Rory Bateman

Head of UK & European Equities

2015

NOVEMBER

24NOV 2015

Markets

Outlook 2016: European Equities

At the time of writing, the MSCI Europe equity index has delivered a total return of around 10% this year and we believe investors should see further gains in 2016 given the continued earnings recovery in Europe.

OCTOBER

13OCT 2015

Markets

EuroView: Quarterly Market Insight - Q3 2015

In the first article of a regular series, Rory Bateman discusses key issues facing European equities, including the Chinese slowdown, Europe's economic prospects and the VW emissions scandal.

SEPTEMBER

08SEP 2015

Markets

European equities could provide haven amid global uncertainty

Financial markets markets have suffered extreme bouts of volatility, but we continue to believe European equities offer almost ‘safe haven’ status in a world of increasing economic uncertainty.

07SEP 2015

Markets

Schroders Live - Short-term volatility: long-term views

The latest Schroders Live event, hosted by FT Associate Editor Wolfgang Munchau, saw Rory Bateman, Johanna Kyrklund, Gareth Isaac and Matthew Dobbs discuss the recent economic shock in China and the impact of slower growth on the global economy.

JUNE

29JUN 2015

Markets

Schroders Quickview: Greece crisis to restrain European equities, but valuations should provide buffer

Volatility in markets is likely to continue for an extended period until the ramifications of a potential Greek exit from the euro are fully understood. QE and current valuations could provide some downside protection for European equities.

MAY

28MAY 2015

Markets

Markets: What’s in store for the rest of 2015 and beyond?

At our recent forum in Edinburgh, five leading Schroders fund managers and chief economist Keith Wade met to discuss the state of global markets and assess what lies ahead.

08MAY 2015

Markets

Schroders Quickview: UK election provides welcome stability for business

Unsurprisingly, the UK election result has been taken well by the UK equity market and in the short-term provides businesses with a stable political and legislative background in which to invest for the future.

JANUARY

22JAN 2015

Economics

Schroders Quickview: QE to provide welcome eurozone boost

As the European Central Bank joins the club by announcing its quantitative easing programme, Azad Zangana and Rory Bateman assess its potential economic and stockmarket impact.

16JAN 2015

Markets

Schroders Quickview: Swiss franc volatility reinforces focus on fundamentals

The Swiss National Bank's decision to abandon its euro currency peg has led to extreme volatility within European equities. Our response is to remain focused on the fundamentals.

2014

NOVEMBER

17NOV 2014

Markets

Outlook 2015: European equities

Monetary policy remains loose in Europe but governments could do more to boost demand. Meanwhile, the weaker euro and stronger banking sector should help support European equities in the coming year.