There are always reasons to worry but most of the time with a bottom-up mindset one can get on with investing without spending too much time on the macro. 2019 is unlikely to be one of those years but I can't help feeling more positive tactically while still cautious structurally on global equities.
Imagine a baby is born in Europe at the very moment you finish this article. That child can expect to live for two minutes longer than one born as you finish this sentence. Increasing lifespans threaten to topple the current pensions model. But, then again, maybe it’s time for a change.
Financial markets can be subject to periods of event-related volatility during which investor confidence can be significantly undermined. Here, we provide 10 key messages to help investors steer their portfolios through volatile times.
After ten years in which market movements have tended to be relatively uniform we've seen the return of volatility. Although this feels unsettling it's great news if you are in the business of picking winners and avoiding losers.