Emerging market equities are inherently volatile. But investors shouldn’t be deterred. If investors have a long time horizon, the emerging markets are expected to pay returns well in excess of developed market equities.
Like summers, economic expansions do not last forever. The US recovery is now the second longest on record. There is nothing to suggest it will end in the near future, so the broad prognosis for risk assets remains good. But we know that—like weather fore
The US recovery is now the longest on record. Nobody knows exactly how much longer this expansion will last.
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.
Seeking income in a low rate environment has seen investors search for yield in riskier assets. While the risk associated with higher yielding investments can’t be eliminated, we look at three ways in which that risk can be reduced.
THE INVESTMENT OUTLOOK FOR 2019: MID-YEAR UPDATE
The investment landscape is changing as savers and governments place greater scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In this piece we highlight the driving forces and discuss the ways in which investors can include ESG factors
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Updated each quarter, this piece explores key themes from our Guide to the Markets, providing timely economic and investment insights.
Mario Draghi reacted to the increased economic risks to the economic outlook with a bold package of monetary easing measures.