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21st Century solution to wealth management

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 21:00

Clients today are demanding more wealth management products, their expectations fed by the technology-enhanced customer experience they have grown accustomed to receiving from innovative organisations, says Patrick J O' Brien, Business Journalist… »

Ariel Bezalel, manager, Jupiter Strategic Bond Fund

Bank deleveraging: a multi-year investment opportunity

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 13:58

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the ongoing process of bank recapitalisation presents a compelling opportunity for bond investors, says Ariel Bezalel (pictured), manager of the Jupiter Strategic Bond Fund… »

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Budget 2014 springs some surprises for the stock market

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 13:01

Following Wednesday’s UK Budget, fund managers at Schroders share their thoughts on how this will impact the market… »

Andrew Cole, Investment Director of the Global Multi Asset Group, Baring Asset Management

Crimea situation is an increasing source of risk for global economy

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 15:58

The geopolitical tensions surrounding the situation in Crimea, the Russian response and the consequent sanctions imposed by Western nations present an increasing source of risk within the global economy, says Andrew Cole (pictured), Investment Director of the Global Multi Asset Group at Baring Asset Management… »

Stephen Anness, Invesco Perpetual

Global equities rebound amid capex rise

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 12:06

Stephen Anness, Global Equities Fund Manager at Invesco Perpetual, comments on recent movements in global equity markets… »

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UK interest rate hike looms sooner than expected

Mon, 10/03/2014 - 21:09

Don’t rule out a UK rate rise in 2014, says Thant Han, portfolio manager at US-based Standish, a BNY Mellon company. Meanwhile, a mid-2015 interest-rate hike looks more likely for the US as ‘tapering’ remains on track… »

Roland Khounlivong, GoldMoney

Precious metals re-assert their safe haven status but canny investors wait it out

Sun, 09/03/2014 - 12:06

As the gold price rose amid safe haven buying from the tension in Ukraine, GoldMoney customers waited out the rush with the bulk of precious metal purchases occurring after the main market moves, says Roland Khounlivong, Head of Dealing at the online precious metals trader… »

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, Senior Emerging Market Strategist, ING IM

Russia jeopardising relationship with West

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 19:23

The solution to the Crimea crisis will be political with both sides set to lose too much from a military conflict, says Maarten-Jan Bakkum, Senior Emerging Market Strategist, ING IM… »

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Worries persist over continued, long-term, structural currency appreciation in China

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 13:11

The recent fixings of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) caused the Chinese Renminbi to depreciate one per cent over one week. This has raised worries about the forecast of a continued, long-term, structural currency appreciation in China, says Asoka Wöhrmann, Co-Chief-Investment Officer at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM)… »

David Daglio, The Boston Company

Three compelling areas of US investment opportunity

Mon, 24/02/2014 - 16:35

The US is stronger than many people think. There are three areas of the market that are particularly attractive right now – financials, manufacturing and technology, according to David Daglio (pictured), lead portfolio manager of The Boston Company US Opportunities Fund… »

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