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Ashburton Investments’ views on the markets amid COVID-19 concerns 19 March 2020 Ashburton Investments

The decline in equity prices since February has been the fastest we have seen in a generation. We have an unfolding global pandemic, alongside a major plunge in the oil price on fears of a potential oil war.

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Bond market fears excessive – but investors must be vigilant 04 November 2019 Arno Lawrenz

There are numerous current threats facing financial markets – such as an earnings or manufacturing slowdown, geopolitical tensions, the rise of populism and volatile political leaders. However, absent a sudden shock, we do not anticipate de-flation and or a recession in the near future.

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US-China power dynamic to shape investment landscape for decades 15 April 2019 Arno Lawrenz

Fears of a global growth deceleration are largely fuelled by worries surrounding a Chinese domestic slowdown.

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India's state election results 12 December 2018 Ashburton Investments

India turns its attention to the results of the state elections, seen as a litmus test for the popularity of Prime Minister Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as we head towards the general election scheduled for the first half of 2019.

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To Brexit, or not to Brexit: that is the question 30 November 2018 Arno Lawrenz

Recently in the UK, the Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England (FPC), released its latest bi-annual Financial Stability Report, which sets out the views of the FPC on the stability of the UK’s financial system, and what it is doing to reduce or mitigate any risks to that stability.

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Brexit: All options are on the table 15 November 2018 Ashburton Investments

As divides widen and the ultimate outcome of Brexit remains uncertain Head of Global Equity Research, Robert Lea, looks at where the UK goes from here.