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Week in Focus: Up Versus Down

Week in Focus: Upside Versus Downside

The recent sell-off in the fixed income (bond) markets has got investors worried and the headlines are flashing this could be the end of the “bond bubble”. Some have gone one step further – suggesting this may be the final straw for the largest corporate bond funds, which may be forced to liquidate assets in […]

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Weekly Market Review – Emerging argument

Weekly Market Review for Week Ending 18th of May 2012 An increasingly vocal minority of market commentators are suggesting the emerging markets – and China in particular – are not the saviours of the global economy and may, in fact, be heading for a period of significant weakness. If true, this is a worrying development. […]

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Are These the Next BRICs?

According to Katie Koch, managing director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management,  South Korea, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey are the four countries that are growing at a faster rate than any other in the emerging market space and are most likely to be the next BRICs. In her view: These are the four countries which have […]

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Financial Market Update for UK expats. Education. Retirement. QROPS. Zurich Vista

Weekly Market Review – Disappointing Data

Weekly Market Review for Week Ending 27th of April 2012 Markets would have hoped for more from the most recent round of economic indicators. The UK lurched back into recession, the US disappointed and Eurozone purchasing managers’ indices (PMI) data showed even the previously untouchable Germany struggling to show growth. Each country had individual problems. […]

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Expat Action Point #1 – Nominate Beneficiaries

This week’s Expat Action Point applies if you have offshore investment policies (Generali Vision, Zurich Vista, Skandia Executive Investment Bond etc). If you have such plans, be sure to make use of the beneficiary nomination facility. This simple, yet frequently overlooked, form allows you to specify who you would like to receive the benefits of […]

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Weekly Market Review – The Numbers of the Beast

Weekly Market Review for Week Ending 6th of April 2012 Is the Eurozone crisis rearing its ugly and unwelcome head once again? In reality, it was never likely the beast would lie dormant for long, but it does seem as though investors had rather forgotten about its ability to spook the markets. This time the […]

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