Economic Insights

Should Investors Be Concerned About a Global Downturn?

Market News - May 10, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2V4Nu_44F0 Emma Wall: Hello and welcome to Morningstar. I'm Emma Wall and I'm joined today by Anna Stupnytska from Fidelity to talk about global growth. Hello Anna. Anna Stupnytska: Hi Emma. Wall: So you've just spoken here at the Morningstar Investment Conference about global growth. Potentially global growth is peaking at the moment which is very different from what we are expecting in the U.S...

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Japan Holds Rates: Will Europe and UK Follow Suit?

Market News - September 21, 2016

Japan’s central bank has surprised the market by taking the decision to hold interest rates at -0.1%. It was widely expected that that the Bank of Japan would announce interest rates cuts further into negative territory in today’s meeting. Instead the Bank has committed to further easing measures in a bid to boost economic growth and hit their 2% inflation target. The stock market has rallied in response, and commentators are calling...

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