At a time when pessimism towards UK equities is entrenched investors are overlooking the diversity and resilience of mid cap companies.
The FTSE 100 has suffered its worst first quarter since 2009 making the UK the worst performer of 23 developed markets. We examine sector performance and explain the reasons why.
Modern fund managers are faced with a flood of data that can be analysed in ways unheard of 30 years ago. If they want to stay ahead of the game, they need to channel this deluge and harness its power to generate alpha in new ways.
Quickview: There was some cautiously positive news in the chancellor's Spring Statement, but he did not mention that the UK is currently the weakest economy in the G7.
After hawkish comments from the Bank of England the market priced in a May rate rise. Schroders economists don’t expect the next increase until November.
While the equity markets of various countries and regions have performed very similarly over the past three years, the components of returns have been very different