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Stock markets are becoming increasingly optimistic about the degree of relief help, particularly from the US government. But we don’t believe this can continue indefinitely. Here’s why.
We examine what’s behind commodity price rises and wonder if the trend will continue.
The pandemic would appear to have changed attitudes towards the giving and receiving of benefits.
While the measures in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s second budget look generous, longer term we believe these will have to be paid for.
Our head of asset allocation examines why, he believes, talk of a bubble in stock markets currently is premature.
We examine how economies are coping against the backdrop of the global pandemic.
Our Global Equity Strategist sets out, what he believes, are the main priorities for President Joe Biden.
We look at the definition of net zero and ask why it’s so important in the battle against global warming.
While many of us are experiencing a touch of the January blues, we believe UK investors are in a positive frame of mind. Here’s why.
Friends and families aren’t the only ones feeling festive in December. Global stock markets often join in the holiday fun too.
As the curtain finally falls on 2020, we look at what may be in store for investors next year.
Our senior European economist, Hetal Mehta, looks at the implications of the UK government’s rising debt burden.
With the US election and COVID-19 continuing to dominate headlines, investors could be forgiven for overlooking developments in China. We don’t think they should.
With Joe Biden finally confirmed as president-elect, we look at what the result may mean for investors.
With a conclusive result yet to be announced, we outline what this may mean for investors.
Just two key events could determine the course of global stock markets for the remainder of 2020.
The global pandemic aside, our Global Equity Strategist believes the US presidential election looms as the biggest overall event for markets in 2020.
While the short-term outlook for leisure stocks remains challenging, potential developments could help propel them forward, according to our Global Equity Strategist.
Investment Strategist, Sarah Peasey, reveals why she is passionate about responsible investing in today’s changing society.
The UK stock market, when compared to those of the US and the rest of Europe, has performed poorly. Matthew Courtnell, Equities Product Specialist, explains why.
Staying invested in stock markets is, we believe, the best way of growing your long-term savings pot.
In the current pandemic, saving may be more difficult than normal. But here are five reasons why, we believe, setting money aside now could be beneficial.
Will US technology companies be as dominant in the next decade as they are today? Our Asset Allocation team weighs up the evidence.
While Olympic athletes have been unable to exceed their personal bests this summer, gold has been breaking records of its own.
While sales of electric cars have increased in this pandemic, we believe that’s not wholly good news for European car manufacturers.
In this latest outlook piece, our Asset Allocation team questions whether investor optimism is a little misplaced.
Just as an artist displays many colours on his palette, an investor may choose to own many diverse investments.
Whatever you’re planning this summer, don’t let the scammers succeed.
Part three of our series looking at how Covid-19 has changed investing and our views on markets.
Part two of our series looking at how COVID-19 has changed investing and our views on markets.
Part one of our series looking at how investing and markets will be different for the rest of 2020.
Many of us are no longer working from the office because of COVID-19, but our personal and professional priorities haven’t changed. For Mental Health Awareness Week, here are some thoughts on how I am considering this for myself and my team.
Our lives changed on 23 March 2020 when government measures were introduced to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Not so long ago, the trade war between the US and China was the greatest geopolitical risk facing the market. COVID-19 has now taken its place at the front of investors’ minds, but it hasn’t eased the underlying tensions.
What does it mean when economists’ predictions look like a Scrabble board?
2019 was a huge year for our work on changing companies for the better. Here’s a quick look at the decisive action we’re taking on behalf of customers to tackle issues as diverse as climate change and income inequality.
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