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Challenging outlook for UK real estate

Tom Goodwin - 16 MAR 2017

The UK government’s negotiating stance on ‘Brexit’ has become clearer, which is good news for real estate investors. But value remains scarce across the market, says Tom Goodwin.

Real estate UK Brexit


Spheres of influence: The return of history?

- 12 MAR 2017

As the US, Russia and China reposition themselves on the world stage, Cold War-style spheres of influence are coming to define the new global order.



UK industrial property: a safe haven?

Tom Goodwin - 10 MAR 2017

The industrial sector makes up a relatively small, but growing, part of the UK’s commercial property market. Investors are increasingly focused on efficient supply chains and the requirements of online retailing, writes Tom Goodwin.

Real estate UK


'Brexit Budget' points to challenges ahead

Stewart Robertson - 09 MAR 2017

Philip Hammond’s first Budget as chancellor shows the government is still struggling to rein in the deficit despite an improved near-term economic outlook, says Stewart Robertson.

Economic research Brexit UK


US high yield: the ‘Trump effect’ boosts issuance as rate hikes loom

Kevin Mathews - 09 MAR 2017

Issuance of US high-yield debt is growing despite the prospect of further interest rate hikes in 2017. But an improving economic outlook should offset fears around refinancing risk, says Kevin Mathews.

Americas Fixed income


China: the new global leader?

- 05 MAR 2017

Amid the fallout from Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ approach and the rise of nationalism across the Western World, China has emerged as an unlikely champion of globalisation. But suggestions it is set to replace the US and assume global dominance are misplaced.

Global Economic research Emerging markets


Global autos: diesel’s demise?

- 02 MAR 2017

Despite recent scandals, it is too early to call the end of the diesel car.

Global Equities Fixed income