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Jing Ning
Blog 3 min read

China again primes growth with infrastructure investment

With exports expected to slump and consumption still struggling to fully recover, China is turning to a familiar playbook - infrastructure spending.

Jing Ning | 25 May 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart Room: Beware the narrowing market

Equity market performance is now at its narrowest since the 2008 Financial Crisis, with the rally riding on a dwindling number of large-cap growth stocks.

Stuart Rumble + 2 others | 21 May 2020

Richard Edgar
Podcast 39 min listen

Podcast: The future of... retail and real estate: liquidity, liquidity, liquidity

As the pandemic changes consumer behaviour - perhaps permanently - we look at what the future of retail and its associated real estate could look like.

Sebastian Morton-Clark + 1 other | 15 May 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart Room: Mind the valuations

After recent rebounds in stocks and bonds, we take a quick look at valuations and how they stack up against history.

Stuart Rumble + 2 others | 14 May 2020

Louise Fribourg
Blog 2 min read

Fidelity Leading Indicator shows broad weakness as the focus turns to recovery

The three-month Fidelity Leading Indicator growth rate is already halfway to the Global Financial Crisis trough.

Ian Samson + 1 other | 12 May 2020

Bob Chen
Article 4 min read

How India’s economy is navigating Covid-19

As the world begins to come out of lockdowns and economies normalise, India can offer bright spots for emerging market investors.

Amit Goel + 4 others | 7 May 2020

Yi Hu
Article 4 min read

China’s tourists step out again

Over 100 million travellers in China hit the road over the five-day May Day holiday, the first big test for tourism since lockdowns started being lifted.

Tina Tian + 5 others | 7 May 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart Room: What in the world is going on with gold?

The correlation between gold and equities has increased to an 18-month high, calling into question the metal’s usual benefit as a porfolio diversifier.

Joseph Zhang + 2 others | 7 May 2020

Adnan Siddique
Article 2 min read

The New Economic Order

We believe the Covid-19 crisis will trigger a step-change in policy, accelerate existing trends and transform investment frameworks.

Andrew McCaffery + 3 others | 5 May 2020

Bob Chen
Article 3 min read

Oil tankers gush profits as global storage space overflows

Oil tankers are earning windfall profits - but how long can this situation last?

Terence Tsai + 2 others | 5 May 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart Room: More policy easing supports China bonds

This week’s Chart Room shows how ample liquidity is helping China’s onshore bond markets navigate around global volatility.

Stuart Rumble + 2 others | 29 April 2020

Yi Hu
Article 4 min read

A shelter from the storm, for now: China’s bond market set to open further

When global fixed income investors scrambled for cover last month, China’s onshore bond market was a rare haven with low volatility and no liquidity crunch.

Alvin Cheng + 5 others | 23 April 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart room: Beauty of big tech stocks is in the eye of the beholder

Our latest Chart Room takes a comparative look at the long run up in the Nasdaq 100 index.

Amit Lodha + 2 others | 23 April 2020

James Trafford
Article 2 min read

Oil below zero: bad, but not that bad

Oil fundamentals are weak - but Monday’s price move should be seen as an outlier.

James Trafford | 21 April 2020

Mark J Hamilton
Blog 1 min read

Chart Room: Fidelity analysts expect longer disruptions from Covid-19

Chart Room: Fidelity analysts expect longer disruptions from Covid-19

George Watson + 2 others | 16 April 2020

George Watson
Article 3 min read

Fidelity Pulse Survey: The coming solvency squeeze

The global shutdown will put a significant dent in corporate earnings this year, according to 150 Fidelity analysts surveyed this month.

Martin Dropkin + 2 others | 14 April 2020

George Watson
Article 1 min read

Downgrade risks when zombies become fallen angels

The high yield bond market prepares for an influx of downgraded investment grade debt.

Martin Dropkin + 1 other | 9 April 2020

Bob Chen
Blog 4 min read

Delayed demand making its return to China’s property market

New home sales are recovering faster than expected in China. This has big implications for domestic demand and the macroeconomic outlook.

