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  • The resilience in EM HY bonds

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 24th February 2017
    Year-to-date EM high yield (HY) corporate bonds continued to show their resilience, despite the fact that expectations of monetary tightening continued to weigh over investor’s sentiment. Is it the greed of investors holding tight to .
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  • Markets caught in limbo

    Full Story | - Trader | 24th February 2017
    World stocks held near record highs on Thursday, after minutes of the latest US Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers are in no rush to raise interest rates. Europe was mostly in the red by afternoon .
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  • Stellar Europe

    Full Story | - Trader | 23rd February 2017
    European markets marched in positive territory on Wednesday, extending yesterday’s close at a 14-month high. There were plenty of key earnings reports to keep investors happy, while further weakness in the euro also provided support. .
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  • A Storm Brewing?

    Full Story | - Trader | 21st February 2017
    With the US on holiday Asian and European stock markets kicked off the week with mixed results in several markets. Financials were quite a drag on most bourses but the main story of the day .
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  • Allianz – Share Buyback

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 20th February 2017
    Article written by Antoine Briffa.Allianz reported solid earnings last week, along with a promised €3 billion share buyback, A strong Solvency II ratio and a higher than expected dividend of €7.60 per share. The results .
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  • Factoring Interest Rates in investment decisions

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 17th February 2017
    Rates of interest and the forecasting of their future values/rates are amongst one of the most important criteria which need due consideration when taking an investment decision. When the term interest rates comes to mind, .
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  • Markets pause for breath

    Full Story | - Trader | 17th February 2017
    Markets traded lower for the first time in eight sessions on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after fresh record closes during the previous session. European markets fell slightly, weighed by a slide in shares .
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  • Optimism reigns

    Full Story | - Trader | 16th February 2017
    Global markets enjoyed a day in the green on Wednesday. Stocks in Europe pushed higher for a seventh straight session, with banks leading the gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sparked a rally in .
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  • Five UK Stocks for 2017

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 16th February 2017
    2016 was a year traders will never forget. We went through an Asian crisis, Brexit, Donald Trump and an Italian referendum. Yet at the end of it all, the FTSE 100 still managed to close .