The UK dividend outlook may be more challenging than in previous years due to commodity price declines, but there are still some sectors offering good income potential.
As the UK prepares to decide whether or not to continue its membership of the European Union, investors globally are considering the risks and opportunities should the UK decide to leave.
In his Budget announced on Wednesday 16 March, UK Chancellor George Osborne chose to focus on small tax breaks, reforms and micro spending announcements, while glossing over the extra austerity planned.
At our first Secular Market Forum of 2016 former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson locked horns with columnist Hugo Dixon over the arguments for and against one of the biggest issues facing Europe this year: "Brexit".
In the first article of a new series, David Docherty and Rory Bateman consider some of the key issues facing UK equities in 2016 including China, commodity prices, monetary policy, political concerns and M&A activity.
Some investors believe that rising interest rates are bad for equity markets. These infographics, however, show that historically in the year following the initial lift-off for rates equity markets have, on average, performed robustly.