What are the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

Know your SDG 1 from your SDG 17. Sustainable Development Goals explained and why investors should care – a quick guide.

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The 'homebody economy': investing in your digital back yard

Covid-19 has accelerated existing trends to shop, study, work and play at home with important implications for investors in UK equities.

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The true cost of ill-timed investment decisions

Volatile markets have tempted some investors to try to time the markets. But research shows how costly this can be.

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The uncomfortable truth about climate change and investments

Climate change will have a profound impact over the next 30 years, though not all markets will be affected equally...


Can international tourism ever recover?

We look at whether the downturn could profoundly change some countries' economies.

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Dividend bear markets: the grizzly facts

As companies around the world drastically cut dividends, we look back at 149 years of data.

3 minute read

The data that shows a case for long-term investing

148 years of data show short-term punts on the stock market are risky. Long term investments, not so much. 

2 minute read

How coronavirus could change our working lives (and the climate)

Tools that reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us to use them, and the climate could benefit.

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Downturns this deep can take a long time to recover from

Should you stick, sell or buy after a crash? We look to 148 years of stock market history for potential answers.

8 minute read

How stock markets perform after heavy falls

Stock markets have tumbled in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Analysis shows how the biggest one-day falls in the past have been followed by substantial returns.

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29 reasons not to invest

Over the past three decades there have been plenty of shocks to dissuade people from investing. Our data shows what happened after each event. 

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