Global economics

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
A time for imagining

A time for imagining

A world without Apple or Facebook? Market leaders have changed dramatically over the last ten years. We’ve seen the rise of companies that have either disrupted an existing industry or challenged incumbents. So what will the top ten companies of tomorrow look like?

11 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
Podcast: The world in 2029

Podcast: The world in 2029

What could global markets look like in 2029? Will a worldwide recession have reset the economic and corporate clocks? How will changing tastes and technology affect the way we invest - could they even change the way we define investing?
12 February 2019 | Fidelity International
The face of change

The face of change

A decade on in nine charts. As the fast-growing emerging economies mature over the next 10 years, the globe will be introduced to a new wave of consumers. They'll provide new opportunities for travel and tech businesses, but also challenges in the form of increased risks to the environment.
12 February 2019 | Fidelity International
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