Despite all the easier access to this capital in London, which was clearly aimed at growing the business, Old Mutual has nothing special to show.
Dirk Wiedmann, Head of Investments, Rothschild Wealth Management, provides the business’s current position on markets.
Markets have a habit of telling you they’re going to do something, after which they wait a while until you’re no longer looking, and then they hit you.
Charles Hepworth, the investment director responsible for GAM’s DFM business, shares his insights into the various asset classes to love and leave
Thursday’s eurozone data, showing very low inflation and unemployment stuck at a record high, stresses the need for greater stimulus.
In the UK, banks have been making the long haul back to recovery for a number of years, and are finally beginning to emerge from the shadow of their impaired book of bad loans.
The principal focus for investors during the past quarter was on the expected path of tapering from the Fed and the implications that had for the movement in interest rates, not merely in America but across the developed world.