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March 16th, 2011

Shogo Maeda and Keith Wade of Schroders offer their initial thoughts on the Japanese earthquake and its potential consequences Shogo Maeda, head of Japanese equities at Schroders, writes: It became increasingly apparent that the magnitude of the earthquake and subsequent human … Continued

Jim Leaviss warns against rate rise

February 17th, 2011

M&G head of retail fixed interest Jim Leaviss says Bank of England policymakers risk putting Britain into the same situation Japan faced in the mid-1990s if they start to hike interest rates. Speaking at the Fund Strategy Investment Summit in … Continued

Pensions -Update

February 1st, 2011

Major changes are being made to the tax regime for registered pension schemes. Firstly, the Government has now announced new rules that will apply to tax relief on contributions. Secondly, there are plans afoot to remove the need for an … Continued

Mark Hoban MP: Should an investigation be launched immediately?

January 20th, 2011

article from Cherryfind regarding Treasury Minister Mark Hoban: “The expenses scandal sent a warning that members of parliament, especially ministers, need to be whiter than white. It is especially important that ministers should veer away from any behaviour or act … Continued

Global Investment strategy and asset allocation

December 1st, 2010

Andy Brunner, chief investment strategist at OBSR, assesses the outlook for world markets and, based on this, offers his thoughts on asset allocation strategy After falling through much of the summer, GDP growth forecasts have stabilised with, in recent weeks, … Continued

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