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
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.
Investment Outlook 2018
There has been significant progress in the Brexit negotiations in the last 48 hours. A withdrawal deal has been agreed between the UK and European Union (EU).
While no deal is not the most likely scenario in our view, the risks are rising. The UK outlook is binary. A Brexit deal could see sterling bounce to 1.40 against the dollar, but no deal on 31 October could see a further slump to 1.10.
Brexit: EU & UK reach divorce terms
THE INVESTMENT OUTLOOK FOR 2019: MID-YEAR UPDATE
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).