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All eyes on the BoJ: from down-cycle risks to stimulus action?

22nd March 2018

Newly appointed board members are likely to push the Bank of Japan in a dovish direction. There may be more monetary stimulus to come.  

More high-yield, less equity

21st March 2018

In the latest ‘Big Picture’ quarterly update, Invesco Powershares is slightly reducing exposure to equities while adding to high-yield credit in the US.  
Invesco PowerShares

Why has the dollar been so weak?

16th March 2018

Yield spreads have moved in favour of the dollar and Invesco Powershares struggles to explain its weakness.
Invesco PowerShares

Of readiness, risk and rhetoric

15th March 2018

It would take a much deeper deterioration in overall conditions to derail the markets. Click Here to Read Report

Japan: Yes, this time is different

2nd March 2018

Four fundamental forces have changed from negative to positive.

Italian elections – the last stand of the populist vote?

2nd March 2018

State Street looks at how Italian government bond yields have reacted to political events in the past, and how both bonds and equities may react this time. Click Here to […]
State Street Global Advisers

What’s in a correlation?

27th February 2018

It’s often said that rising bond yields lead to falling equity prices, but things aren’t that simple.

Good US macro news is now bad news for markets

23rd February 2018

The market wobble at the beginning of the month shows that concerns about inflation and bond yields could reverse the bull market of 2017. Click Here to Read Report

Nickel electrification may boost demand

21st February 2018

Nickel demand continues to outstrip supply. Mine supply has been unable to keep up with demand in recent years as miners cut back on investment during the period of weak prices.
ETF Securities

Is active management getting harder?

20th February 2018

Successful active management is obviously difficult, and there are two reasons to suspect that it may become even harder.
S&P Dow Jones Indices