Snapshot: Leading indicators suggest further weakness to come, but European risk assets are already priced for recession.
As stock markets fell in October, bond yields rose – bucking a long term trend. This has significant implications for how investors look at diversification.
The Chancellor hands out short-term Halloween treats for government departments, but the spectre of Brexit still looms large.
There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.