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The financial power of women: Our state-of-the-nation report

As a society, we're making great progress when it comes to addressing issues around gender balance. However, financial inequality continues to be an issue for too many women. Despite recent progress, women are still earning less and there are fewer of them in senior positions. Now is the time to begin a conversation about how to get women invested in their financial futures.

05 March 2019 | Fidelity International
Fidelity 2019 Analyst Survey

Fidelity 2019 Analyst Survey

Amid the negative headlines dominating newspapers around the world, the obvious first question to ask is whether the data shows an imminent recession. This year, our survey says no. But more analysts are reporting slowdowns in their industries, while political volatility, increasing input costs, and rising funding prices are denting managerial confidence.

12 March 2019 | Fidelity International
Fund managers balance the gender portfolio

Fund managers balance the gender portfolio

Diversification is a notion that the funds management industry knows all too well … except, sometimes, when it comes to its own workforce. in the wake of the royal commission now is the time talk about improving the gender balance in the industry.

 

08 March 2019 | Fidelity International

What is an Active ETF?

What is an Active ETF?

Understand more about how you can take advantage of Active ETFs.

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Gender diversity champions are not who you think they are

Gender diversity champions are not who you think they are

Gender diversity advocates may have been looking for the glass ceiling in the wrong place. An analysis of female progression within Australian companies from the junior to senior ranks shows significant variance between sectors – just not in the way one might think.

08 March 2019 | Fidelity International
What China's new stimulus measures mean for investors

What China's new stimulus measures mean for investors

China has sought to shore up its slowing domestic economy through aggressive tax cuts and increased spending. At the opening of the annual meeting of China’s parliament on Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang announced a slightly lower GDP target range, adding that that monetary policy would remain “prudent” but fiscal policy would be “stronger”. We examine what these measures mean for Asia equities and fixed income investors.

07 March 2019 | Fidelity International
The only certainty in investing is uncertainty

The only certainty in investing is uncertainty

It is sometimes said that markets hate uncertainty. This is not strictly true. Uncertainty is a key feature of markets - it creates the tension between buyers and sellers that sets prices. Without uncertainty there is no market. What we can say is that rising uncertainty tends to depress prices and vice versa. Whether you love or hate uncertainty depends, therefore, on whether you are a buyer or a seller.

19 February 2019 | Tom Stevenson
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