Schroders | What next for European equities after a volatile 2018?
James Sym, Fund Manager, provides a review of European markets in 2018, an outlook for 2019 and explains how the portfolio will be positioned to benefit from the environment.
16th Jan 2019
UK equity income market review: Brexit hangs in the balance
UK share prices fell during November as months of Brexit negotiation between the UK and the EU finally culminated in an agreed deal.
7th Dec 2018
UK bond market review: Brexit: decision time
UK government bonds and the pound remained hostages to Brexit in November as the UK finally agreed a Brexit deal with the EU.
Global update: Deal or no deal … or no Brexit at all?
Months of Brexit speculation and uncertainty came to a head in November as the UK and the EU finally succeeded in reaching a Brexit deal.
Global bond market review: Brexit sentiment drives European bond yields
European government bond yields rose sharply in November on the news that the UK and EU had finally managed to thrash out a Brexit deal.
Europe market review: Italy remains defiant
Brexit moved closer to a resolution during November as the EU and UK reached agreement on a deal; however, there are considerable doubts whether the deal will be ratified by the UK Parliament.
Market briefings looking back at November
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers, covering the markets looking back through November.
Market briefings looking back through October
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through October.
13th Nov 2018
US market review: US equities plummet in October
Financial markets experienced a volatile October and the S&P 500 Index experienced one of its worst Octobers since 1928 as investors became increasingly concerned about the outlook for global economic...
9th Nov 2018
UK equity income market review: Record Q3 for UK dividends
Concerns about Brexit, global economic growth, geopolitical issues and monetary tightening undermined investors’ confidence during October and share prices generally fell.
Global bond market review: A choppy month for bond investors
A turbulent October sent investors scrambling for the perceived safety of “haven” assets such as the Japanese yen, US Treasury bonds, and gold.
UK equity market review: A Brexit deal remains elusive
UK share prices fell sharply during October as investors became increasingly rattled by a combination of factors, including concerns over global growth and worries over Brexit.
UK bond market review: Gilt yields tumble in October
Turmoil in global financial markets and sharp losses in equity markets drove up demand for gilts during October, leading to a decline in gilt yields.
The Week: Why was the budget so boring?
The 2018 Budget was boring, even by the standard of recent budgets, but the constraints of Brexit make it difficult to implement any radical ideas
1st Nov 2018
Market briefings looking back at July
A selection of articles written by our expert investment writers, covering the markets looking back through July.
9th Aug 2018
Market briefings looking back at May
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through May.
11th Jun 2018
Europe market review: Europe reacts to a possible trade war
European markets were rattled during March over the prospect of a possible trade war with the US following President Donald Trump’s decision to impose a 25% levy on steel imports and a 10% levy on alu...
17th Apr 2018
UK share prices knocked by trade war concerns
In common with other major equity markets around the world, UK share prices declined during March.
Global bond market review: High demand for safe-haven assets
Government bond prices generally rose in March as investors faced the possibility of a trade war.
Emerging markets review: Looming trade war knocks sentiment
China’s relationship with the US deteriorated during March following President Donald Trump’s decision to impose a series of new tariffs intended to safeguard US interests.
Market briefings looking back at March
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers that cover the markets looking back through March.
5th Apr 2018
US market review: Trump threatens trade war
March was a controversial month for the US as President Donald Trump implemented a range of measures designed to protect America’s interests
UK equity market review: Progress on Brexit transition agreement
UK share prices generally fell during March amid expectations of tightening monetary policy and concerns over rising US protectionism.
UK bond market review: Concerns over gilt supplies
UK gilt yields fell over March as a whole amid concerns over future supply as the DMO announced it would reduce gilt issuance in 2018/19 to its lowest level since 2007/2008.
Schroders | European Alpha Income and European Alpha Plus funds (February 2018)
James Sym, Fund Manager, provides an overview of European markets over the month and shares his new investment themes for 2018.
19th Mar 2018
Market briefings looking back at January
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers and cover the markets looking back through January.
14th Feb 2018
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