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Emerging-market reformers: hope or hype?

Ed Wiltshire - 24 JUL 2017

Emerging-market investors welcome leaders who promise reform – but those promises are not always kept, writes Ed Wiltshire.

Equities Emerging markets


EM opportunities stand out in search for income

Nick Samouilhan - 19 JUL 2017

Investors should increasingly look towards emerging markets for income as conditions in developed markets remain challenging, argues Nick Samouilhan.

Income Multi-strategy Emerging markets


Double Dutch

Mirza Baig - 16 JUL 2017

New proposals intended to rein in shareholder activists and make hostile takeovers more difficult in the Netherlands are making waves among international investors, explains Mirza Baig.

Europe Global responsible investments


UK interest rates: to hike or not to hike?

Edward Hutchings - 13 JUL 2017

Inflationary pressures could push the Bank of England to increase interest rates. Ed Hutchings questions whether such a move is justifiable.

Economic research UK Fixed income


Amazon: how big can it get?

- 13 JUL 2017

Amazon surprised the market with its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, but as the company extends its reach into new sectors, will antitrust regulators begin to scrutinise its activities more closely?

Global Equities


Macron victory spurs renewed hope of European integration

Ahmed Behdenna - 10 JUL 2017

Emmanuel Macron’s election as French president has raised hopes that the European project is set to be given renewed impetus. This could mark a sea change for financial markets, writes Ahmed Behdenna.

Europe Economic research Multi-asset


Be ready as dispersion ousts correlation as key for investors

Peter Fitzgerald - 09 JUL 2017

Strong correlations since the financial crisis will begin to break down

Global Multi-asset Multi-strategy