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18 October 2019

We see a potential for higher inflation breakevens and find value in short duration inflation-linked bonds

Inflation expectations are depressed despite inflation forecasts remaining stable this is a value opportunity in our opinion, we see room for higher inflation breakevens.


14 October 2019

Tunnelling out? Not so fast

Given the accumulation of risks and the disappointing data flow this year, we have learned to take comfort in small things.

Iggo's insight

11 October 2019


Markets have performed well this year despite all the uncertainties. A clearing of some of those is possible in the weeks ahead (possible I said, not probable). If that does happen, risk is likely to ...

Research & Investment Strategy

10 October 2019

US repo rate surge

Tensions in short-term funding markets in September suggest a fundamental scarcity of reserves.

Research & Investment Strategy

08 October 2019

Five reasons to consider China as a standalone asset allocation

The accelerating integration of China into the world’s financial market will have a profound impact on how global investors allocate capital.

Macro insights

07 October 2019

Global economic slowdown underlined by weak sector data

The continued weakening in the manufacturing ISM index reflected ongoing global softness, which was likely exacerbated by the General Motors strike that has entered its fourth week.


07 October 2019

Contagion setting in

US firms first responded to uncertainty by reining in their investment effort. In a second stage they may already be putting their hiring programs on hold as well.

Macro insights

30 September 2019

The changing face of motoring

The iconic Model T Ford started rolling off the production line on 1 October 1908, opening- up motor travel for countless Americans who had previously been unable to afford a car.

Macro insights

30 September 2019

US and UK political drama, contrasting signals from China and Eurozone PMIs

Impeachment deliberations will be uppermost in US political debates following the Democrat move last week to conduct an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.