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11 October 2019
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 ...
10 October 2019
US repo rate surge
Tensions in short-term funding markets in September suggest a fundamental scarcity of reserves.
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.
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 ...
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.
20 September 2019
Carry Me Home
The market is trading like it believes the mid-cycle correction story rather than the impending recession narrative.
20 September 2019
Global effects of China’s balance of payments shift
A by-region assessment of the implications of China’s structural shift
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.
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 ...