Market commentary

Ring evermore and evermore

Blain's Morning Porridge  "Let no tongue on earth be silent, every voice in concert ring, evermore and evermore! "  From now till Christmas, the morning quote will be from Christmas songs. Give yourself ten points for each one you recognize, and an extra ten if you sing it out loud in the...
A different kind of tension

 Chris Iggo, CIO Fixed Income, AXA Investment Managers, shares his thoughts on the week behind and to come. Fade to Grey Strength Overdone? Watch the data China central Opportunities Bearish on Europe Promises The markets have got themselves into a funk over lower oil prices and US and Chinese...
A reality check for investment markets 

Graham Bishop, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, the asset management arm of Handelsbanken in the UK, issues a reality check. "At a time when Brexit-focused headlines dominate the airwaves, investors could be forgiven for thinking that this week's market turmoil stemmed...
Inflation-linked bonds look attractive over medium-term

Ongoing normalization of the global economy will help inflation-linked bonds to outperform their nominal counterparts over the medium term, according to NN Investment Partners (NN IP). The investment manager says that its analysis shows that the slowdown in longer-term inflation expectations has...
Private equity injects fresh capital into healthcare


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