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Why the opening up of China's bond market is welcome

Fri, 26/02/2016 - 08:53

Following the People's Bank of China's announcement yesterday that it will be removing quotas on its bond market, Schroders' Head of Asian Fixed Income, Rajeev De Mello, welcomes the opening of the bond market to long-term investors and sees it as a significant step in the further integration of the Chinese capital markets into global markets… »

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‘Brexit’: A market risk for months to come

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 13:28

The British referendum on whether to remain a member of the European Union (EU) is likely to weigh on UK markets for months to come, says Mike Amey, MD and portfolio manager at PIMCO… »

Emmanuel Tahar, Third Bridge

Mifid II delay is unfortunate

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:32

Emmanuel Tahar (pictured), CEO of primary research partner Third Bridge, comments on the European Commission delaying the Mifid II deadline… »

David Lamb

Carney has ‘egg left on his face’

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 12:27

David Lamb (pictured), head of dealing at the forex specialists FEXCO, on Mark Carney’s latest press conference…  »

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As US corporates face more headwinds, expect more performance dispersion

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:01

Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, says a third consecutive quarter of negative earnings growth is on the cards… »

Tim Edwards

European markets within a whisker of “bear market” territory

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 14:01

Tim Edwards (pictured), Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices has analysed European markets for January and notes that it was a difficult month across the board… »

Nick Dixon, Aegon

Central banks won't follow Fed's interest rate lead

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 17:04

Nick Dixon, Investment Director at Aegon UK, comments on the Federal Open Market Committee's interest rate decision…  »

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The real concern for Apple is China

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:44

Mark Hawtin, Investment Director, GAM, on the challenges facing Apple… »

John Chatfeild-Roberts

Nervous markets call for a calm approach

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 12:41

The first three weeks of 2016 have been a difficult time in global stock markets, but in reality little has changed except perception. John Chatfeild-Roberts (pictured), head of strategy, Jupiter Independent Funds Team, outlines some of the opportunities and risks in the current market environment, as well as the importance of patience when investing over the long term… »

Nancy Curtin, Close Brothers

Ghosts of China’s 2015 will continue to cast a shadow over global markets

Tue, 19/01/2016 - 13:41

Nancy Curtin (pictured), CIO, Close Brothers Asset Management, comments on China’s latest GDP figures… »

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