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How the need for income could underpin UK stocks

Last week this column touched on the issue of the vexed issue of the valuation of the UK stock market, using market capitalisation to GDP...

Fri, 25/09/2015 - 11:42


Why clients may yearn for Japan despite the yen

The scrapping of a proposed $2 billion design for the 2020 Olympic Stadium in Tokyo and a corporate accounting scandal at the giant...

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 16:44


What we can all learn from China’s stock market slide

You may well be aware of the extraordinary movement seen over the past month – indeed the past year - in the Chinese equity market....

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 13:30


Macro and multi-asset funds look to make the headlines

In a year when we have already seen the Swiss franc rocket, crude oil prices bounce and sovereign bond prices gyrate horribly investors could be...

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 13:46


Asia look rattled by the greenback’s rise

Asia look rattled by the greenback’s rise

Whether the reason is concerns over the timing of US interest rate rises, fatigue with the ongoing Greek debt drama or a simply the traditional...

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 15:54


Markets look for a better deal from raw materials

Investors know all too well that following the crowd – the consensus – is usually a quick way to the poor house. Meanwhile, going against...

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 17:03


Staying with Asian equities for good long-term reasons

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.’ Famous...

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 17:14


Waiting for Uncle Sam to turn the corner

One of the most interesting developments of 2015 is how the market's enthusiasm for US equities appears to be cooling. Even the dollar's strength relative...

Mon, 01/06/2015 - 11:00


How should investors react following the Election?

The recent surprise General Election result in the UK has given the equity market a short term boost, but how should investors react? David Cameron’s...

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 10:36


Waiting for Uncle Sam to turn the corner

One of the most interesting developments of 2015 is how the market's enthusiasm for US equities appears to be cooling. Even the dollar's strength relative...

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 16:53


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