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Chart of the Week: ISM moves higher, getting close to model peak

This week’s Chart of the Week highlights the latest release of the ISM Manufacturing PMI in the US, along with how it is...

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Chart of the Week: S&P 500 technical chart after Omicron scare

This week’s Chart of the Week just shows the technicals of the S&P 500 stock index after Friday’s fall aft...

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Chart of the Week: bond yields nowhere near where they would be

This week’s Chart of the Week comes via Deutsche Bank, and highlights just how out of kilter financial markets are i...

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Sustainable Investing: on the road to net zero by 2050

Across the financial services industry there are a number of key themes that are ongoing and emerging, including regulator...

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Chart of the Week: historic perspective of US inflation print

This week’s Chart of the Week pretty much picked itself. It is of course the big US inflation print, which came in a...

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US Inflation at 31 year high, the Fed, and what it means for investors

The Fed has insisted all along that the rise in US inflation to levels not seen for decades with be “transitory”, that...

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Month in Review for October 2021

The monthly summary of global markets, movements, and recent data (Month in Review – October 2021) is now available. It ...

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Chart of the Week: the inflation based warning flag for 2022

We are all a function of our experience, and it is no different for those working in financial markets. With inflation at ...

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Chart of the Week: the 2yr bond yield goes parabolic

This week’s Chart of the Week shows the big move in the Australian 2 year Government bond yield. Last week, the RBA...

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