If there has been one story dominating markets in the first two months of 2016, it has been the fall […]
Despite signs of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) slowing down the process of capital account liberalisation (as I argued […]
Dismal risk asset performance in recent weeks has some investors questioning whether weakening global growth expectations warrant lower asset prices […]
In 2016, we intend (yes, it’s another New Year’s resolution) to identify each month a ‘buzzword’ that reflects a […]
The battalions assailing financial markets in 2016 have received reinforcements over the last few weeks. To the concerns about the […]
This article was written on 20/01/2016. The steep fall in global markets since the start of 2016 has come […]
Once MSCI’s two-phase inclusion of 14 US-listed Chinese companies into its China and emerging market (EM) indices is completed […]
The current collapse in crude oil prices is unparalleled in recent history. Risks at current price levels appear to be […]
Please note that this article may contain technical language. For this reason, it is not recommended to readers without professional […]
Only one thing is certain at the beginning of this year: 2016 is a year of uncertainty! Ignoring any potential […]
Equity markets in 2015: Greece, China, oil, central banks and volatility…Enough is enough! It is even harder than usual […]
Markets opened the New Year sharply down, occasioned by crashing Chinese equities, intervention by People’s Bank of China in the […]
2015 was an underwhelming year for emerging market equities. There was wide dispersion between the returns of individual markets, with […]
If investors were expecting a quiet week ahead of the December 16 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) interest rate decision, […]
Markets have continued their grind upwards over the week commencing 19 October, marking a good period for risky assets as the ECB will have wanted.
CPI prints for Germany, the UK and the US have all told a similar story: headline inflation is neutral to falling, while core inflation is rising modestly.
An overview of the Inquire Europe and UK joint Conference in Athens on 4 to 6 October 2015.
Greece is becoming cautiously opptimistic as Alexis Tsipras eases out former Finance minister, Yannis Varoufakis, replacing him with Euclid Tsakalatos.