Today the Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee met, and voted by a majority of 7-2 to keep the policy interest rate at 0.75%.
We believe the Brexit negotiations will conclude with a relatively “soft” Brexit. But, as current media headlines show, there are still a number of compromises that need to be made on both sides to seal the deal.
Mario Draghi reacted to the increased economic risks to the economic outlook with a bold package of monetary easing measures.
The times when investors were able to enjoy a quiet summer seem to be over. August was a volatile month for financial markets, with the VIX averaging 19, compared to 13 in July.
Why J.P. Morgan Asset Management uses weighted average carbon intensity in its fund reporting
After a strong first quarter, risk assets continued their rally in April.
This is close to being the longest economic expansion on record. Nobody knows exactly when it will end, so it’s worth considering what investments could rise in value when equities and other risk assets fall during the next downturn.