Trade tensions between the US and China continue to create uncertainty, while the UK once again edged back from the precipice of a no-deal Brexit. Global central banks reiterated their dovish stances and the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third time this year.
So what does this mean for the Standard Life fund range? The good news is that it's translated into relatively strong returns. See for yourself with our Risk and Performance update
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