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U.S. inflation surges. Did markets notice?

Market Week in Review

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February 19, 2018 Categories: Market Updates

UK Rate Hike, Trump’s Pick for Fed Chair and U.S. October Jobs Report

Market Week in Review is a weekly market update on global investment news in a quick five-minute video format. It gives you easy access to some of our top investment strategists. Our experts will keep you informed of key market events and provide you with an easy-to-understand outlook on the week ahead. In the latest

Nov 6, 2017 Categories: Market Updates

Bank of England rate hike: One and done

The Bank of England (BoE) has bitten the bullet and hiked the base rate from 0.25% to 0.5%, but in a dovish turn also provided forward guidance that outlines a very gradual path for future hikes. This was a close call with compelling arguments in favour and against. We are in the against camp and

Nov 2, 2017 Categories: Market Updates

The cost of currency: Finding potential opportunity in risk

Exchange rates are buffeted by political decisions and can seem utterly unpredictable, as recent events illustrate (see below). Pension funds and other asset owners are exposed to exchange rate fluctuations through their international portfolio holdings. Many of them see currency risk as an unwelcome by-product of international diversification, and they may try to reduce or

Aug 4, 2016 Categories: Market Updates
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BOE Inflation Report: No reason for pension funds to change course

In its latest inflation report published yesterday, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (MPC) finally catches up with economic reality. Upward revisions regarding expected economic growth and employment are accompanied by downward revisions on expected inflation. However, that does not mean the MPC is about to change course on monetary policy and

Feb 13, 2014 Categories: Investment Strategy
Russell Investments Wire - All change at The Old Lady

All change at The Old Lady but business as usual

So we finally got to welcome the first non-Briton to hold the post of governor of the Bank of England to his new job on Monday. There was little opportunity to unpack his executive desk toys and settle his feet under the desk before Mark Carney was whisked in to chair his first meeting of

Jul 4, 2013 Categories: Investment Strategy

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