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Market Risk Insights: a question of altitude

Mountaineers know that acclimatisation provides the best chance of success in an attempt on a formidable peak – and there are strong parallels with investing. In 2019, investors will need to be the equivalent of mountain-fit in their terrain: the markets

In the Q1 2019 issue of Market Risk Insights, we provide our latest analysis of six key risk factors – volatility, correlation, stretch, liquidity, event and ESG – in order to help ensure that investors are market-fit for the year ahead.

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Amplified: Despite a correction, emerging markets are the correct place to be
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Infographic: Market Risk Insights, Q4 2018
Investors scanning the risk universe observed traces of volatility in February and then calm skies until the end of the third quarter. The scenario has changed, with equity markets flaring in October and November.
Market Risk Insights, Q4 2018: constellations and corrections
Investors scanning the risk universe observed traces of volatility in February and then calm skies until the end of the third quarter. The scenario has changed, with equity markets flaring in October and November. Seasoned asset-gazers may not be surprised – in our view, market pressures have been building for some time amid slowing growth and trade tensions – and we continue to recommend that investors consider the full gamut of risks and commit to a long-term view as they chart a course ahead.
Amplified: What does 2019 have in store for investors?
Trade tensions, Brexit, the #MeToo movement and climate change have dominated news flow in 2018.
Future directions: three ways the world could turn
Trump, tariffs, trade wars, terrorism and tech: a decade on from peak global financial crisis, this is where we are today. The more important question for investors, however, is where to next.