Smaller companies in the US could double in value from last year’s low point, with the rally seen since February 2016 potentially just the beginning of a major shift upwards, according to Legg Mason affiliate Royce & Associates. Valuations of US smaller companies were hit hard early last year, racking up a decline of 26% […]
This year has seen an oil price slide, the collapse of the Russian stock market, and a continuation of the rally in core government bond yields. With China’s debt mounting, global growth forecasts cut, and commodities in the doldrums, where should investors look for returns next year? Legg Mason Global Asset Management and its subsidiaries […]
Legg Mason subsidiary Royce Associates says there is an opportunity for US small cap investors because strong corporate balance sheets have raised the prospects for M&A activity.
Peter Andersson, director of business development at Legg Mason, talks about the firm’s objectives in strengthening its local presence in Nordic markets
Fund managers explain how the recovery experienced by European dividends since 2008 has further to run, despite the recent high market volatility.
European asset managers have typically promoted equity income funds since the global financial crisis as a safer, ‘cushioned’ way for nervous investors to get exposure to sharemarkets in a climate of macroeconomic shocks.