NEWS Focus

The current dynamics of monetary policies is fascinating. The US central bank, the Federal Reserve or Fed, has just announced implementation at the end of the year of a policy that breaks markedly with its strategy since December 2008. The Fed finally seems to be coming out of the financial crisis that kicked off in 2007/2008. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank (ECB) is sticking to its very accommodative policy on a long-term basis. The Eurozone is unable to let go of the monetary crutches it adopted after the 2008 and 2012 crises.

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NEWS Trends

The triggering by the UK of the European Union's Article 50 today formally signals the UK’s intention to seek a divorce and allows exit negotiations to begin in earnest. What does this means for British companies and the risks and opportunities that may arise from ‘Brexit’?

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NEWS Focus

On the day the UK prime minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, beginning a twoyear process that will see the country leave the EU, we find out from our economists what they expect now for the UK economy

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NEWS Focus

Amid the further steps taken last week by the Fed and the PBOC to normalise policy and lean against improving economic and asset price momentum, a debate among investors continues to rage about how much global monetary policy is tightening and whether market pricing is appropriately calibrated to policymakers’ reaction functions.

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NEWS Trends

Since 2009 quality and growth companies have outperformed significantly. However, sentiment changed following the UK’s decision to leave the EU and the election of US President Donald Trump.

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