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A More Constructive View of China

Pioneer Investments Economist, Qinwei Wang shared his thoughts with followPioneer. Recent developments have suggested that growth momentum in China has been holding up relatively well, while there are increasing signs that policymakers are accelerating their efforts in structural measures. As … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Spain – Politics to the Fore Again Spain has been without a government since national elections in December 2015. No party has managed to secure a majority in those elections, leading to the most fragmented parliament since 1977. A … Continue reading

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2 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

Bank of Japan – Some Further Thoughts As we have had more time to digest the announcements from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) last Wednesday, there are a number of things that catch our attention. Firstly, my old university economics … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

ECB Meeting – Some Further Thoughts Having had an extra couple of days to digest the European Central Bank’s (ECB) announcement and subsequent press conference, we think that ECB President Draghi will have enjoyed a glass of Chianti this weekend, … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

Forthcoming ECB Meeting – What Might Happen? The ECB approach their meeting this week in a good position. Recent data has shown that, so far, the impact of Brexit on European economic activity has been minimal, with August Purchasing Manager … Continue reading

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