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Market commentary Latest economic and financial market developments at glance

In a global investment landscape news and data move markets. Fast. You need the facts to help you understand the effect on your investments. Our investment views and market commentaries are designed to give you an overview of key events and data, as they happen.

Quarterly global perspectives

Quarterly Investment Strategy

Viewpoints for multi-asset portfolios - a summary of our outlook on global asset classes, including equities, fixed income and currencies.

Global Asset Views
December 2015

This quarterly Global Asset Views publication covers the CMF held in December 2015. It outlines the three global economic scenarios analysed by attendees at the CMF and the probabilities allocated to each, as well as focusing on their potential impact on the various asset classes. It then showcases the current asset allocation and currency views of our Multi-Asset team. For the first time, the views of the Global Real Estate team also feature this quarter.

Flash market commentaries and investment views

EU Referendum Update
26 June 2016

The latest edition of Straight Talk brings together highlights from the most recent meeting of the Asset Management Investment Committee.

EU Referendum Update
24 June 2016

Following the outcome of the UK's EU referendum, we highlight some of the key implications for investors in this special report.

Multi asset update
11 February 2016

In light of recent market volatility, the Multi Asset team provides a timely update on what lies behind investors' current concerns.

ECB raises hopes of further monetary easing but sentiment remains fragile
21 January 2016

Amid volatile markets Draghi offers some respite by signalling further monetary easing ahead.

Update on sharp falls in Chinese equity prices
5 January 2016

2016 opens to sharp falls on the world equity markets as fears surrounding weaker growth in China take hold.

Response Fed rate decision and High Yield volatility
16 December 2015

In line with expectations the European Central Bank eases monetary policy.

Update on December ECB Governing Council Meeting
3 December 2015

Fed raises rates for the first time in nine years. Meanwhile the US High Yield market is struck by volatility.