Equities

08JUN 2018

Markets

Where next for precious metals?

The outlook for gold and silver, and for the companies producing them, was in the spotlight at the recent Zurich Gold Fair. Here’s what we learned.

06JUN 2018

Markets

Monthly markets review - May 2018

A look back at markets in May when global equities advanced but political risks re-emerged in Europe.

05JUN 2018

Markets

The market stories of May: our charts of the month

May was an eventful month in financial markets. We chart our way around key developments that matter to investors

04JUN 2018

Markets

Why Italian politics matters for eurozone banks

Capital strength, margins and the prospects for banking union are among the many issues that may be affected by recent political developments.

MAY

29MAY 2018

Watch/Listen

How will climate change impact your investments?

Climate change is no longer something to think about for the future, it is something for investors to consider right now.

25MAY 2018

Markets

Uber is not killing car ownership (yet)

In five years, Uber has grown from techie trouble-maker to a global ride hailing giant. But our obsession with owning cars remains as strong as ever.

22MAY 2018

Markets

Why the oil & gas sector is energising investors

The recent rise in oil prices is not the only reason why the sector looks attractive.

15MAY 2018

Markets

Why supposedly "safe" sectors may be nothing of the sort

Many investors are attracted to the perceived stability of certain sectors. But safety stems from the price you pay, not the underlying dynamics of the businesses you buy.

11MAY 2018

Markets

Bumps in the road for electric vehicles but long-term drivers intact

The long-term prospects for electric vehicle (EV) growth remain undimmed, but global EV adoption is unlikely to occur in straight lines.

11MAY 2018

Markets

How fintech is transforming the consumer experience

With fintech start-ups all the rage, we look at how these companies are disrupting the status quo of the payment and lending industry, and how we think the banks will react.