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Has South Africa reached a turning point?

4 Jan 2018

By electing Cyril Ramaphosa as its new leader, the African National Congress has shown it is ready for change – but Jacob Zuma could be an obstacle to progress, says Bryony Deuchars.

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UK investment: outward bound

14 Dec 2017

Uncertainty surrounding the UK economy is potentially driving a new wave of outward merger and acquisition activity.

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China autos: on the road to an electric future

29 Nov 2017

With ambitious new targets for electric vehicles and vast opportunities in self-driving vehicles and the share-riding sector, China has the potential to reshape the global autos sector.

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Equities correlation collapse brings opportunities

9 Nov 2017

Correlations in equity markets have fallen dramatically since the beginning of 2017. We look at the drivers of this trend and the implications for investors.

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Equity volatility: what lies beneath

5 Oct 2017

While aggregate volatility of major stock indices continues to be atypically low, slowly but surely uncertainty is building up again in financial markets. Investors should take note.

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US equities: back to the future

4 Oct 2017

While US equities may look expensive using some traditional yardsticks, there is reason to expect their marked outperformance of the past three decades may continue, argues Giles Parkinson.

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It’s the education, stupid!

2 Oct 2017

The positive link between education and economic growth is well established. Bryony Deuchars explores what this means for emerging-market investors.

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The chairman: how Xi Jinping is shaping China’s future

28 Sep 2017

The National Party Congress will leave the Chinese President more powerful than ever before. What does this mean for China – and the world?

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Building blocs and doing deals

26 Sep 2017

While the UK and US bluster towards new trading arrangements, the ASEAN region is quietly showing how it’s done, writes Ed Wiltshire.

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Can India reap the demographic dividend?

7 Sep 2017

India’s economy lags China’s in many areas, but in one crucial respect it has the edge: its favourable demographic profile. But will India be able to capitalise on this advantage?

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Don’t follow the herd: taking advantage of behavioural biases

24 Aug 2017

The behavioural biases of investors offer opportunities to outperform so long as you avoid falling into the same traps, argues, Giles Parkinson.

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Emerging market investors should beware China’s credit cycle

27 Jul 2017

There are signs China’s credit cycle has begun to turn, with big implications for other emerging markets, writes Will Ballard.

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