Deal or no deal? How Brexit negotiations may impact markets

Brexit negotiations

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October 22, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
Italian budget

Mamma mia! Here we go again: Italian budget woes unnerve investors

The proposed Italian budget deficit for 2019 has been ill-received by markets. Could things get worse before they get better?   Italy is in trouble once more.   The 10-year Italian bond (BTP) yield has risen 80 basis points to 3.55%1 since late last month on news that the draft Italian budget plan (officially sent

Oct 17, 2018 Categories: Investment Strategy
Brexit negotiations

The stock market rout: A healthy correction, or the start of a bear market?

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Oct 15, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

The broken consulting model and how fiduciary management can help you

Last time we looked at how the needs of pensions schemes have changed along with the investment landscape. Today we put the spotlight on the broken consulting model and how fiduciary management can help your scheme.   The broken consulting model   The investment consulting model served trustees of defined benefit pension schemes well for

Oct 11, 2018 Categories: Investment Strategy
Brexit negotiations

Are trade tensions slowing down China’s economy?

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Oct 8, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

Governance checklist for today’s fiduciaries

Corporations are delegating more of their asset management responsibilities than ever. How does increased delegation affect fiduciary oversight?     Delegation   Defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, endowments and foundations are delegating more of their asset management responsibilities than ever. Tasks that were once the purview of an investment committee (e.g., manager selection and

Brexit negotiations

Fed rate hikes. Italian bond movements. Did anyone notice?

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Oct 1, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK

Q4 2018 Global Market Outlook: Maximum pressure

What impact could escalating trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates have on global markets and economies in the months ahead? See what our strategists’ views are for the fourth quarter of 2018 and beyond. View the full report.   Q4 2018 Global Market Outlook: Synopsis   Trade wars, the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed),

Sep 27, 2018 Categories: Investment Strategy
interest rates

Fed hikes rates again. Could a trade war derail future rises?

As expected, the Fed raised interest rates yesterday following its September policy meeting. Could the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China impact plans for future increases?   Mission accomplished – now it’s time for the normalisation of interest rates   The U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) raised interest rates again yesterday, marking its

Sep 27, 2018 Categories: Market Updates
Brexit negotiations

How could the U.S.-China trade war impact consumers?

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Sep 24, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

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