retirement, we provid...
4th Dec 2019
Having spent much of 2019 worrying about the very real possibility of a global recession, investors are heading into the holiday period feeling slightly more relaxed about the outlook for next year. I...
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