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When doing nothing is best

Posted on February 26th, 2020 by Robbie Holman

From time to time, stock markets go through periods of uncertainty. This could be down to some poor economic news or perhaps due to a political crisis. The sharp falls that can be experienced at such times are understandably unsettling for investors. They can even tempt some to change their long-term plan by selling their […]

US economic health monitor

Posted on February 17th, 2020 by Robbie Holman

The past month has seen a marked pickup in several economic indicators, which means, for the first time since July 2019, all of our health monitor indicators are now consistent with continued economic expansion. The S&P 500 continues to enjoy these improvements following the de-escalation of the trade war, and currently sits near record highs, […]

Patience is key as China stumbles

Posted on February 5th, 2020 by Robbie Holman

Global markets endured a turbulent start to February as concerns over the spread of the Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) hit the Chinese stock market hard as it reopened. Quilter Investors looks at what this means for investors and why being vigilant does not always mean making hasty decisions. Full Article here – https://www.quilterinvestors.com/uk-professional/shared-thinking/patience-is-key-as-china-stumbles/ Article originally published by […]

What is ESG – and is it here to stay?

Posted on January 31st, 2020 by Robbie Holman

Ben Constable-Maxwell, head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at M&GPrudential looks at the fundamentals of  ESG investing and what it offers investors. Full Article here – https://professionalparaplanner.co.uk/development/what-is-esg-and-is-it-here-to-stay/ Article originally published by ‘Professional Paraplanner’ regarding the views of Ben Constable-Maxwell, head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at M&GPrudential. Greenfields Financial Management is not responsible for its content or accuracy […]

Assessing the market impact of the Wuhan coronavirus

Posted on January 30th, 2020 by Robbie Holman

The outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, and in pockets around the world has garnered significant public concern, and the global financial market is on edge. We have received numerous questions about the potential impact to investors and how the economic effects of the coronavirus might compare to past outbreaks such as the spread […]

Time to look east in 2020?

Posted on January 7th, 2020 by Robbie Holman

As we enter 2020, a rotation in markets seems possible. While central bank policy remains accommodative, there is a risk that the returns to those areas that have been the greatest beneficiaries have largely played out. In this context, Paras Anand revisits the case for Asia. Key points Asian markets overall offer good earnings growth […]

2020 Outlook for Emerging Markets

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Robbie Holman

Peter Saacke, co-manager of the Artemis Global Emerging Markets Fund, discusses how improving economic data, fiscal stimulus and easier financial conditions are cause for optimism in 2020.         Link to video here: https://www.trustnet.com/fundswire/7461205/video-2020-outlook-for-emerging-markets-is-the-tide-turning?fe=1&utm_campaign=Fundswire%20Alert&utm_content=Forensic-News&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=FE%20Trustnet%20Alerts Article originally published by Artemis Fund Managers. Greenfields Financial Management is not responsible for its content or accuracy and may […]

UK Outlook for 2020

Posted on January 2nd, 2020 by Robbie Holman

General Election 2019: Conservative landslide could end ‘buyers strike’ by UK equity investors Article | 13 December 2019 | Mark Barnett, Head of UK Equities at Invesco Perpetual Mark Barnett believes the clarity provided by the Conservative majority will help unleash the compelling, long-term opportunity in domestically focused UK equities. I remain convinced that domestically […]