Key investment themes - second quarter 2018

Each quarter, our strategic asset allocation committee meets to identify the key themes that could affect global financial markets. This quarter’s key themes include:

1. Looking up 
How will equities react to rising bond yields?

2. Inflated expectations
Are inflation concerns justified?

3. The problem with protectionism
Biting the hand that feeds the consumer

4. Portfolio protectionism
Steady through the ups and downs

5. Good value or value trap?
UK equities look attractive across various measures

Read the key issues shaping current investment strategy.