Ming Gong + 2 others | 8 April 2020

Louise Fribourg
Blog 2 min read

FLI: Consumer pain leads the way

The three-month Fidelity Leading Indicator growth rate is already halfway to the Global Financial Crisis trough.

Ian Samson + 1 other | 8 April 2020

Giselle Lai
Blog 2 min read

Strong underpinnings to Asia’s investment grade bond market

Asia’s investment grade bond market looks attractive as we continue working through the Covid-19 outbreak, and global coordinated stimulus take effect.

Eric Wong + 2 others | 3 April 2020

Ben Deane
Blog 2 min read

Inflation expectations close to nadir

Low Inflation expectations mean breakevens nolw look attractively priced

Timothy Foster + 1 other | 1 April 2020

Yi Hu
Blog 3 min read

A cautious consumer rebound takes hold in China

Chinese consumers are offering a ray of hope in the economic wreckage from the Covid-19 coronavirus

Ben Li + 3 others | 26 March 2020

Bob Chen
Blog 3 min read

China and its neighbours reboot supply chains

As China’s economy emerges from lockdown, activity across Asia’s sprawling network of factories, ports and logistics hubs is picking up.

Fidelity International + 1 other | 23 March 2020

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 3 min read

Recession is here - how bad will it be?

Recession is here - how bad will it be?

Anna Stupnytska | 20 March 2020

Katsumi Ishibashi
Blog 4 min read

Bank of Japan’s coordinated easing signals more proactive asset purchases

Today’s move by the Bank of Japan to boost asset purchases underscores a globally coordinated effort by central banks to contain the coronavirus fallout.

Katsumi Ishibashi | 16 March 2020

George Watson
Article 3 min read

Fidelity analysts say China will lead recovery from virus

Fidelity analysts say China will lead recovery from virus

George Watson | 13 March 2020

Adrian Benedict
Blog 3 min read

Limited correction likely in European real estate

Limited correction likely in European real estate

Kim Politzer + 1 other | 13 March 2020

Bryan Collins
Blog 3 min read

China gets back to business

How fast and how fully activity recovers in China will have huge implications for one of the world’s key economic growth engines.

Bryan Collins | 13 March 2020

Bob Chen
Blog 3 min read

As gold’s surge draws wider interest, miners shine too

Gold's lustre is also rubbing off on the companies that dig it up from the ground.

Kate Howitt + 2 others | 12 March 2020

Randy Cutler
Blog 4 min read

Oil price war set to escalate

The oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia is still in escalation mode - and things could get worse before they get better.

Paul Gooden + 2 others | 11 March 2020

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Video 4 min watch

Ask the Analysts: How are your companies dealing with Coronavirus?

As the business impact of Coronavirus grows, Fidelity analysts describe the level of preparedness that they are observing amongst their companies.

Sebastian Morton-Clark | 9 March 2020

James Trafford
Blog 2 min read

A supply and demand shock for oil markets

Expectations of a demand shock due to the Covid-19 coronavirus collided with an anticipated supply surge after OPEC+ had a major fallout over production cuts.

James Trafford | 8 March 2020

Lucy Van Amerongen
Podcast 31 min listen

Fundamentals podcast: Tesla, VW, and the big electric bet

As Tesla and Volkswagen make big pushes to bring electric vehicles to the mass market we ask whether 2020 is the year EVs finally put their foot to the floor.

Benjamin Moshinsky + 4 others | 5 March 2020

Ke Tang
Blog 4 min read

Outbreak deepens China’s e-commerce push

While the coronavirus threatens to put a dent in China’s overall growth, pockets of the online economy are booming.

Tina Tian + 1 other | 2 March 2020

Toby Gibb
Article 1 min read

White paper: Active share and index concentration

We examine active share, and assess how its value as a tool for evaluating portfolios and investment managers can vary with the underlying benchmark index.

Barney Rowe + 3 others | 24 February 2020

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 28 min listen

The Investor's Guide to China podcast: Environment

Fidelity's China and sustainability experts put the country's environmental record and ambitions under the investment lens.

Paras Anand + 3 others | 18 February 2020

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 29 min listen

Analyst Survey 2020 podcast: The findings discussed

Hear our experts dissect the findings of Fidelity's annual Analyst Survey and the forecasts of more than 150 analysts across the world.

