China flexes its policy muscles – but can they still do the heavy lifting?

China flexes its policy muscles – but can they still do the heavy lifting?

🕔15:07, 13.Jan 2022

We made no changes to the portfolio in December. We continue to be procyclically positioned, mainly through carrying a higher weight in equities. Our preference within equities is for developed markets, for which Europe is our favorite region. Within fixed

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Tsingshan’s predicament – High CO2 nickel sulphate for the Electric Vehicle sector

Tsingshan’s predicament – High CO2 nickel sulphate for the Electric Vehicle sector

🕔12:38, 13.Jan 2022

Embedded emissions within the supply chains of low-carbon technologies are growing in prominance with broader adoption. Today, manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) has a much higher carbon footprint than traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. But automakers are working with their suppliers

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Quarterly markets review – Q4 2021

Quarterly markets review – Q4 2021

🕔10:24, 13.Jan 2022

– Global equities were stronger in the final quarter of 2021 as investors focused on economic resilience and corporate earnings. – In bond markets, government bonds outperformed corporate bonds. Markets began to price a faster pace of interest rate rises

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Senior Loan Talking Points

Senior Loan Talking Points

🕔08:23, 13.Jan 2022

December caped off a good year for the asset class, as the Index returned 0.64% for the month, bringing the full-year return to 5.20%. Following November’s softness, the average Index bid price moved up by 49 bps in the final

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