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Global markets continue down in May

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 13:22

Global markets continued downward in May, posting deeper declines than they did in April, according to Howard Silverblatt of S&P Indices…  »

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Japan’s rapid progress creates positive stock market prospects

Tue, 05/06/2012 - 11:11

While the strong yen and the European crisis continue to pose challenges, Invesco’s investment professionals are quite positive about the long-term prospects for Japanese equities, says Kunihiko Sugio, CIO & Chief Portfolio Manager at Invesco Japan… »

Mark Hawtin, fund manager, GAM Star Technology Fund

Technology – looking beyond Facebook

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 09:40

Mark Hawtin, fund manager of the GAM Star Technology Fund has recently returned from a regular visit to the Silicon Valley and Seattle. Her he provides an update on finding value in the Technology sector… »

Jonathon Crook, Eversheds

Record Micalizzi fine is a ‘good result’ for the FSA

Wed, 30/05/2012 - 12:16

Jonathon Crook (pictured), partner in the Financial Services Dispute Resolution group at international law firm Eversheds, on the FSA’s decision to hand out it’s largest ever fine to an individual – GBP3 million – to Alberto Micalizzi… »

Sean Seger, Head of Product, Nedgroup Investments Cash Solutions

Investors need to make their money work in low interest rate environments

Mon, 28/05/2012 - 18:33

While the lowest interest rates in 38 years may be providing welcome relief to the over-indebted consumer, many cash flush investors find themselves having to settle for lower income returns. According to Sean Segar (pictured), Head of Product: Nedgroup Investments Cash Solutions, in an investment environment where capital growth is likely to slow after several boom years, investors need to take yield more seriously than ever… »

Andy Tidby, Product Manager Japanese Equities, Invesco

Japan downgrade not a surprise

Fri, 25/05/2012 - 12:43

Japan’s credit rating downgrade was not a surprise, says Andy Tidby, Product Manager Japanese Equities, Invesco… »

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Denmark’s first issuance of inflation-linked bonds highlights opportunities for institutional investors

Thu, 24/05/2012 - 11:22

As Denmark prepares to issue its first ever inflation-linked bond at auction on 24 May, David Dyer, Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at AXA Investment Managers, discusses the size of the inflation-linked bond market and looks at why institutional investors should consider going global in their allocations…  »

Daniel Murray, Head of Global Research, EFG Asset Management

Positive economic outlook for China

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 13:33

China is shrugging off the financial woes of Europe and the US and China’s long-term growth and economic prospects are positive, says Daniel Murray (pictured), Head of Global Research, EFG Asset Management… »

Terry Smith, cheife executive, Fundsmith

Fundsmith chief executive Terry Smith on why austerity v growth is a sterile debate…

Mon, 21/05/2012 - 13:13

Fundsmith chief executive Terry Smith on why austerity v growth is a sterile debate… »

Geoff Cooke, CEO, Jersey Finance

Sins of commission and omission

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 14:17

The recently published Economist review of the prospects for the Channel Islands, provides a rather gloomy view of the future; a characterisation which few in Jersey or Guernsey would recognise, says Geoff Cooke (pictured), CEO, Jersey Finance… »

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