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
The US recovery is now the longest on record. Nobody knows exactly how much longer this expansion will last.
The theory of negative interest rates is straightforward, but the practice is not. What do negative rates mean for savers?
Optimism faded following an agreement in principle for a “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China as details of the agreement underwhelmed market participants.
Markets are increasingly nervous about the impact of the trade war on US corporate earnings and business investment.
After a volatile December driven by concerns of rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth, and geopolitical tensions, markets have bounced back.
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As we expected, MSCI has now formally decided to include China A-shares in its benchmark indices following its latest Market Classification Review, marking an important milestone for China’s international markets.
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.
As expected, the FOMC voted to maintain the federal funds rate at a range of 1.00% to 1.25% at the November meeting, citing “realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation” as the driving forces behind today's decision.