Outlook & Commentary
As the European Central Bank continues the very gradual normalisation of its monetary policy, we expect it will soon announce the wrap-up of its bond-buying programme. But this won’t signal the end of its accommodation: the central bank has multiple tools at its disposal to carry out its duties.
Franck Dixmier | 6 days ago
Adoption of ESG investing is growing as investors recognise these strategies’ potential for managing risk and driving performance. But as ESG labels proliferate, an understanding of the terminology involved is essential to finding the most appropriate approach.
Investment Themes & Strategy
Interviews with consumers in the UK revealed that 25% believe the current economy is stable, similar to the December 2017 Grassroots® survey, while 28% said it is improving slightly or significantly, a 3% increase vs. December.
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