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Martin Bock, RBC Dexia

KII countdown: the global dimension

Tue, 12/06/2012 - 22:00

Key Investor Information becomes a reality in twenty days – and this is just the start. Martin Bock (pictured), Senior Manager, Funds Segment Strategy at RBC Dexia, comments… »

Jonathan Compton, managing director, Bedlam Asset Management

The default delusion – Inevitable...and desirable

Sun, 10/06/2012 - 15:17

The many tortuous “what if” articles on the eurozone‟s financial problems address the risks of collapse and contagion together with the inchoate political responses. Inevitably they conclude catastrophic consequences. There is no gain in further exaggerating this fairy tale, which is repeated to frighten voters into submission, says Jonathan Compton, managing director, Bedlam Asset Management… »

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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… »

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