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3 Things the European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. G7 – All Talk, No Action?

The 42nd summit meeting of the G7 group takes place this week in Sendai, north-eastern Japan on May 26-27. 1,017 more words

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3 Things the European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. BREXIT – Now the Bank of England Takes Sides

We wrote last week about how the upcoming BREXIT referendum was having an impact on UK economic performance, with Purchasing Managers Indices falling more than expected. 876 more words

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Springtime for Emerging Economies? Not Everywhere.

After a tough start to the year, some rays of sunlight are coming from Emerging Markets (EM). A weaker US dollar, a stabilization of commodity prices and a smoother than expected path of tightening from the Federal Reserve Board are potential tailwinds to EM economic outlook overall. 692 more words

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Bream Creek Farmers Market, Tasmania

Bream Creek Farmers Market
Held at the Break Creek Showgrounds, 138 Marion Bay Road, Tasmania
https://breamcreekfarmersmarket.com.au/

If you’re lucky enough to be around Hobart on the first Sunday of the month, you’ll be wanting to hire a car and take a drive, with the Bream Creek Farmers Market somewhere on the itinerary. 374 more words

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Addressing Investor Concerns: Is China Just Kicking the Can Down the Road?

Volatility in Chinese equity markets has calmed down since the March peak, but for investors a key question remains:  Is it a temporary pause or the calm before a storm? 645 more words

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3 Things the European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. “Sell in May and Go Away”

The above oft-quoted stock market adage suggests that investors should sell their equity holdings in May to avoid a seasonal decline in equity markets. 918 more words

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Is the Turnaround of China’s Economy Real?

Despite strong concerns at the start of the year, we believe that overall economic conditions are stabilizing, backed by a more aggressive policy stance, better fiscal supports, recovery of the real estate sector and credit growth, while consumers and the private sector have remained relatively resilient. 591 more words

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