Snap (election) chat: why the real risk could be to ignore Japanese equities

Episode 04/10/2017  

Last week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election trying to capitalise on increased public support over the summer, as the North Korea issues intensified. If the election… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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A summary of Q3 2017: synchronised expansion, bubble fears and policy confusion

Episode 02/10/2017  

Equity markets generally delivered strong returns The MSCI All Country World delivered 5.1% in Q3, with most major markets providing positive returns: Brazil was a notable standout on the positive… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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Going with the flow?

Episode 26/07/2017  

A lot of time collectively is spent monitoring and analysing data on investment fund flows. Is this time well spent? The assumptions typically made are that fund flows data indicate… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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Episodes change the risk properties of assets: Brazil edition

Episode 12/07/2017  

The last two weeks have seen a relatively sharp increase in developed market government bond yields, seemingly driven by a perceived change in tone from central banks. The moves are… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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The UK Election Result: On stability, noise, and Brexit negotiations

Episode 09/06/2017  

As if political uncertainty was in short supply, Theresa May’s decision to call an early General Election, seeking stability, has achieved the opposite. The outcome of the election, while clearly… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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US and global inflation: A cyclical turn or something more lasting?

Episode 16/03/2017  

Though they might not admit it now, a number of commentators argued in the immediate post-crisis years that quantitative easing (QE) would cause inflation to rise to worrying levels in… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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Equities Market Perspective: The European enigma – to buy or not to buy?

Equities Forum 06/03/2017  

Global equities continued to rally in February driven by an improvement in both economic data and earnings expectations. In this month’s update, Ritu Vohora, Investment Director, looks at the prospect… Read more »

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New Video: The new era of Neo-nationalism

Episode 03/03/2017  

Eras of political and economic consensus define the risk characteristics of assets; what is risky and what is safe depends on the regime we are living in.  As an example,… Read more »

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Rising stock dispersion does not mean investors are ignoring macro risks

Episode 24/02/2017  

It has been a tough five years or so for active equity managers in the US. In the main, correlation between different stocks has been high and the dispersion low…. Read more »

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Are European investors complacent about political risks?

Episode 15/02/2017  

In the depths of market pessimism in the middle of last year Aaron wrote about how investors seemed to have given up any hope of interest rates ever increasing. That… Read more »

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