Richard Edgar + 4 others | 13 February 2020

Adnan Siddique
Article 8 min read

Analyst Survey 2020: Region by region

The key findings from the 10 different regions covered by the survey.

Adnan Siddique | 13 February 2020

Bob Chen
Article 12 min read

Analyst Survey 2020: Sector by sector

Key findings from the 10 different sectors covered by the survey.

Bob Chen | 13 February 2020

Lisa Twaronite
Article 4 min read

Analyst Survey 2020: A watershed year for ESG

ESG shoots up the corporate agenda in China and the US.

Jenn-Hui Tan + 1 other | 13 February 2020

Sophie Brodie
Article 5 min read

Analyst Survey 2020: Cycle, what cycle?

Economic cycles typically last several years, not entire decades. But this one is different.

Sophie Brodie | 13 February 2020

Louise Fribourg
Blog 3 min read

Fidelity Leading Indicator signals slowing global growth as coronavirus impact looms

The economic impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak is only just beginning to be captured by the latest FLI reading.

Ian Samson + 1 other | 11 February 2020

Crystal Cui
Blog 4 min read

China’s financial support targets second-order fallout from coronavirus

China’s healthcare workers have been struggling to contain the spread of coronavirus. Now, policymakers are grappling with the second-order financial effects.

Lynda Zhou + 1 other | 4 February 2020

Ian Samson
Blog 3 min read

US China Phase 1: Apocalypse Postponed

'Phase 1’ of the US- China trade pact reveals no credible path forward, so instead the two sides have chosen to stand still

Ian Samson | 16 January 2020

Fidelity International
Article 2 min read

Investment Outlook Q1 2020: Slowing but going

Overall, 2020 looks to be a story of growth stabilisation rather than big acceleration and it displays the signs of the final stages of a bull market.

Fidelity International | 14 January 2020

Louise Fribourg
Blog 2 min read

Fidelity Leading Indicator: Still strong but approaching the limit

The Fidelity Leading Indicator's acceleration is circling back towards zero after a period of strong improvement.

Ian Samson + 1 other | 14 January 2020

Raymond Ma
Blog 3 min read

The fourth automation wave will be ‘Made in China’

China is set to lead the world in automation developments, because it has lots of data and the means to leverage it.

Raymond Ma | 6 November 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 2 min read

Global GEAR suggests economy remains on weak footing

Our proprietary Gauges of Economic Activity in Real-Time (GEAR) is flat but there is plenty of divergence at the individual country level.

Ian Samson | 22 October 2019

Bob Chen
Blog 2 min read

Hunting for yield in frontier markets: Egypt

When smaller frontier markets mature into benchmark names, early investors can earn attractive returns in these relatively niche, often overlooked places.

Paul Greer + 3 others | 15 October 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 2 min read

Investment Outlook Q4 2019: Bending, not breaking

The Investment Outlook is our flagship quarterly outlook publication that outlines our views on all the major asset classes and details the 'house view'.

Paras Anand + 8 others | 7 October 2019

Rahul Srivatsa
Blog 3 min read

Volatility is a double-edged sword that investors can’t live without

A better understanding of volatility and its role in portfolios can help investors to position themselves for any turbulence ahead.

Rahul Srivatsa | 3 October 2019

Bob Chen
Blog 3 min read

China tiptoes down easing street with rate reform

While the Fed and ECB are signaling more rate cuts and quantitative easing to come, China’s central bank has been taking a more cautious approach.

Alvin Cheng + 2 others | 2 October 2019

Marcel Stötzel
Blog 3 min read

ESGenius: Will flight shame take off?

If flight shame spreads from Sweden to the rest of Europe, it could be a big ESG problem for arlines

Marcel Stötzel | 27 September 2019

Eva Tam
Video 5 min watch

Grocery retail is the next frontier for e-commerce in China

Chinese internet companies like Tencent, Alibaba and JD.com have been acquiring and teaming up with bricks-and-mortar stores.

