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The benefits of global mid and small cap investing

With around 1000 companies in the MSCI World Mid Cap Index, and almost 4000 companies in the investible universe the opportunities are vast. This can be daunting for investors however it’s the size and diversity that makes mid to small-cap equity investing at the global level so attractive.

14 September 2021 | James Abela, Maroun Younes
Should we be worried about global markets?

Should we be worried about global markets?

No-one knows why the ninth month is so poor for global stock markets. The glass just seems half empty at this time of year. Maybe it’s just a statistical quirk. So why am I not more concerned?

20 September 2021 | Tom Stevenson
Congratulations Kate Howitt!

Congratulations Kate Howitt!

For the fourth consecutive year Kate Howitt has been named in Citywire’s list of the top 30 female fund managers in the world, ranking 29th out of 1,932 female active managers and scoring 240 points.

16 September 2021 | Kate Howitt
A post-COVID world: EM's time to shine

A post-COVID world: EM's time to shine

As COVID-19 battered the world’s economies last year, emerging markets were among some of the hardest hit; they also saw one of the better recoveries when equity markets rebounded towards the close of 2020.

16 September 2021 | Anthony Doyle
Climate change will shape this century's economic growth

Climate change will shape this century's economic growth

Policymakers face a trade-off between the high upfront cost of moving quickly towards net-zero carbon targets, and the long-term physical damage to economies and societal cohesion caused by rising temperatures and extreme weather events if they delay action.

15 September 2021 | Fidelity International
The seven wonders of the world: Software edit

The seven wonders of the world: Software edit

Post Global Financial Crisis and again in the post-pandemic selloff period, the earnings and market valuations of the largest US tech stocks (Facebook Alphabet, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Netflix) raced ahead of most other businesses.  So why have these software companies dominated?

14 September 2021 | Kate Howitt
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