Michael MacGrath, provides an insight into the impressive growth of the private equity industry over the last few decades, and outlines the reasons why now may be a good time to invest in this particular asset class.
The landscape of the healthcare sector is changing. Senior Investment Strategist, David Hillery looks at a number of catalysts that stand to benefit the sector globally in the coming years.
The explosion of car finance and student loans in America since the global financial crisis is now spreading to other parts of the world. We look at whether this worrying trend could be the start of another credit crisis.
Keith Williamson examines the case for responsible investing and its growing allure as investors take a much greater vested interest in Environmental, Social and Governance factors.
We share what we believe are some of the most important rules that can help you to achieve your long-term financial goals, with a little help from Carl Richards. Carl is the creator of the weekly ‘Sketch Guy’ column in the New York Times and was the keynote speaker at our 2014 Annual Conference. His sketches are famous for simplifying some of the most complex and important financial concepts.
In 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union and Donald Trump was elected as the next US president. Despite these potentially destabilizing events, global equity markets ended the year in positive territory. Looking to 2017, Aidan Donnelly, Head of Equities, examines the effects that Trump’s election will have on both the global economy and equity markets.
As the world becomes more interconnected, cyber security is becoming an ever more prevalent topic. Close to 50% of the world’s population is now online according to the International Telecommunications Union. Though the benefits are obvious, it does bring greater risks.
MarketWatch sat down with Zak Kacem to hear how he believes this month’s French presidential election will unfold and whether “Frexit” could be a real possibility.
As we begin 2017, voters around the world are increasingly demanding change. This is leading to more populist policy measures such as increased spending and tax cuts, but also a rise in protectionism. More expansionary fiscal policies should result in a pick-up in growth, but history suggests a more insular world is not good for anyone.
Following last year’s EU referendum result, 2017 will see the UK come to terms with how Brexit could impact its economy, currency, and consumer & business confidence. In this article, Alan Werlau, Senior Investment Strategist, looks at the year ahead for the UK in a post-Brexit world following the trigger of Article 50 later this year.