Investment Management

Brexit’s impact according to fund managers

10 Jun 2016
Brexit’s impact according to fund managers
It came as a surprise to some to learn the UK’s financial services sector was quite so divided over the EU Referendum, given the Financial Times recently reported that the investment management sector has largely bankrolled the Brexit campaign.

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Selling by sovereign wealth funds – a major headwind in 2016

11 Feb 2016
Selling by sovereign wealth funds – a major headwind in 2016
2016 opened with an explosion of selling in risk assets. In US dollar terms, global equities have fallen over 10% year to date (as of 9 February 2016), while US high yield bonds have fallen over 4%.

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Uncertainty over the EU Financial Transactions Tax

24 Nov 2015
Uncertainty over the EU Financial Transactions Tax
The European Commission’s (EC) proposed FTT is anticipated to be in place in the 11 EU participating countries in early 2017. The UK has opted out, but what are the implications for financial markets and who will end up shouldering this burden?

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