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Are Low US Equity Risk Premiums Really Bearish for Stocks?

US equity risk premium has reached its lowest point in a decade, reminiscent of the period just before the Global Financial Crisis. That doesn’t sound good, but are things different this time?


With UK inflation still over 10%, where next for GBPUSD?

The pound is the best-performing G10 currency this year, up around 3% against the US dollar since the start of the year, and it reached a 10-month high last week. In light of this week’s wage and inflation data, could the rally in Sterling ...

CommoditiesMacroGoldPrecious metals

Gold shines in March: Can it close over $2000?

Gold is on track to gain over 7.5% in March, marking its best monthly performance since November, the price also reached $2000 per ounce for the first time since Russia’s initial invasion of Ukraine. While the precious metal has eased back since ...


How does China’s reopening affect your portfolio?

China’s reopening may just be the catalyst that is needed to stimulate global growth. What are the investment implications, and could there be some negative repercussions?


Could platinum shine again?

Platinum is seen as a symbol of prestige, rarity, and wealth. Yet, due to its industrial use, the metal is sensitive to investor demand and global growth. What is the outlook for Platinum?


Could travel stocks see a holiday boost?

With travel numbers having recovered from Covid-19, the travel industry could be set to benefit this year, particularly from people prioritising travelling and visiting family. With strong bookings, could travel ...

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2022: A difficult year for ESG

ESG has attracted trillions of dollars in investments. But performances have not quite followed through this year amid the difficult market environment, energy sector outperformance, and tech underperformance. ...

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - Overview 2023

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Spotlight on consumers as we approach Black Friday

Inflation, rising interest rates, and falling stock prices have added pressure on the consumer. Could Black Friday sales offer investors clues about what to expect of the holiday shopping?

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - November 2022

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Pick your side: Bull or bear?

Stocks are on course for their worst year since 2008. And strategists have never been so divided in their forecasts for how stocks will perform for the remainder of the year. What are the bull and bear ...

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - October 2022

Is a bottom near?: Markets continue to worry about overtightening and recession