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17 January 2020
It’s been a very solid start to the year. The “risk” dial has been turned down and investors seem happy to be in the momentum trade. The Q4 earnings season is underway and the optimists will point to ...
16 January 2020
Bank of England signals January rate cut
• Five members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee have expressed dovish caution recently, suggesting a near-term easing would be appropriate if economic conditions weaken.
15 January 2020
US-China: A silver lining in a strained relationship
A sudden rise in tensions has cast a dark shadow over Sino-US relations. While the trade war has been the most eye-catching instance, increased “decoupling” has also occurred in areas of technology, ...
13 January 2020
Previewing the Strategy Review
The global dataflow is not changing much, between still struggling manufacturing and resilient services. But at least the balance of risk has improved since the central banks’ latest stimulus. They h ...
10 January 2020
Growth better, returns maybe not
Lower global interest rates and renewed central bank balance sheet growth helped deliver great returns across bonds and equities in 2019.
06 January 2020
New year, old issues
US elections: middle-class hunting is conducive to fiscal adventures.
20 December 2019
Trade wars, Brexit and slowing global growth: Will volatility return to markets in 2020?
The past year has been a complex period, dominated by numerous challenges including the ongoing US/China trade war, protracted Brexit negotiations and slowing global growth.
19 December 2019
Multi-Asset Investments views – January 2020 – Our investment views for 2020
We continue to overweight equities as positive developments (Central banks easing, Trade war, Brexit) release some pressures and should allow global growth to navigate a soft landing in 2020
19 December 2019
Data privacy: Trust is hard earned, easily lost
Personal data is the arguably the commodity of the 21st century. Over the past two decades, the monetization of personal data has fueled the rapid growth of internet-based technology companies.