Equities

JUNE

29JUN 2015

Economics

Schroders Quickview: Greece faces the abyss

The Greek crisis is reaching a crescendo and the final "in or out" referendum this weekend has potentially huge and lasting repercussions.

29JUN 2015

Markets

Schroders Quickview: Greece crisis to restrain European equities, but valuations should provide buffer

Volatility in markets is likely to continue for an extended period until the ramifications of a potential Greek exit from the euro are fully understood. QE and current valuations could provide some downside protection for European equities.

23JUN 2015

Markets

Japanese equities: Looking beyond the recent highs

Japanese equities are at 15-year highs, but does that mean the market is over-heating or are the fundamental reasons behind the rise more robust than when the market previously saw these levels in 2000? Andrew Rose, Schroders Japanese equities fund manager, investigates.

16JUN 2015

Watch/Listen

60 seconds on why smart beta's appeal is growing

Smart beta investment strategies have been growing in popularity, but what are they? Schroders portfolio manager Stephen Kwa explains.

12JUN 2015

Markets

European equities: Return of volatility could provide an entry point

The recent reversal of bond and currency market trends has seen European equities come under pressure. We continue to see a variety of other factors that can offer support to share prices.

04JUN 2015

Markets

Monthly markets review May 2015

An overview of markets in May 2015, when UK shares were boosted by the general election outcome and emerging markets underperformed.

03JUN 2015

Markets

Should markets fear a Greek default?

The spectre of a Greek default continues to concern investors, but how much would a Greek default really disrupt markets?

MAY

28MAY 2015

Markets

Markets: What’s in store for the rest of 2015 and beyond?

At our recent forum in Edinburgh, five leading Schroders fund managers and chief economist Keith Wade met to discuss the state of global markets and assess what lies ahead.

27MAY 2015

Economics

5 key themes shaping the global economy

Schroders Chief Economist Keith Wade sees five key themes shaping the macroeconomic landscape and supporting risk assets over the next year including energy prices, central bank monetary policy and the hunt for yield.

26MAY 2015

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60 seconds with Matt Hudson on the change in leadership in equity markets

Matt Hudson, Head of Pan-European Business Cycle, explains the shift we are beginning to see in equity markets to focus on companies with interesting valuations and the potential to offer good yields and dividend growth.