How minimum variance strategies have performed in US downturn
After years of low volatility, equity risk may be returning once again – with several larger movements this year emanating from the USA. For risk averse investors, low volatility equity strategies have offered the chance for investors to moderate the volatility.
Franklin Templeton: The Case for Active Gilts
When Franklin Templeton launched its UK gilt strategy in February 2017, one wonders if it knew how severe the political and market unrest would be following the EU referendum later that year. Because of the volatility that has since ensued, it seems the team knew exactly what it was doing with the timing of that launch.
Demand for Growth Creates Opportunities for Value in EM
The incessant investor demand for exposure to new economy sectors has driven valuations of the emerging world’s high growth companies to historical levels. Furthermore, investors have ignored traditional value sectors, driving the divergence of valuations between new and old economy stocks to new highs. For Value investors, this has created many areas that are being overlooked or forgotten.
New to the sustainable investing market – Rathbone Global Sustainability Fund
“Giving investors the ability to create long-term value, whilst delivering a positive environmental and social impact.” David Harrison, Fund Manager
Does recent merger and acquisition activity in UK equities indicate that a crash is imminent?
An increase in M&A activity is just one facet of UK equities explored in this wide-ranging guide on the sector.
European equities H2 outlook: valuation support & record discounts
Watch Rob Burnett discuss why despite investor angst and recent market stresses in Europe, the absolute and relative return potential for European equities is strong.