Equity markets have remained relatively resilient year-to-date, despite investors facing multiple headwinds. In this month’s video, Investment Director, Ritu Vohora takes a look back at the factors that characterised the landscape in 2019, and also… Read the article
It’s earnings season again, and results are in. In this month’s video, Investment specialist, Kirsty Clark looks at how companies have been faring. With deteriorating economic indicators and a fragile global growth backdrop, who have… Read the article
As investors move on from concerns around oil supply constraints following the recent Saudi oil attacks, oil market commentators are forecasting a large supply-demand imbalance in the other direction in 2020 with supply growth from… Read the article
Central banks globally have turned on the taps, keeping a lid on interest rates and bond yields. In this month’s video, Investment Specialist, Kirsty Clark discusses the recent round of QE from central banks as… Watch the video
On 14 September 2019, Saudi Arabia suffered a drone attack targeting the Abqaiq crude oil processing facility and the nearby Khurais oil field. Described as ‘the heart of Saudi production’, Abqaiq processes c.7 million barrels… Read the article
Gold has been trending upwards since the fourth quarter sell-off and is now at its highest level since 2013. In this month’s video, Investment Director, Ritu Vohora looks at the driving forces behind investors’ renewed… Read the article
On 18 June 2019, Facebook launched project Libra alongside 27 partners including e-commerce marketplace eBay, media services provider Spotify, transport network companies Uber and Lyft, and payment companies such as Mastercard, PayPal and Visa. According… Read the article
The Fed delivered its much anticipated interest rate cut at the end of July. In this month’s video, Investment Director, Ritu Vohora looks at the implications for the US dollar. Could the US Treasury resort… 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.