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What a game changer the election of Donald Trump as US president is likely to be across so many fronts.
With 267 funds, the Investment Association (IA) Global sector is second only in variety to its UK All Companies, which comprises 269 funds. It is one of the oldest and most popular sectors and also very diverse, both in terms of type of offering and also in terms of performance.
Anyone hoping for infrastructure spending plans on a Trumpian scale was disappointed on Tuesday by what most commentators described as a cautious and pragmatic Autumn Statement from Philip Hammond.
Ignore the politics. If there’s one takeaway for investors from 2016, it’s the move from growth to value.
Benchmarks are a vital part of the asset management sector. Funds are measured against them, bonuses worked out in relation to them and entire sectors of the industry predicated upon them. But, if recent trends are extrapolated outwards, the days of the benchmark in its current form should be numbered.
The sharp jump in global inflation expectations since Donald Trump’s US election success papers over several significant differences in the inflation path for different countries, said Tanguy Le Saout.
China’s debt-to-GDP increased to 250% in the first quarter this year from 154% in 2008. But Lombard Odier believes the picture is not as bad as it seems.
Short duration or long duration? That is the question. And the answer, for past few years, has been 'long'. It's worked a treat for some. Could things be about to change or is the raging 30-year plus bull market going to go on for longer?
If a week is a long time in politics, then in markets it can make or break a trader, while heightening the contrarian instincts of investors with a longer-term view.
Emerging market equities and debt have been the most popular asset classes with European investors this year. But now Donald Trump’s election threatens to spoil the party.
There are a number of parallels to be drawn between the current debt overhang in China and 1980s Britain, particularly in the northeast, says Matthews Asia chief investment officer, Robert Horrocks.
The dollar has rallied in recent days as investors believe stronger US GDP growth and Fed rate hikes will push the greenback up. But markets are ignoring the forces that are likely to drag the dollar down in the longer term.
McKinsey & Co cited five trends that they expect will cause a “once-in-a-generation shift in competitive dynamics”, completely shaking up the asset management industry.
Winter is coming, but instead of flying south, the flock of black swans that has pecked away at 30 years of globalisation this year is heading east toward Europe.
UBS Asset Management has launched a sterling-hedged exchange-traded fund (ETF) tracking the S&P 500, listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated? As I write, the masses are rebelling against a momentous decision that has thrown the free world off its axis… and that’s just the changing shape of the Toblerone.
Tilney Bestinvest’s clients continued to put money into US tracker index funds in October despite markets being spooked by the potential outcome of the presidential election.
Balance was the word of the day following the release of the November Inflation Report from the Bank of England.
Members of International Adviser’s community of readers have expressed clear hopes for victory by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton over her rival Republican candidate Donald Trump in the US presidential election in our website poll.
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