Beyond Bulls & Bears

Notes From the Trading Desk – Europe
Equity

Notes From the Trading Desk – Europe

Last week saw further gains for equity markets as hopes of a US/China trade deal continued to build. Elsewhere, market participants suffered from information overload amid a deluge of third-quarter corporate earnings. In Europe, elections in Spain and the campaign trail in the United Kingdom were in focus.

Navigating New Global Market Uncertainties
Equity

Navigating New Global Market Uncertainties

Templeton Global Equity Group’s Tony Docal, Peter Moeschter and Heather Waddell provide an overview of events shaping markets in the third quarter and share their outlook for global equities. They explain their preference for multinational companies in the United Kingdom, why they see downside risk as limited in Europe versus the United States and why they still see a case for value investing.

Beyond Alignment: Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals
Alternatives

Beyond Alignment: Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

Our Raymond Jacobs and John Levy from Franklin Real Asset Advisors explain why impact investment products labelled as “aligned with the SDGs” should move beyond just alignment and make a real contribution to positive social and environmental outcomes.