Namrata Nanda

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Fund of the month: Baillie Gifford Japanese

The third quarter of 2017 saw the Japanese economy grow at an annualised pace of 1.4 per cent, making it the seventh consecutive quarter of growth and the longest run of expansion since 2001. Abenomics – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s set of fiscal, monetary and structural policies designed to take Japan out of its economic […]

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US mid-caps’ time to shine

Global financial markets were weighed down by the uncertainty around the outcome of the US presidential elections for the latter half of 2016. Then, the shock: Donald Trump’s victory. US equity markets have been on a high ever since, with the S&P 500 index gaining almost 5 per cent in US dollar terms. Even rising […]