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MARKET INSIGHTS
EMEA implementation guide: Q4 update
Read our quarterly outlook and implementation ideas for Q4 2019.
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ASSET CLASS INSIGHTS
Is China too big to ignore?
Much is changing in China for investors and the cost of ignoring this emerging opportunity might prove too high.
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Megatrends: The impact climate change and resource scarcity
How is climate change and resource scarcity shaping the future of investing?
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MARKET INSIGHTS
China's evolving bond market
China’s bond market ascent to second largest in the world was driven primarily by local investors.
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MARKET INSIGHTS
Forty years manufacturing change
China’s structural reform journey has been unprecedented in scale, time frame and breadth of accomplishments.
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Brexit Implementation Guide
Find out more on Brexit uncertainty and the economic impact it is having in the UK.
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Megatrends: Impact of urbanisation
See how rapid urbanisation could alter the investment landscape.
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Investing in China
As China grew to become the world’s second largest economy after the US, foreign investors...
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2019 - 2029: Top 10 Breakthrough Tech Predictions
Healthcare dominates Bill Gates' predictions of upcoming tech and science innovations.
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Market Insights
China is set to be a key turnaround story this year
China is set to be a key turnaround story this year - after having been a drag on global growth since early 2018.
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Can you foresee the next big tech breakthrough? It’s not easy
In the last 10 years advances in technology have unexpectedly changed our lives in more ways than anyone could have imagined.
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MARKET INSIGHTS
What's keeping investors awake at night?
We asked investors about their biggest concerns for 2019. Here’s what we found.
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India election guide
Read our analysis of the India election and possible market impacts.
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MARKET INSIGHTS
The case for gold and gold producers
We explore the case for why investors could consider gold and gold producers.
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MARKET INSIGHTS
Changing geopolitics
What geopolitical risks are on our radar for 2019?
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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING
Why invest in companies that focus on inclusion and diversity?
Commitment to inclusion and diversity is a meaningful investment consideration and can affect a company's bottom line.
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THEMATIC INVESTING
How AI is revolutionizing care of the elderly and beyond
The place where robots have become indispensable healthcare assistants
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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING
Solar energy innovations rise to new heights
Renewables are becoming cheaper and more efficient than ever. Are we on the cusp of a clean energy revolution?
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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING
1954 to 2050: Shining a light on solar
iShares explores the past present and future of solar through illuminating 7 facts
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INVESMENT CASE
Five myths about investing in China
Some investors have been held back by views on China. Here are five myths about China and why the realities are often...
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INVESTMENT CASE
Is China being overlooked?
Fear can be paralysing, and this may go some way to explain the reluctance of European investors...
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MARKET INSIGHTS
Around the world in 80 seconds
Our weekly analysis of global market movements and investment trends.
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ECONOMIC DATA
Mexican economy compared
In Mexico’s election year, we look at how its economy compares to the rest of Latin America.
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INVESTMENT CASE
Investing in India
Investing in India is looking more and more attractive. Here are three reasons why.
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SUSTAINABLE INVESTING
World’s greenest cities
Which cities have been most successful in the transition towards renewable energy?
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ECONOMIC DATA
UK global trade in two interactive charts
Who are the UK's top import and export partners?
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ECONOMIC DATA
UK unemployment vs. other major economies
See how UK unemployment compares to other major economies including the US, Japan, Germany, China and many more.
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UK ECONOMY
UK interest rate vs. other major economies
Find out where the UK stands vs. other major economies including the US, Japan, Brazil, Germany and many more.
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UK ECONOMY
UK GDP growth vs. other major economies
See how UK GDP growth compares to other major economies including the US, Japan, Germany, China and many more.
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UK ECONOMY
UK inflation vs. other major economies
See how UK inflation compares to other major economies including the US, Japan, Germany, China and many more.
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ASSET PERFORMANCE
How have assets performed year to date?
Infographic: How have equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies performed year to date?
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UK ECONOMY
UK economy vs. the world
How does the UK economy compare to other major economies across a range of economic indicators?
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iShares THEMATICS ETFS
Thematic Thinking Q4 2018
Look inside iShares thematic funds today
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THEMATIC
A generation game: Gen X and millennials
What tomorrow’s investors might mean for the wealth management industry?
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