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Azad Zangana, European Economist, Schroders

Welcome to zombie Britain Mr Carney

Azad Zangana, European Economist, Schroders provides an insight into what Mark Carney can expect upon his arrival and comments on what the future may hold for Britain.… »


Demand for oil expected to grow by 1 mb/d per year

Angelos Damaskos, CEO of Sector Investment Managers and fund adviser to Junior Oils Trust, on the outlook for oil… »

Ian McVeigh, Jupiter UK Growth Fund

Lloyds Bank to return to full private ownership

Ian McVeigh (pictured), co-manager of the Jupiter UK Growth Fund comments on recent developments in the UK banking sector… »

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China still has much to offer investors

China’s growth may have declined in recent years. but the country still has much to offer investors, says Jean Médecin, a member of Carmignac Gestion's investment committee… »

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Unrest in Turkey may lead to further market volatility

Alia Yousuf, Head of Emerging Markets at ACPI Investment Managers comments on the ongoing unrest in Turkey… »

Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

HSBC Asia team seeks to double hedge fund assets… JPMorgan hires ex-Credit Suisse banker for new Asia role

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), the largest European bank by assets, plans to double its Asia-Pacific prime finance team’s cut of hedge-fund assets in the coming year, said Melvyn Ford, regional head of the business. »

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Weak yen spells strong profits for Japanese companies

Shogo Maeda, Head of Japanese Equities, comments on whether a weaker yen is leading to profits for Japanese companies… »

Eric Gordon, Brown Advisory

Fracking in the UK

Eric Gordon (pictured), Energy Analyst at Brown Advisory on what the UK can learn from the US to successfully implement fracking to build energy reserves and cut costs… »

Tim Dowling, ING Investment Management

Institutional investors look to credit as bond rates fall

ING Investment Management says that with government bonds yielding 1.5%, institutional funds are increasingly looking for alternatives that manage volatility while returning upwards of 3%… »

Sebastien Danloy, RBC Investor & Treasury Services

What is the AIFMD state of play?

With just over eight weeks to go before the AIFMD transposition deadline, Sebastien Danloy (pictured), Head of Investor Services Europe and Offshore at RBC Investor & Treasury Services, comments on late implementation and its effects on asset managers… »

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