Market commentary

As volatility returns

Increased volatility so far this year, along with questions as to how much longer this bull market can continue, has led to increased interest in alternative investments. Advisors exploring alternative investments need to ensure they are viewing these investment vehicles in proper context and...
Europe's HY market will soon present strong entry point

Europe's high-yield Bonds market will soon present a strong entry point to investors with yields of approximately 4 percent on offer following re-pricing in recent months caused by new issuance, trade war fears and turbulent Italian politics, according to NN Investment partners (NN IP). Repricing in...
China's economy slows; expect more of the same

China's economy slowed in Q2 and we can expect to see further weakness in Q3, as policymaker support takes time to translate to growth comments  Schroders' Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist. Chinese GDP growth slowed marginally to 6.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the second quarter, from 6.8...
Prepare for volatility: BNY Mellon's Lockwood Advisors

BNY Mellon's Lockwood Advisors has issued its second quarter 2018 Investment Insights, highlighting how recent market moves may impact investment decisions for the remainder of the year. "Investors are likely longing for 2017 based on how the markets have performed through the first half of...
Sluggish UK growth to keep Bank of England cautious


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