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City Noble calls on a ban for DB to DC transfers

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 13:23

There has been speculation that defined benefit transfer volumes will increase after April as clients seek to take advantage of the new flexibility, says Eamonn O’Connor, Director at City Noble… »

Keith Wade, Schroders

Dollar strength tips Fed towards later rate rise

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:51

Keith Wade, Chief Economist and Strategist at Schroders, explains why he has pushed back his forecast for the first US interest rate hike following Janet Yellen's statement after the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting… »

Rolf Bachner, Managing Director, EMEA Funds Product Manager, BNY Mellon

UCITS V fine tunes investor protection

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:37

Rolf Bachner (pictured), Managing Director, EMEA Funds Product Manager, BNY Mellon, commenting on the new UCITS V regulations… »

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior strategist, multi-asset, responsible for Emerging Markets at ING Investment Management

Real estate growth – China's weakest link

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:52

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, senior strategist, multi-asset, responsible for Emerging Markets at ING Investment Management, on why real estate growth is China's weakest link… »

Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust

A contrarian case for Brazil

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 10:41

Political will is the key to Brazil fulfilling its growth potential, says Mark Mobius (pictured) of the Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust… »

Craig Botham, Schroders

India's central bank condones Modi's budget 

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:14

In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the repurchasing rate by 25 basis points to 7.5%, in an off-cycle meeting. This is the second time it has taken such action this year. Craig Botham, Emerging markets Economist at Schroders comments… »

Andrew Parry, Hermes Investment Management

Seek quality growth in ‘triple zero’ Europe

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:34

It is increasingly apparent that we now face a ‘triple-zero’ economy in Europe: zero growth, zero interest rates and zero inflation. Andrew Parry (pictured), Head of Equities at Hermes Investment Management, explains why quality growth companies should be the winners in this unprecedented environment… »

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Indian budget is “eight out of ten”

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:07

India’s latest budget scores “eight out of ten”, according to Mike Sell, Head of Asia, Alquity Investment Management… »

Dave Roberts, Kames Capital

How to pick winners in bond markets amid ‘ridiculous’ yields

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 14:14

Fixed income markets have continued to surprise investors so far in 2015, with a plunge in core bond yields to fresh lows leaving investors with some tough calls to make about where value still exists, says Kames Capital’s David Roberts (pictured)… »

Charles Hepworth, GAM

Is it time to party like it’s 1999?

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:18

Charles Hepworth (pictured), Investment Director, GAM, comments on the outlook for the FTSE 100 index… »

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