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Long-term picture for oil stronger than it has been for decades

Ahead of OPEC’s next meeting on Thursday 27 November, Graham Martin, Managing Director at Optima Investment Management (Europe) provides his view on the impact discussions around the levels of oil production may have on investors… »


Steve Davies, Jupiter Asset Management

Politics and portfolio positioning, or why “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

The UK economic recovery remains strong and we can now see wage growth coming through to drive the next phase of growth. However, uncertainty over the outcome of next year’s general election calls for rigorous stress testing of our portfolio and forward planning that should stand us in good stead whatever the political hue of the country’s next government, says Steve Davies, co-manager of the Jupiter UK Growth Fund… »


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Bank of England will be forced into action next year

Gautam Batra, Investment Strategist at Signia Wealth, comments on the latest Bank of England MPC minutes… »


John Vail, Nikko AM

Abenomics on track despite recession

Nikko Asset Management’s Chief Global Strategist, John Vail, believes Abenomics is still on track despite Japan being back in recession… »


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India CPI inflation 'on track' to hit target

Arvind Chari, Investment Adviser, at ACPI Investment Managers comments on the recent Indian CPI figures… »


Scott Jamieson, Kames Capital

Door closes on Bank of England’s opportunity to lift base rates

Scott Jamieson (pictured), head of multi-asset at Kames Capital reacts to the Bank of England’s latest Quarterly Inflation Report… »


Ian Enslin, Waverton Investment Management

UK's big four food retailers facing ‘inevitable price war’

Ian Enslin, Charity Director at Waverton Investment Management, comments on Sainsbury's and the 'Big Four' retailers… »


Ben Brettel, Hargreaves Lansdown

No change at Bank of England as rate rise recedes into the distance

Rhetoric at the Bank of England has undergone a subtle but noticeable shift in recent weeks, says Ben Brettell (pictured), senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdowne… »


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Overall QE figure will continue to rise

Jeff Keen of Waverton Investment Management gives his perspective on quantitative easing for investors… »


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35 of 46 markets declined in "messy" October

Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst, S&P Dow Jones Indices, analyses ‘messy’ October’s effect on global markets… »


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