January 24, 2022

Strong macro-economic indicators

In Europe, an unreliable supply of Russian gas, falling investments in thermal energy and maintenance work on nuclear power plants led to a sharp rise in gas and electricity prices across the continent before they fell in December. Higher energy prices are fuelling the rise in inflation in the region.

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January 24, 2022

Volatile markets in a complex environment

Over the last month, the investment environment has been influenced by the consequences of the Omicron variant and by central banks adopting more hawkish rhetoric.

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January 18, 2022

Impact Bonds – Creating Tangible Impact

A rapidly-growing sector, Sustainable Bonds are designed to finance societal projects and/or to demonstrate sustainability objectives.

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December 20, 2021

New China is here. Truth or a joke?

JPMorgan’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, had to issue a long public apology for his "joke" during a recent trip to Hong Kong.

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December 20, 2021

The stances central banks take: a transatlantic split

The Federal Reserve (Fed) adopted a hawkish stance during its last Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the year on 15 December.

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December 14, 2021

At A Crossroads of Inflation And Economic Surprises

We end the year on a sour after-taste with the discovery of the Omicron variant in South Africa, but as we head into 2022, our outlook is rather positive.

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December 14, 2021

Omicron brings COVID-19 fears back to the surface

Economic data were mixed in November in Europe.

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December 14, 2021

Black Friday: 5% off on financial assets

Omicron is coming to town. 

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December 14, 2021

Central bank support should continue to diminish as we head into 2022

November was dominated by the Omicron variant that originated in South Africa, resulting in travel restrictions and bans across the globe.

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