China is a double-edged sword: it is the world-leading renewables developer, installing more than double the gigawatt capacity of its nearest competitor over the past decade both in terms of wind and solar power, but at the same time it has seen the highest coal capacity additions over the same period – nearly quadruple that seen in India.
The aviation sector consumes around 8% of all oil. How realistic are attempts to reduce emissions through the use of sustainable aviation fuel?
With every country attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring US economic activity as well as other measures of ‘normality’ such as entertainment and leisure, high street shopping, and schools reopening.
With Chinese New Year celebrations getting underway and 2021 being the Year of the Ox – a symbol of strength and determination – we look at the prospects for Chinese equities
Our investment experts share their views on markets for 2021. Click below to access all our viewpoints.
Much of the region recovered quite quickly following the pandemic, while domestic China developments and the prospect of a new US administration mean 2021 could potentially deliver more win-win outcomes.
William Davies, Chief Investment Officer for EMEA and Global Head of Equities, discusses the recent style moves within markets
We see three themes dominating 2021: the development
of a Covid-19 vaccine; the political make-up of the US
following the November election; and Brexit.
The election cycle will increase short-term volatility, but we don’t believe it will have much influence on market averages over the long term.
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