Many successful businesses with global earnings are listed on markets in continental Europe, some of which are exposed to faster-growing regions of the world. So not surprisingly European stock markets can deliver very good returns, which has been of benefit to funds which invest them such as Henderson Eurotrust, which is run by our guest Tim Stevenson.
However, the European economic situation has not been nearly so good in recent years and regional politics can be relatively unstable. These can have a detrimental effect on share prices. In our latest interview, Leonora Walters and Mr Stevenson discuss the effect of European politics on stock markets and Henderson Eurotrust.