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Weekly Market Update – Are you ready for Spring?
Front of mind | Article - 4 Min

Weekly Market Update – Are you ready for Spring?

Global equities did well in February, with several indices setting all-time highs despite forward-looking scenarios yo-yoing in response to economic...

NATHALIE BENATIA
| 04.03.2024
Weekly Market Update – A very gradual recovery in the eurozone economy
Front of mind | Article - 3 Min

Weekly Market Update – A very gradual recovery in the eurozone economy

Recent data suggests the eurozone is gradually recovering, but underlines a state of economic divergence, with Germany in particular lagging...

ANDREW CRAIG
| 29.02.2024
Talking Heads – Looking to Turkey for some investing delight
Portfolio perspectives | Podcast - 9:43 MIN

Talking Heads – Looking to Turkey for some investing delight

Robust domestic demand and a now sound and simplified monetary policy strengthen the investment case for Turkish assets in 2024....

HUSEYIN AKAR
+1 other(s)
| 26.02.2024
Graph of the Week – The reality of how consumers perceive inflation
Front of mind | Article - 2 Min

Graph of the Week – The reality of how consumers perceive inflation

The latest survey by the New York Fed found that US consumers expected inflation in one- and three-years’ time to...

NATHALIE BENATIA
| 23.02.2024
Weekly Market Update – Waiting for the ‘pivot’ (or is it Godot?)
Front of mind | Article - 4 Min

Weekly Market Update – Waiting for the ‘pivot’ (or is it Godot?)

In just two weeks, market expectations for monetary policy easing have changed significantly. Two 25bp interest rate cuts by the...

NATHALIE BENATIA
| 22.02.2024
Graph of the Week – Japan’s economy and stock market go their own way
Front of mind | Article - 2 Min

Graph of the Week – Japan’s economy and stock market go their own way

Japanese stocks have remained on the front foot despite the economy contracting now for two quarters in a row, making...

CHI LO
| 19.02.2024
Graph of the Week – More productive US workers may not suffice for a rate move
Front of mind | Article - 2 Min

Graph of the Week – More productive US workers may not suffice for a rate move

Higher US worker productivity (output per hour worked), after a sharp pandemic-related dip, could help allay market and policymaker concerns...

CHI LO
| 16.02.2024
Weekly Market Update – Strong data vs. property problems: will they roil the rate cut path?
Front of mind | Article - 3 Min

Weekly Market Update – Strong data vs. property problems: will they roil the rate cut path?

US inflation appears stickier and growth has remained stronger than expected. Thus, a cut in US interest rates in March...

CHI LO
| 15.02.2024
Fixed Income Quarterly – Emerging market bonds: a return of flows
QUARTERLY
FIXED INCOME OUTLOOK Q1
Portfolio perspectives | Article - 4 Min

Fixed Income Quarterly – Emerging market bonds: a return of flows

Emerging market (EM) sovereign and corporate bonds saw a broad-based rally in the final months of 2023 as investors became...

ALAA BUSHEHRI
| 14.02.2024
Graph of the Week – Higher-than-expected US rents put Fed patience in focus
Front of mind | Article - 1 Min

Graph of the Week – Higher-than-expected US rents put Fed patience in focus

US core inflation came in hotter than expected in January, rising by 0.4% month-on-month versus the more modest 0.3% gain...

Asset Allocation Monthly – An ‘immaculate’ base case
Portfolio perspectives | White paper - 4 Min

Asset Allocation Monthly – An ‘immaculate’ base case

Continued US ‘exceptionalism’, for both growth and inflation, is currently the broadly held base case scenario, also by us. It...

MAYA BHANDARI
+1 other(s)
| 13.02.2024
Weekly Market Update – No more fairy tales
Front of mind | Article - 4 Min

Weekly Market Update – No more fairy tales

The last part of 2023 was characterised by a vigorous pricing-in of the ‘soft landing’ narrative – the view that...

DANIEL MORRIS
| 08.02.2024