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The result was a surprise to financial markets. Not surprisingly, equity markets are going to be quite weak today, with sterling assets more broadly quite weak.....

This morning we learn that Britain has voted to Leave the European Union. We lack a clear vision of what future relationship the United Kingdom will have with its largest trading partner, the timescale of the exit, and the........

"One country, two systems", a famous phrase coined by the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, has served China well: letting Hong Kong’s western-style economy co-exist alongside a state-controlled system has helped fuel spectacular growth rates in the past decades.....

Risks have risen, but a global recession is still unlikely....

A postcard from...China: If, as some bears claim, China is in the middle of economic collapse, the country is hiding it well.....

Hopes are running high that a ground-breaking agreement to curb greenhouse-gas emissions could be reached at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. Ahead of this ....

Over the past month, global growth indicators stayed upbeat and inflation expectations extended a recovery toward targeted levels. We repositioned ourselves for a euro setback against Sweden’s krona and note that equities in Europe and Japan are regaining steam....

US stock indices continue to set new all-time highs....

False starts, but no change in finish line....

Markets: U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Wednesday with the third consecutive all-time high close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 5.2 points, or 0.02%, to 22,646.87, while the S&P500 rallied 3.05 points, or 0.12%, to 2,537.63. ....

 Property : We continue to see opportunities across global real estate securities......

Johanna Kyrklund comments on why recent market volatility could create an opportunity for investors who take a flexible, active investment approach...

Key points: We have downgraded global stocks. U.S. valuations are elevated and a mid-year Federal Reserve (Fed) rate increase appears more likely. .....

Central banks to the rescue…again. Stocks experienced several violent reversals last week before finishing strong.....

The attacks on France by the so-called “Islamic State” have brought about geopolitical developments. In the words of President Francois Hollande, they have committed France to “destroying” the terrorists,

Stocks Tumble as Global Growth Slips: U.S. and European stocks fell sharply last week. In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3.71% to 17,245, the S&P 500 Index dropped 3.62% to 2,023, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index lost an even....

The global earnings season has mostly disappointed thus far. Even if we exclude the commodity sectors, companies in Europe and the emerging markets have missed forecasts, while Japan’s results were just about in line.....

Stocks Climb Against a Backdrop of Higher Rates.....

-The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.84 in May, with 6 out of 10 Lyxor indices ending the month with a positive performance. The more directional strategies had the best returns....

Market stress materially rose this week. De-risking ahead of the British referendum accelerated as polls and bookmakers depicted an increasingly uncertain outcome....

Over the recent weeks, hedge funds have remained broadly defensive. They are definitely not adding risk in portfolios ahead of key announcements in June that may disrupt market conditions...

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +1.1% in October. 8 out of 11 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory. The Lyxor LS Equity Long Bias Index (+4.5%), the Lyxor Special Situations Index (+3.5%) and the Lyxor Global Macro Index (+2.1%) were the best performers...

Global Macro and CTAs outperformed the hedge fund space and delivered positive returns last week amidst difficult market conditions. We reaffirm our overweight stance on these two strategies....

Last week, markets focused on welcoming encouraging October economic releases, factoring possible non-US central banks actions, digesting a more hawkish Fed and jumping into the rally.....

State Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (ICI) for October 2015.......

 

caffeState Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (ICI) for September 2015.......

 

The growing pessimism seen in the export industry in recent months has ground to a halt. After five consecutive decreases, the Ifo Export Expectations rose from 7.4 to 7.7 balance points in September....

 

The Ifo Business Climate Index for Eastern German trade and industry rose sharply in July to 107.4 points from 105.8 index points in June, almost compensating for the declines of the past two....

 

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State Street Global Exchange has released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (ICI) for July 2015.......

 

caffeThe Ifo Business Climate Index for German trade and industry fell to 107.4 points in June from 108.5 points last month......

 

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