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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… »

Inflation

No silver bullet for inflation

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 11:03

With UK inflation hitting its lowest rate in 14 years, inflation risk can easily be overlooked.  Even in a disinflationary environment the persistent corrosive nature of inflation can meaningfully erode the real value of investors’ portfolios.  The purchase power of GBP1 has declined by 15% in the last 5 years.   Preserving and enhancing the purchase power remains the key objective.  »

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UK commercial property not yet past its prime

Sun, 22/02/2015 - 10:04

Stephen Rees, Head of Real Estate at Coutts, comments on the prospects for UK commercial property… »

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What’s in store for European equity markets as Greece reaches crunch time?

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 12:54

It's crunch time for Greece and the Greek people, says Can Elbi, portfolio manager of the JB Europe Focus Fund at Swiss & Global Asset Management… »

Joe Bedford, Stevens & Bolton

Is casual dining on the menu for PE investors?

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 12:28

Joe Bedford (pictured), corporate partner at law firm Stevens & Bolton who advised the management team of TGI UK on its recent acquisition by Electra Partners, looks at how the casual dining sector is attracting interest from private equity investors… »

Gavel

Fund managers could face regulatory sanctions over EMIR

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 13:28

Tim Thornton, Chief Data Officer, Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services, says fund managers could face regulatory sanctions over EMIR… »

Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global growth should accelerate from levels of past three years

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 13:49

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… »

Lisa Hornby, Schroders

US interest rate rise may be delayed

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 12:23

Lisa Hornby (pictured), US Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Schroders, comments on yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement… »

Gary Tipper, Palatine, Private Equity

How the UK general election will shape private equity

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 13:02

With the General Election just around the corner, 2015 promises to be another interesting year for private equity, says Gary Tipper (pictured), managing partner at Palatine Private Equity… »

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