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Faced with jetlag and having reached saturation with CNBC and CNN in the hotel room, I found myself watching an out-of- sorts Andy Murray playing in a match that on paper he would have been expected to win.MORE»
Whether by luck or design, when I first entered the world of applied economics during the mid-1980s, I decided that I would like to specialize in covering central banks and in studying the flows that these institutions could create within financial systems and the real economies of the world.MORE»
International economist Andrew Hunt looks at what US President-elect Donald Trump has promised and how quickly he can make changes to things like Dodd Frank and ObamaCare. In this piece Hunt also looks at what it means for bond markets.MORE»
Economist Andrew Hunt looks at the prospect of rising inflation and what it means for the global economy. He suggests if inflation rates do rise bond markets may well be caught ‘off-guard’ over the next few months.MORE»
Having conducted a significant number of client meetings over recent weeks, one feature that has struck is that amongst this, albeit probably rather biased, sample group, there would seem to be a distinct desire to sell risks – although few people have actually done so yet.MORE»
Andrew Hunt argues that investors should be watching China's currency carefully as that will impact asset price inflation around the world.MORE»
We very much doubt that the financial markets remotely expected the BREXIT vote to deliver a ‘leave outcome’ (and we also very much doubt that many people that voted for it actually expected it to occur).MORE»
London-based economist Andrew Hunt says the outcome of the Brexit vote may well be decided on "emotional lines" rather than economics. If the UK does vote to exit the European Union then it could usher in the Euro’s next and probably most severe existential crisis.MORE»
There is apparently a saying in the UK’s Parachute Regiment that after you have jumped out of the plane you simply have to accept whatever landing you get.MORE»
It has of course become something of a tradition to do a ‘year ahead’ piece covering themes that could potentially shape the investment landscape and, with this in mind, we have decided to offer our thoughts on just what may lie ahead over the course of what we suspect is going to be a particularly interesting year.MORE»