713 insights found

Iggo's insight

11 October 2019

Changes

Markets have performed well this year despite all the uncertainties. A clearing of some of those is possible in the weeks ahead (possible I said, not probable). If that does happen, risk is likely to ...

Research & Investment Strategy

10 October 2019

US repo rate surge

Tensions in short-term funding markets in September suggest a fundamental scarcity of reserves.

Research & Investment Strategy

08 October 2019

Five reasons to consider China as a standalone asset allocation

The accelerating integration of China into the world’s financial market will have a profound impact on how global investors allocate capital.

Iggo's insight

27 September 2019

Default is Credit

The strong performance from credit markets this year receives limited attention. However, the reality is that default risk remains very low and credit risk premiums generally compensate investors for ...

Monthly Investment strategy

25 September 2019

Yields through the looking glass

For a euro-based investor, 70% of global fixed income is now negative-yielding – unprecedented for institutional investors.

Iggo's insight

20 September 2019

Carry Me Home

The market is trading like it believes the mid-cycle correction story rather than the impending recession narrative.

Research & Investment Strategy

20 September 2019

Global effects of China’s balance of payments shift

A by-region assessment of the implications of China’s structural shift

Research & Investment Strategy

18 September 2019

Central and Eastern Europe defying gravity?

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) economies have proved resilient so far. They remain nevertheless sensitive to the slowdown in world trade, given their high degree of openness.

Research & Investment Strategy

17 September 2019

Bank of Japan wary of deeper negative interest rates

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) will hold its monetary policy meeting on 19 September. Amid rising expectations for rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank, we do not expect the BoJ to ...