Five legitimate questions about diversification
A lot has been claimed for diversification: in particular, Nobel Prize winner Harry Markowitz’s badged it ‘the only free lunch in finance’, implying that it was, essentially, money for nothing.
3rd Nov 2020
Are we out of the woods yet?
The recovery in equity and fixed income markets over recent weeks has been surprisingly fast. But with market volatility continuing, how confident should investors be feeling?
13th Jul 2020
Volatile markets? Five reasons to take heart
It can be difficult to remember in the heat of a market sell-off, but even amid the grimmest times – war, plague, financial crisis – markets recover.
24th Jun 2020
The Week: Oil price shock: the implications
The pandemic has already disrupted equity and bond markets, but now its influence is spreading to commodities markets and notably to the price of oil. What are the implications of rock bottom oil pric...
23rd Apr 2020
The Week: As trade talks resume, how optimistic should we be about the prospects for a deal?
As trade talks resume, how optimistic should we be about the prospects for a deal?
9th Oct 2019
Investec | Defensive Returns - Drawdowns
As markets brace for continued volatility in 2019, a more defensive stance appears warranted. John Stopford and Jason Borbora discuss their approach to delivering defensive returns on the Investec Div...
10th Jan 2019
Fidelity International | Navigating the shifting sands in 2019
Eugene Philalithis is not forecasting a recession in 2019, but he is positioning for a more volatile year ahead. Hear where he believes it will be necessary to reduce risk and where pockets of value m...
18th Dec 2018
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.
11th Sep 2018
Invesco | Volatility – an unlikely friend
Stephen and Andrew consider how this quarter’s market developments have impacted their decision-making, including, reasons for continued volatility; global trade as a key driver of economic growth and...
27th Jul 2018
Invesco | The return of volatility unearthing opportunities in high yield
Thomas reflects on the high yield market within the setting of what he views as a relatively strong economic backdrop. Despite a choppy start to the year, he identifies the factors in place that have...
16th May 2018
Legal & General IM | Is volatility back?
Justin Onuekwusi, Fund Manager at Legal & General Investment Management talks about recent market fluctuations and whether investors should be worried.
Legal & General Investment Management
23rd Mar 2018
Schroders | 60 seconds with Craig Botham on China
Emerging Markets Economist, Craig Botham, talks about recent volatility in the Chinese market, what this means for the currency and how it could impact the world economy: - The year has started poorly...
14th Jan 2016
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