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Fixed Interest Review Q2 2017

Q2:2017 has been a positive quarter for fixed income investors, although the moves have been relatively small.

Global Equities Consolidate Gains: A Review of Q2:2017

During the second quarter, the impressive first quarter gains were largely built upon as global economic growth continued to show remarkable resilience, with improved corporate earnings and receding geo political risks.

Global Investment Review: Q2 2017

The world can do more to stimulate growth than rely on monetary policy alone, and it seems that everyone is ready and poised for some fiscal stimulus.

Balwin Boasts Solid Year-End Results

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Food Security, Water And Real Estate: Time To Bet On The Farm?

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Is It Time To Join The Index Revolution?

Although most rich investors do put their money into active funds, they are stupid to do so. And that’s not my opinion it’s Warren Buffett’s.

UK Budget: Technology, Not Brexit, Is The Focus

Going into this year’s budget, the headlines were far from inspiring, with the most boring budget ever seeming to be the consensus view. Notably missing from the budget was any mention of the possible exit bill from the EU, which some estimate to be as high as €60 billion.