In this month’s video Kirsty Clark, Investment Specialist, looks at the increase in online activity and growing adoption of technology during lockdowns; from the growth in e-commerce to rising social media use. Could this evolution… Read the article
China is undeniably a dominant force today. It is the second largest economy in the world and continues to grow rapidly. With a couple of points faster growth, Chinese GDP will overtake the US within… Read the article
In this month’s video Ritu Vohora, Investment Director, looks at oil’s tumultuous ride in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has prompted the most profound impact on energy demand in 70 years alongside oversupplied… Read the article
As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to cross the globe, and while we try to adapt and manage the risk, mitigate the economic impact and heed scientific advice, questions remain.
In this blog, we… Read the article
In this month’s video Ritu Vohora, Investment Director, looks at the record levels of support from central banks and governments, and asks could the pandemic prompt an alteration in the capitalist model and act… Read the article
The Chinese market has held up remarkably well since this crisis began. In fact, it’s one of the best performing equity markets globally, which is perhaps surprising given that the virus originated there and,… Read the article
In a few short months – a term, hitherto only commonplace in the scientific community, has become firmly entrenched in our collective dialogue. The rapid spread of information (and misinformation) related to the coronavirus, so… Read the article
Despite the clearly tragic short-term impacts of the coronavirus, could the outbreak be an unintended agent of change? In this month’s video, Investment Director, Ritu Vohora looks at the potential silver lining amidst the fear… Read the article
The coronavirus outbreak has replaced trade wars as the dark storm bearing on markets, sending jitters across global financial markets amid fears of a hit to the global economy.
Despite some… Read the article
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Welcome to the M&G Multi Asset Team’s Allocation blog, previously known as the Episode blog. We have changed the name of our blog to resonate better with our readers in Europe, however, the content and purpose of the blog has not changed. The Allocation blog continues to aim to provide unique market perspectives from our dedicated team of experienced asset allocators.OK