Shifting investment themes and concerns in 2018

Investment market experience during 2017 has shaped the direction of the first half of 2018. Despite some ongoing concerns, there may still be opportunities for market expansion. 

Watch as James Kerr, Head of Asset Allocation for BT Financial Group, gives you his insights into the financial environment, geopolitical tension and the threat of ongoing trade wars and how these may affect the markets in 2018.    

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