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07JUL 2017

Global Market Perspective

Global Market Perspective Q3 2017

In the latest economic and asset allocation views covering Q3 2017 we ask if investors have become complacent, review mid-year markets and look at the historical market impact of presidential impeachments.

04JUL 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Global liquidity and emerging markets

Emerging markets have benefited from an extremely accommodative environment but global liquidity conditions are becoming less easy than they used to be. We look at where the vulnerabilities may lie.

03JUL 2017

Markets

Seven charts that caught our eye in June

We highlight a few of the charts we found interesting this month, including a roundup of stockmarkets, a warning to bulls and a global infrastructure deficit .

JUNE

26JUN 2017

Economics

Where next for the global economy?

Keith Wade gives a mid-year overview of the global economic outlook. Topics include fading political risk in the eurozone, challenges posed by Brexit, prospects for the “Trump trade” and a discussion of current low market volatility.

16JUN 2017

Economics

Russian central bank cuts rates but alters tone

The Russian central bank cut its headline interest rate by 25bps, in line with expectations, but changed its outlook for the pace of future easing.

15JUN 2017

Economics

Another Fed hike, but how many more to come?

Following the latest interest rate rise in the US, we expect a further one in September and balance sheet reduction to kick in around the turn of the year.

02JUN 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Global forecast update - political risks fade, macro risks return

The global recovery remains intact and political risks have eased, but more traditional macroeconomic concerns return to the fore.

02JUN 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: European forecast update - from strength to strength

The eurozone continues to outperform expectations, although UK growth has slowed as expected.

02JUN 2017

Economics

TalkingEconomics: Emerging markets forecast update - diverging fortunes

We have downgraded most of the BRIC economies as idiosyncratic stories deteriorate. China escapes unscathed, with a slowdown still expected later this year after a strong first quarter, as tighter policy bites.

01JUN 2017

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on the most predictable element of investing in Japan

Andrew Rose explains why the geopolitical backdrop should not distract investors from positive company-level changes in Japan.