Hyomi Jie + 1 other | 16 September 2019

Eva Tam
Video 5 min watch

From Made in China to Designed in China: The luxury brands moving up the value chain

If you haven't heard of these luxury Chinese brands, you will soon. Portfolio Manager Hyomi Jie investigates the premiumisation of fashion labels like JNBY.

Hyomi Jie + 1 other | 16 September 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 6 min read

Dividend investing in China is growing up

Chinese companies are realising the benefits of paying dividends to attract a more stable investor base and in response to regulation.

Jing Ning + 3 others | 16 September 2019

Paras Anand
Podcast 31 min listen

The Investor's Guide to China: Stock picking

China's businesses operate in a unique environment and understanding that matrix is imperative to those hoping to identify the best companies for investment.

Sebastian Morton-Clark + 3 others | 16 September 2019

Stuart Rumble
Blog 3 min read

Despite macro challenges, pockets of resilience in Chinese corporate earnings

Some bright spots in recent earnings reports suggest interesting opportunities

George Efstathopoulos + 1 other | 4 September 2019

Bob Chen
Blog 3 min read

Is seven an unlucky number for China’s currency?

China’s renminbi weakened past the seven per US dollar mark for the first time in more than ten years.

Bryan Collins + 4 others | 5 August 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 1 min read

Investment Outlook Q3 2019: A delicate balance

The Investment Outlook is our flagship quarterly outlook publication that outlines our views on all the major asset classes and details the 'house view'.

Paras Anand + 7 others | 25 July 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 30 min listen

Fundamentals podcast: Consumer staples and the risky business of defensive stocks

Fidelity's investment research podcast questions the defensiveness of the consumer staples sector after a decade of cheap debt has transformed balance sheets.

Richard Edgar + 1 other | 25 July 2019

Oscar Hutchinson
Blog 3 min read

Seeing red: How long can the iron ore rally last?

Seeing red: How long can the iron ore rally last?

Oscar Hutchinson | 24 July 2019

Oscar Hutchinson
Blog 2 min read

Gold still has space to shine on

We see more upside for gold, thanks to a potent cocktail of falling interest rates, rising long term inflation expectations and heightening recession concerns.

Oscar Hutchinson | 17 July 2019

Bob Chen
Blog 3 min read

Should investors hedge against big market moves now?

With all the uncertainty about the global economic outlook, investors ask whether it's time to add protection against volatility to their portfolios.

Vincent Li + 1 other | 28 June 2019

Bill McQuaker
Blog 2 min read

Central banks keep the show on the road, for now

Equity and bond markets don’t agree on what we should expect for the second half of the year. How should investors position in light of these mixed signals?

Bill McQuaker | 26 June 2019

Jeremy Ocansey
Blog 4 min read

US-China trade wars: What to expect from the G20

US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping are expected to hold an informal meeting at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28-29.

Jeremy Ocansey | 25 June 2019

Ming Gong
Blog 3 min read

China property: Houses are for living in, not for speculation

A cross-asset analysis shows China’s property sector faces demographic headwinds, but opportunities exist thanks to improved liquidity and diverging policy.

Alex Zhang + 1 other | 31 May 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 8 min read

The future of real estate: What will the industry look like in 2039?

How will the innovations of the next 20 years change the world of real estate.

Kim Politzer + 2 others | 23 May 2019

Bob Chen
Blog 2 min read

China’s stimulus is working, but credit markets hold longer-term risks

The credit stimulus measures that China began last summer are starting to reach a critical mass, but transmission to the real economy remains patchy.

Forest Shultz + 4 others | 18 April 2019

Minlin Lee
Podcast 21 min listen

Podcast: Palm oil, Chinese steel and when the environment triumphs

Environmental pressures are beginning to move the tectonic plates of industry. Fidelity's analysts discuss what it can mean for those sectors at the epicentre

Neil Gough + 2 others | 15 April 2019

Ben Moshinsky
Blog 3 min read

A Goldilocks moment for China’s monetary policy, but watch for more easing and bond index inclusion

Two events are driving the outlook for China fixed income- easing monetary conditions and the expected inclusion of Chinese bonds in benchmark indexes.

