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Markets

Central Bank Intervention

Markets | Jul 25, 2019

Since the financial crisis in 2008-09, the investment landscape has been dominated by one theme: central bank intervention or, more precisely, zero interest rates and increased money supply. Broadly speaking,…

Trade Wars: What’s the Point?

Markets | Jul 1, 2019

At the beginning of the year, an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China was noted as a risk to our outlook, which was that global economic growth is…

The Power of Zeros

Markets | May 30, 2019

It has been 10 years since stock markets bottomed in 2008-09 following the financial turmoil caused by excessive leverage. Since then, many central banks globally have reduced interest rates to…

Sound Bites with Alfred Lam – Part II

Markets, Webcasts | May 14, 2019

You asked your questions, and Alfred answered!  Over the course of the last four weeks, we’ve compiled a number of common “what’s going on the world” questions that come out…

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