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6 key events that could shape markets in 2017

Our Blog Jan 03, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

2016 played host to the unexpected with the U.S. presidential election and Brexit vote. 2017 will bring its own events that could have consequences for global markets.

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The Italian referendum: Equity market response

Our Blog Dec 05, 2016 Philip Dicken, Head of European Equities, Threadneedle International Ltd

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi lost the referendum on December 4, with his proposal rejected by 59.1% of the population. Here’s what the defeat means for Italy, the EU and equity markets.

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The Italian referendum: Fixed-income response

Our Blog Dec 05, 2016 Adrian Hilton, Portfolio Manager

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has resigned following the decisive rejection of his proposal for constitutional reform. The question for investors is what this means for markets and portfolios.

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The Italian referendum: What investors need to know

Our Blog Nov 28, 2016 Colin Moore, Global Chief Investment Officer

Italy’s December referendum vote could help solve certain structural issues hindering the country’s economic growth. We look at the implications of either a yes or no vote.

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How will Trump impact global markets?

Our Blog Nov 14, 2016 Colin Moore, Global Chief Investment Officer

We are entering into some unknown geopolitical waters. However, the U.S. economy is still an attractive place to invest, and the election doesn’t change that.

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