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Barclays Wealth Blog


Thoughts on current market turbulence

Risk appetite has suffered in the wake of China’s decision to allow the Yuan (Chinese currency) to weaken. We have explored the reasons for this and its potential ramifications for the world economy [...]
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Apocalypse now?

This was very much the question on investors’ lips this week. The long anticipated collapse in the Chinese economy seemed one large step closer to many this week after Chinese policymakers allowed the yuan [...]
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Recalibrating the Compass

Every quarter, we will bring you the latest best thinking and thought leadership from our dedicated specialists from across the breadth of Global Investments & Solutions, including Investment Strategy, Single Asset Classes, Multi Manager, Portfolio Construction, and Behavioural Finance.
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M&A

Global merger and acquisition activity has been on a fairly steady rise since 2014. Barely a week seems to go by at the moment without the announcement of a deal of one form or another.
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Time in the market

We spend much of our time advising clients to focus on the long term, where the investment debate is less cluttered and, if history is an accurate guide, the returns to a diversified portfolio are a little more assured.
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Misplaced gloom

For much of the post-crisis period, the UK economy has been a popular target for the economic doomsayers, seemingly the poster child for many of the most heinous economic crimes of the current era.
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