The following commentary was first published in July 2013. Current events would seem to justify republishing it, in somewhat modified form, today.
Consultation on the Government’s proposal to introduce higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax has just closed, and we wait to see what, if any, changes there may be. If the proposals stay the same, the higher rates will be three percentage points above
At Schroder's annual investment dinner, held in London, fund managers exchanged views on the current and future potential opportunities in markets around the world. Here, we round-up their insights on a challenging market environment.
Professor Kay proposed that governments force banks to separate their retail and investment banking activities, and even require investment banks to be further broken up into smaller businesses that would house single activities, such as bond trading or m
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In the following note, Joost van Leenders, Chief Economist of Multi Asset Solutions at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, looks at the timing of the BoJ’s move, discusses the implications of the decision and concludes that the asset allocation implica
If you look at China, the elephant in the room in the last 12 months, we've had a lot of volatility and that makes people nervous