Schroders | European Alpha Focus Q2 2019 Update
Fund managers James Sym and James Rutland reflect on the second quarter of 2019 including the continued story of growth vs. value and how their portfolios focus more on value and cyclical exposure.
14th Aug 2019
US market review: Hopes of a trade deal
US equity markets rose during February as investor sentiment was buoyed by hopes that the US and China will finally manage to reach agreement on their long-running trade dispute.
6th Mar 2019
UK bond market review: Brexit “fog”
The possibility that Brexit might be delayed beyond its 29 March deadline drove sterling to its highest level against the euro for almost two years during February.
Global update: The eleventh hour...
With Brexit still unresolved and the clock counting down to the 29 March deadline, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that a second “meaningful vote” on her Brexit deal will be held by 12 March.
Asian Japan markets review: Trade deal hopes boost sentiment
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Index reached its highest level since mid-December during February, boosted by US President Donald Trump’s decision to delay tariff increases on imports from China.
Asian Japan markets review: Subdued outlook for inflation
The outlook for Japan’s key export market appears clouded, dampened by the ongoing trade conflict between the US and China.
25th Feb 2019
Emerging markets review: Trade conflicts pose a risk to growth
After a strong December, emerging markets generated a more muted performance in January. Nevertheless, emerging economies are expected to continue to drive global growth. However, one of the principal...
Europe market review: Headwinds to European growth
Although European stock markets generally rallied in January after December’s sharp falls, investor sentiment was blunted by further signs of economic slowdown. European Central Bank President Mario D...
UK bond market review: May heads back to Brussels
With no sign of a resolution to Brexit, gilt yields seesawed in January. As expected, Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get her Brexit deal through the House of Commons, and ended the month with no...
UK equity market review: Another throw of the dice
January ended without any resolution to the question of Brexit. With only two months left before the deadline of 29 March, investors faced up to the possibility of no deal. Following votes on a range...
Market briefings looking back at January
A selection of articles, written by our expert investment writers, covering the markets looking back through January.
4th Feb 2019
The Week: Reasons to be cheerful 2019
2018 hasn’t been a classic year in markets, here are a number of reasons why investors can look forward to 2019 with more enthusiasm.
20th Dec 2018
Fidelity International | Looking globally in 2019
Jeremy Podger, Portfolio Manager of Fidelity Global Special Situations Fund explains why 2019 has the potential to be a good year for equities. Against a backdrop of volatility, he outlines the pocket...
12th Dec 2018
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