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Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Published 01/09/2020

SINGAPORE/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Low yields at home are sending some previously shy European investors into Asia’s credit markets, money managers say, lured by the promise [more…]

Investors chase risky assets as stimulus measures offset virus worries: BofA

Investors chase risky assets as stimulus measures offset virus worries: BofA

Published 17/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped money into riskier bonds and equity funds, BofA’s weekly fund flow statistics showed on Friday, as unprecedented stimulus measures helped [more…]

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Published 23/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock’s Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was “warming up” to European assets following what it called the eurozone’s “impressive” efforts to [more…]

Prepping portfolios for next market storm? Not just gold and govvies

Prepping portfolios for next market storm? Not just gold and govvies

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - G7 government bonds? Check. Gold? Check. But that may not be enough as the coronavirus crisis accelerates a hunt for a wider [more…]

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are bearish on stocks, especially riskier assets, and expect a slower economic recovery as the risk of a second wave of [more…]

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Published 20/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England canceled this year’s stress test of major banks on Friday and said it may be hard to implement [more…]

Investors dump equities, bonds as coronavirus spooks markets, BofA says

Investors dump equities, bonds as coronavirus spooks markets, BofA says

Published 06/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pulled out of most asset classes, with stocks and bond funds seeing a combined $36 billion of outflows in the week [more…]

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Published 11/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - UBS Wealth Management said on Friday it still expects the UK government to ask for an extension to the deadline for exiting [more…]

Brexit: Deutsche Bank still sees 50% chance of no-deal by year-end

Brexit: Deutsche Bank still sees 50% chance of no-deal by year-end

Published 02/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday it still sees a 50% chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal by [more…]

BAML: Buy risky assets as sentiment gets extremely bearish

BAML: Buy risky assets as sentiment gets extremely bearish

Published 30/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday its market sentiment indicator has fallen to a level so bearish it has triggered [more…]