Bryan Collins + 4 others | 14 March 2019

Alva Devoy
Blog 2 min read

Barriers to women investing: An Australian perspective

A state-of-the-nation report commissioned by Fidelity International (Australia) which reveals the barriers women face when it comes to investing.

Alva Devoy | 7 March 2019

Anna Stupnytska
Blog 3 min read

Macro slowdown clashes with market optimism

The disconnect between economic fundamentals and markets is unlikely to be sustainable in the short term.

Anna Stupnytska | 28 February 2019

Giulio Rossi
Blog 1 min read

GEAR update: US and Japan join the slowdown

GEAR update: US and Japan join the slowdown

Ian Samson + 1 other | 27 February 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 6 min read

Region by region: Analyst Survey 2019

Looking at the Analyst Survey by region shows some striking common themes emerge, particularly around declining confidence and ebbing bullishness.

Raji Menon + 3 others | 22 February 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 25 min listen

Podcast: Fidelity Analyst Survey 2019

Fidelity's heads of research go in-depth on the findings from this year's Fidelity Analyst Survey.

Richard Edgar + 3 others | 22 February 2019

George Watson
Blog 3 min read

The Analyst Survey: 16,000 company meetings into one big picture

Why the Fidelity Analyst Survey offers a unique perspective from the bottom up.

George Watson | 22 February 2019

Benjamin Moshinsky
Article 6 min read

Fidelity Analyst Survey 2019: The end of optimism

An overview of the responses to Fidelity's 2019 Analyst Survey points to a slowdown in growth for many industries, but no imminent recession.

Benjamin Moshinsky | 22 February 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Video 7 min watch

Analyst Survey 2019: The key findings explained

Fidelity's heads of research evaluate the data from this year's Analyst Survey and show what the findings tell us about the year ahead.

Michael Sayers + 3 others | 22 February 2019

Neil Gough
Article 4 min read

Analyst Survey 2019: China's slowdown, seen from the ground

Sentiment towards China for the year ahead is more downbeat than for other geographies but there are some pockets of brightness.

Neil Gough | 22 February 2019

Neil Gough
Article 13 min read

Sector by sector: Analyst Survey 2019

Across 10 sectors, only healthcare analysts showed an improvement in sentiment from last year.

Ben Moshinsky + 1 other | 22 February 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark

Bull and bear cases for China in 2029

Fidelity analysts give bull and bear cases for consumption, financial, and property sectors in China in 2029

Eva Tam + 1 other | 17 January 2019

Adnan Siddique
Article 9 min read

Power to the people: the democratisation of the utility sector

Power to the people: the democratisation of the utility sector. How battery storage will revolutionise the electric utility industry.

Wen-Wen Lindroth + 3 others | 11 January 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 2 min read

Fidelity Leading Indicator: FLIrting with disaster?

Perhaps ‘disaster’ is too strong a word to describe January’s Fidelity Leading Indicator (FLI) reading, but it is the worst result since 2012.

Ian Samson | 9 January 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 21 min listen

Fundamentals podcast: China and the impending smartphone revolution

Fundamentals, Fidelity's investment research podcast, unboxes the next smartphone revolution and discovers why China will be leading the charge.

Neil Gough + 1 other | 8 January 2019

Sebastian Morton-Clark
Podcast 22 min listen

Fundamentals podcast: Shipping and the new law that could stem the global economy

Fidelity's investment research podcast, looks at regulation designed to clamp down on shipping emissions and its potential unintended consequences.

Richard Edgar + 1 other | 8 January 2019

Ian Samson
Blog 3 min read

Fidelity Leading Indicator: Qualified optimism or qualified pessimism

Our proprietary Fidelity Leading Indicator (FLI) is edging up towards the ‘top-left’ quadrant, which suggests that a trough could be approaching.

Ian Samson | 11 October 2018

Adnan Siddique
Bibliography 5 min read

The best writing on Asia from around the investment world

These are the pieces which have informed our team as we prepared this edition on allocation to Asia.

Adnan Siddique | 6 July 2018

Vanessa Glennie
Article 5 min read

A burden shared: bail-in bonds for GSIBs

What are bail-in bonds and what do they mean for investors?

Federico Wynne + 1 other | 6 July 2018

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