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Our media spokespeople are happy to offer comment and insight on a number of investment issues. 

News and comments
E.g., 2019-09-20
E.g., 2019-09-20

“As of late January, the MSCI World Index, hadn’t suffered a daily setback greater than 1.5% since September 2016 – a run unprecedented since 2006. After a tumultuous February and March, much of that complacency has been washed away.

06 April 2018

“We think it’s prudent to discuss the possible escalation of a global trade war and any impact it might have on our portfolio. Recent volatile market movements highlighted just how sensitive the market has become to protectionist rhetoric, certainly in the short term.

26 March 2018

When Donald Trump won the presidency in November 2016, we believed he would struggle to make headway on virtually all of his flagship policies.

26 March 2018

Last week the UN World Happiness Report 2018 revealed that Finland is the world’s happiest nation. In contrast, the US slipped five places to 18th in the global ‘happiness’ rankings.

19 March 2018

“Chancellor Phillip Hammond was very clear when he reformed the system, the Spring Statement will not be ‘a major fiscal event’ – no other western economy announces tax and spending changes twice a year and the UK needed to stop too.

13 March 2018

Last Friday was a momentous day. Not only did it feel like Spring may finally be in the air, but it also marked the nine-year anniversary of the start of the current bull market.

12 March 2018

Weathering the markets last week wasn’t too dissimilar to weathering the roads: challenging, and not necessarily good for morale. Markets closed down on Friday; the FTSE 100 had fallen  -2.3% during the week and the S&P 500 -0.6%. February closed to the downside across major markets.

05 March 2018

In Iceland, there’s an old saying: if you don't like the weather, wait 15 minutes.  Since the start of this year, the markets have proven just as changeable as the fickle Icelandic climate.  Earlier this month, the VIX index of volatility – Wall Street’s “fear gauge” – briefly hit the h

26 February 2018

In the fullness of time, markets are a finely-tuned valuation machine. Risk and reward is weighed in countless transactions allocating capital to the places where it does the most good for society. But in the short-term it looks a bit like a dog’s breakfast. 

20 February 2018

Ed Smith says: “While India may be the ‘new China’ for some investors, given it is where China was in terms of growth at the start of the new millennium, China is to remain the largest Asian growth engine over the next 20 years, and should continue to command investors’ attention.

13 February 2018
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For any questions about our funds and services, or for comment on industry themes, please get in touch with Madhu Kalia by email or on 020 7399 0256. Alternatively, contact Quill PR by email or call Sam Emery on 020 7466 5056, Emma Murphy on 020 7466 5054 or Andreea Caraveteanu on 020 7466 5059.

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