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European Fund Market Report

In 2013 investors and fund managers alike became preoccupied with an environment where interest rate rises were likely imminent. A year on and monetary tightening that was expected on the back of the tapering expectations of the U.S. quantitative-easing programme failed to materialise. In early 2014 many bond fund managers were busy reducing their duration in expectation...

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US Assets React Poorly to Decent Jobs Report

It was quite an eventful week again. China announced a “mini” stimulus, the ECB took yet another step towards outright QE and the US jobs market showed further signs of recovery. European and emerging market assets responded positively to this week’s events whereas US assets had a bit of a “deflationary” reaction. So, what do we make of it all? First, the China mini-stimulus...

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Senate Report on Offshore Tax Evasion Released

On February 26, 2014, the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report regarding offshore tax evasion and specifically the actions of Credit Suisse, Switzerland’s second largest bank. The report is the product of a two-year investigation initiated in 2011 after seven Credit Suisse bankers were indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)...

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Major Central Bank News and a Shockingly Poor US Employment Report

Most asset classes have continued the erratic tone for the first full week of the year. The main talking points this week were diverging central bank messages and the conflicting data on the US employment situation. The main central bank talking points were the dovish rhetoric from Mario Draghi, head of the ECB, and the minutes from the December FOMC meeting indicating that they would...

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Promising US Employment Report - Challenging Week for Global Equities

US investors cheered a decent employment report, ignoring any fears that the Fed may begin to reduce QE sooner rather than later. After what was a very disappointing start to December, US equities managed to claw their way back to flat for the month. Other regions fared much worse with Europe down over 3% and Japan down over 2%. Yesterday's employment report pretty much hit...

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