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China – is it different this time?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis, when the capitulation of the Thai central bank on the baht triggered a financial and economic collapse in the region.
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French revolution

A stumble out of the campaign starting gate from the centre-right candidate, Francois Fillon, has banished any remaining investor complacency with regard to upcoming French Presidential elections.
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Chicken?

Another week of disturbing headlines has asset allocators, and citizens of the world, counting their new grey hairs.
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The (great?) unknown

The unexpected resilience of the UK economy post-Brexit has further tarnished the credibility of an economics profession still reeling from its failure to forecast the Great Financial Crisis.
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America First!

Since those famously sober settlers first started arriving on the shores of America in the early 17th century, there can have been few more controversial leaders than the incoming 45th President.
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Sector strategy – A yield curve story

By some measures, the latest sell-off in US Treasuries looks particularly short-lived and shallow.
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