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Webinar: How multi-asset can offer a multitude of investment answers 14th June at 11am (BST)

Shane Balkham, Head of Research & Portfolio Construction will be presenting at the Webinar above on 14th June 2017.

This live Professional Adviser webinar, in association with Columbia Threadneedle Investments, will consider the arguments for clients taking a multi-asset route to investing and, furthermore, look at whether there are additional reasons advisers might adopt such an approach – particularly with a […]

How Windy Is It . . . ? Monday, 5th June 2017 – No.232

It might be fair to say that until last week, the main political risks were in other parts of Europe and the US. Not anymore. The chance of a repeat of last year’s Brexit result, which shocked complacent markets, is becoming more of a possibility. Unlike last time, markets are already reacting to the increased possibility of a result that […]

How Windy Is It . . . ? Tuesday, 30th May 2017 – No.231

It has been some time since China has been mentioned in our weekly missives; the key news last week was Moody’s, a bond rating agency, downgrade of the economic outlook for China. This move is the first rating cut China has received since 1989 and in their statement they highlighted the likelihood of a ‘material rise’ in economy-wide debt as […]

How Windy Is It . . . ? Monday, 22nd May 2017 – No.230

Keep it short and make it interesting. This was the premise of our Windy publications, with the first issue almost five years ago. By a quirk of fate, it is also the mantra of National Security Council officials in the White House. When briefing the President, the officials told Reuters that they “strategically” include Trump’s name in “as many paragraphs […]

How Windy Is It . . . ? Monday, 15th May 2017 – No.229

Markets were relatively sanguine following the presidential elections in both France and South Korea along with some new political turbulence arising in Washington instigated by President Trump.  Investors had largely priced in Emmanuel Macron’s successful bid to become the 25th president of France, hence market volatility, as measured by the Chicago Board Options Exchange Index, commonly know as the VIX […]


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