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European Markets and Economies

  • ,  Senior Investment Writer |
  • 03 May 2023


Investing in Europe during times of uncertainty

The past three years have been increasingly volatile for European economies and markets. As the continent was exiting the era of COVID-19 lockdowns, geopolitical conflict in Eastern Europe took centre stage. Inflation, supply chain issues, an energy crisis and, more recently, worries within the European banking sector have all weighed on investor sentiment towards the region. How can investors navigate these risks to find the right opportunities?

Allocating To European Equities (BNP Paribas AM)

European markets and economies continue to be resilient in the face of a growing number of risks, including the war in Ukraine and the ongoing banking crisis.

Contrasting The Fortunes Of European And US High Yield (M&G Investments)

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European high yield bonds currently look attractive relative to other fixed income opportunities. Investors should watch this space more closely.

European ETF Industry Yearbook: Review and Outlook 2023 (Refinitiv)

Despite the challenging conditions of last year, 2022 marked the twenty-third consecutive year with inflows into ETFs.

European Utilities: Short-Term Vs. Long-Term Opportunity (Capital Group)

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The mid- to long-term picture for Europe’s utility companies looks positive, but the outlook for 2023 remains complex, largely due to the ongoing energy crisis.

Investment Funds in the Euro Area Real Estate Markets (European Central Bank)

There are clear signs of vulnerability across European real estate markets, including declining market liquidity and price corrections.

European Gas Demand Fundamentals: Q1 2023 Review and Short-term Outlook (OIES)

Dramatic levels of energy price increases prompted European governments to put relief measures in place to mitigate the effects on consumers and businesses.

The State of Grocery Retail 2023 | Europe (McKinsey & Company)

For the European grocery sector, 2022 was all about inflation and growing consumer price sensitivity. What will this year have in store for the sector?

The Long-Term Funding Gap In European Real Estate (PGIM Real Estate)

Significant investment is needed to tackle carbon emissions. European real estate has an important role to play in achieving operational net-zero targets.

The European Family Office Report 2022 (Campden Research)

Executives from 103 family offices, headquartered across 23 European countries, participated in the survey which forms the basis of this report.

Europe ROOF Portfolios — Q1 2023 Review (Qontigo)

The first quarter of 2023 was a boomerang one for sentiment in Europe. Will investor sentiment improve from here?