MARKET OUTLOOK

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In summary our thoughts are: Economic growth to continue over 2016, albeit at a slower pace China slowdown to continue – more downside risks to the Chinese Yuan. Oil prices bottoming this year – we don’t expect a sharp price upturn. Developed world equities to remain volatile this year as the economic cycle is maturing. Focusing on profitable companies with … Read More

Greek exit risk remains

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Unlike most euro area leaders who would be loath to utter a thought that did not sit well at a Davos conference, the new Syriza government truly consists of a bunch of outsiders who have little personal stake in upholding the establishment’s agenda. It does introduce a significant amount of uncertainty about the outcome of any future negotiations between the … Read More

Equities

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We remain overweight Global Stocks, we are reducing Exposure To The U.S. While valuations are not as compelling as they once were, in a world of negative real rates, equities still offer significantly more upside than most other assets. We upgraded euro area and Japanese equities at the expense of US stocks. The reasons for underweighting U.S. stocks are straightforward. … Read More

The Global Economy

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Tail winds for Developed Markets, head winds in Emerging Markets The engine of global growth continues to shift back from emerging markets to developed econo-mies. The euro area and Japan should see the biggest pickup in growth during the remainder of the year. Both regions are benefiting from lower oil prices, cheap currencies, and reflationary monetary policies. The U.S. economy … Read More

Outlook For 2015 An Unstable Bull Market

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We do not believe that the basic macroeconomic backdrop has changed very much from last quarter. In other words, the U.S. economy will continue to lead the rest of the world, and the Fed will continue to be ahead of other central banks in terms of monetary renormalization. The only difference here is that China is joining Europe and Japan … Read More

Coping With An Oversaving World

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Six years into recovery, the decisive attribute of the global economy is still private sector savings far exceeding investment demand. As a result, there have been clear tendencies of price declines and sub-trend growth in many parts of the world. Tradable goods prices have been falling, inflation expectations have crashed almost everywhere and the euro zone economy is on the … Read More

Jersey maintains leading position for high value corporate listings as global market capitalisation rises

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Jersey has affirmed its position as a leading centre for companies looking to list, with the volume and value of Jersey companies listed on exchanges around the world rising significantly in the past 12 months, according to figures collated by Jersey Finance. The latest figures show that there are now a total of 110 Jersey companies listed on exchanges around … Read More

Analysis of States of Jersey Financial Report and Accounts 2012

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There is no doubt that Jersey is in a very strong financial position. The past decision to balance budgets, to ‘fund’ the Public Sector pension provisions, and to build up a ‘rainy-day’ reserve has resulted in a stronger financial environment than most other similar jurisdictions. However there is no room for complacency for, in terms of financial strength, each of … Read More

Consultation Response Treasury & Resources White Paper Tax Rules Applying To Personal Pensions and Pension Schemes

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Consultation Response Treasury & Resources White Paper Tax rules applying to Pensions and Pension Schemes We write with general agreement to the proposed changes and applaud the use of the White Paper Consultation process. TEAM Asset Management offers bespoke investment management advice to a diversified portfolio of clients. Provision for retirement is an important aspect of financial planning and the … Read More

JFSC Protect Your Money

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Protect Your Money is a new consumer education initiative from the Jersey Financial Services Commission. The aim of this website is to provide consumers with clear, impartial information and guidance in relation to financial products, so that they can have greater control of their financial affairs and the confidence to make informed decisions when choosing such products. For more details … Read More