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Fixed income: bear necessities?

- 11 JAN 2018

As the prolonged era of extraordinary monetary policy winds down, our fixed income fund managers consider what investors should look out for in 2018.

Global Fixed income

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Private debt: digging below the surface

John Dewey - 04 JAN 2018

With a wide range of yields on offer, investors should take a considered approach to assessing the relative merits of different types of private debt to achieve the best outcomes, writes John Dewey

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Has South Africa reached a turning point?

Bryony Deuchars - 04 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.

Equities Emerging markets

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Catalonia readies for landmark election

- 18 DEC 2017

On December 21 the people of Catalonia go to the polls to elect a new regional government. There is a lot riding on the outcome, not just for Spain’s political system, but for the country’s economy and financial markets too.

Europe Economic research Fixed income

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UK real estate outlook: three predictions for 2018

Tom Goodwin - 17 DEC 2017

The UK real estate market continues to look expensive, but there are a few pockets of value in certain sectors, says Tom Goodwin.

UK Real estate

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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.

Equities Economic research UK

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Infrastructure debt outlook: resilience in uncertain times

Darryl Murphy - 12 DEC 2017

After a year in which infra debt issuance remained strong despite a challenging backdrop, Darryl Murphy identifies the themes that could drive the market in 2018.

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