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
Last night a series of votes took place in the UK House of Commons. The purpose of the votes was to establish a potential way forward for the Brexit negotiations that could command the support of a majority of members of Parliament (MPs).
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.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Historically, an inverted yield curve has been a useful indicator of recessions. However, quantitative easing may have distorted that signal.
The theory of negative interest rates is straightforward, but the practice is not. What do negative rates mean for savers?
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
European Central Bank meeting: Quantitative easing is coming to an end but low rates likely to persist
Today the European Central Bank (ECB), at its final monetary policy meeting of the year, confirmed that it will cease net asset purchases at the end of this year, in line with its previous guidance.
Brexit: EU & UK reach divorce terms