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Market Snapshot

Oil Shock: The Energy Sector and Beyond

The collapse in oil prices has added to market dislocations and uncertainty associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Investment Insights
Mar 26
Investment Insights

Time for a Long-Term Perspective

March 26, 2020

With markets experiencing their worst falls since the global financial crisis, we believe focusing on long-term themes is more important than ever for investors.

Investment Insights
Mar 10
Investment Insights

Today Pain, Tomorrow Gain

March 10, 2020

Markets will increasingly begin to focus on the prospects for the second half and beyond as we approach the summer, but the shape of recovery will depend on a number of factors.

Investment Insights
Mar 09
Investment Insights

COVID-19: Are we ready?

March 09, 2020

Pent-up risk appetite could fuel a prolonged rally, but signposts of a turning point in the spread of the disease may need to emerge first.

Investment Insights
Feb 25
Investment Insights

Emerging markets

Death and Taxes

February 25, 2020

Tax avoidance is a serious issue for governments stretched by rising costs, in both emerging markets and developed countries.

Investment Insights
Feb 20
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A Critical Juncture for China’s Pharma Industry

February 20, 2020

A new type of mechanism for drug procurement and pricing is among a series of regulatory reforms transforming the Chinese pharmaceutical sector.

Investment Insights
Jan 30
Investment Insights

Insurance: High Potential in Emerging Markets

January 30, 2020

As emerging markets become wealthier, so does demand within them for financial services like insurance.

Investment Insights
Jan 28
Investment Insights

Emerging Markets

Indian labour law reform

January 28, 2020

Government reforms aimed at addressing widespread underemployment could be key to unlocking future growth.

Investment Insights
Jan 24
Investment Insights

Global Growth: What To Worry About?

January 24, 2020

The IMF's cautiously optimistic outlook is not without some unrecognized risk.

Investment Insights
Jan 21
Investment Insights

What Currency Manipulation?

January 21, 2020

Understanding the real significance of the U.S. Treasury's recent reversal on China's currency.

Investment Insights
Dec 31
Investment Insights

Asia Pacific ex-Japan

Megacities: A Supersized Opportunity

December 31, 2019

Over half of the world’s megacities will be in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan region by 2030, representing a multi-decade opportunity for investment in real assets.


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