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Scotland’s ‘No’ vote is a ‘relief’ for investors

Mark Dampier and Tom PmcPhail, Head of Investment Research and Head of Pensions Research, respectively at Hargreaves Lansdown, comment on Soctland’s decision to got against independence… »


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Lights at the end of the tunnel?

Hugo Bain, Senior Investment Manager at Pictet Asset Management outlines the findings of his recent trip to Russia… »


IPO

Alibaba to be ‘at least as valuable’ as Facebook

Mark Hawtin, portfolio manager, GAM Star Technology, comments on the proposed Alibaba IPO… »


Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management

Oil prices to benefit from increased geopolitical risk

Luca Paolini (pictured), chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management, outlines the firm’s positive view on oil… »


Richard Butcher, PTL

Surge in Group Life Master Trusts

Richard Butcher (pitured), Managing Director of PTL comments on the big influx in the firm’s Group Life Master Trust (GLMT) offering, seen in the wake of auto-enrolment… »


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New historical lows for the rouble

Dr Vladimir Tikhomirov, Chief Economist at BCS Financial Group comments on the rouble’s recent fall to a new low… »


racing ahead

Brazilian and Indian growth paths diverge

Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist at Schroders, gives his view on the latest GDP numbers, showing contrasting fortunes of emerging market heavyweights, Brazil and India… »


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FCA's no-go for CoCos

Anthony Smouha, manager of GAM Star Credit Opportunities comments on the FCA’s CoCos announcement… »


David Littlewood, Walker Crips

SIPP consolidation still inevitable

David Littlewood (pictured), development manager at Walker Crips Pensions, comments on the recent capital adequacy requirements for SIPP providers… »


Neil Williams, Group Chief Economist, Hermes

UK ‘sugar rush’ recovery still on track

Neil Williams (pictured), Group Chief Economist at Hermes, comments on the Bank of England’s inflation report… »


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