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30
dec
2015
TACTICAL AND STRATEGIC THEMES
Open strategies Closing strategies Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance....
Investment strategy
Open strategies Closing strategies Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance. Investments may be subject to market fluctuations and the price and value of investments and the income derived from them can go down as well as up. Your capital may be at risk and you may not get back the amount you invest.
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30
dec
2015
COMMODITIES
Consolidation ahead Gold prices picked up in early 2016, ending the downtrend initiated in September 2012. Gold demand...
Investment strategy
Consolidation ahead Gold prices picked up in early 2016, ending the downtrend initiated in September 2012. Gold demand hit 1,289.8 tons in the first three months of 2016, the strongest quarter on record. The surge mainly resulted from huge inflows into gold Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), amounting to 363.7 tons, as investor concerns about the global economy...
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30
dec
2015
COMMODITIES
The worst is behind us, hopefully Although the gold bounce was risk aversion related, we doubt it will end when...
Investment strategy
The worst is behind us, hopefully Although the gold bounce was risk aversion related, we doubt it will end when tensions ease Gold bottomed out in late 2015, ending the downward trend which began after September 2011’s all-time high at 1,900$/ounce. The pick-up continued in early 2016 when the market meltdown saw bullion recover its safe-haven...
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30
dec
2015
HEDGE FUNDS
Patience is a Virtue Contrary to our expectations, hedge funds have continued to struggle to achieve their target...
Investment strategy
Patience is a Virtue Contrary to our expectations, hedge funds have continued to struggle to achieve their target returns in the light of the high volatility recorded since end 2015. However, we continue to see attraction in allocating to managers who do not simply rely on the direction of asset prices to generate performance. In addition, they can represent...
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30
dec
2015
HEDGE FUNDS
Don't Rely on Beta In the current context of volatile swings in equity markets, rising US rates and low bond yields,...
Investment strategy
Don't Rely on Beta In the current context of volatile swings in equity markets, rising US rates and low bond yields, sources of return which do not wholly rely on the direction of traditional asset classes can be a useful adjunct in portfolios. As indicated in our 2016 Outlook (Mind the Gaps, “Edge Funds” theme), alternative or hedge funds fit...
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30
dec
2015
EQUITY MARKETS
Bumpy road ahead Global equity markets have recovered from their February lows, erasing part of the ground lost since...
Investment strategy
Bumpy road ahead Global equity markets have recovered from their February lows, erasing part of the ground lost since their all-time high in mid-2015. At the time of writing, the MSCI World is up 1.6% in US dollar terms year-to-date but remains 7.5% below its 21 May 2015 peak. Over the same period, corporate profits have continued the downtrend initiated in...
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30
dec
2015
EQUITY MARKETS
Developed markets: at risk Global equity markets have recovered strongly from their 11 February lows, after a tough...
Investment strategy
Developed markets: at risk Global equity markets have recovered strongly from their 11 February lows, after a tough start to the year. Major central banks have come to the rescue through additional easing and renewed commitment to growth. Recession fears have receded but investor confidence remains fragile. Although we believe that a US recession and a...
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30
dec
2015
CURRENCIES
EUR/USD: Directionless The euro will be left directionless as monetary policies have lost flexibility The US Federal...
Investment strategy
EUR/USD: Directionless The euro will be left directionless as monetary policies have lost flexibility The US Federal Reserve (Fed) is blowing hot and cold but it’s all down to fundamentals now. In shifting to a data-dependent policy last year, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) indicated it would no longer provide forward guidance to anchor...
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30
dec
2015
CURRENCIES
EUR/USD: Upside risks to the euro The euro may gain from limited rate action on both sides of the Atlantic The...
Investment strategy
EUR/USD: Upside risks to the euro The euro may gain from limited rate action on both sides of the Atlantic The European Central Bank (ECB) went for large-scale easing in March, extending monthly asset purchases, hoping to boost loan growth through negative rates. Although deposit rates were cut to -0.4%, Chairman Draghi sounded reluctant to go much lower...
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