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  • TalkingEconomics: The EM export recovery - are we nearly there yet?

    05/08/2014

    The emerging market (EM) export recovery is seemingly always on the horizon, but never arriving. However, there are signs of a modest pick-up in some EM economies.

  • TalkingEconomics: Eurozone - making progress

    04/08/2014

    In order to unlock higher growth, the European Central Bank (ECB) must build on the improvements seen in credit conditions and the demand for credit. Higher growth is essential to reduce the eurozone’s vulnerability to any future macro or political shocks.

The Value Perspective News

  • Short change - How worried should you be that hedge funds appear so reluctant to short?

    Short change - How worried should you be that hedge funds appear so reluctant to short?

    Jamie Lowry

    21/08/2014

    Towards the start of the year, in Short notice, The Value Perspective referred to a Reuters interview in which Jim Chanos suggested the best time to be going short of markets – a practice in which he has built a reputation as a particularly skilled practitioner – is “when you feel like the village idiot and not an evil genius”.

  • Law of averages - Investors need to distinguish between 'time' and 'ensemble' averages

    Law of averages - Investors need to distinguish between 'time' and 'ensemble' averages

    Kevin Murphy

    20/08/2014

    Let's play a game we will call ‘Russian dice’, the rules of which were invented by a physicist/economist called Ole Peters. They are pretty simple – roll a dice and, if it comes up ‘one’, I will shoot you. Do you fancy playing? It does not sound very appealing but, if you were a nihilistic mathematician, you might be tempted because – in the very strictest terms – on average you will be absolutely fine.

Cazenove Capital funds have changed names

All of the Cazenove Capital funds have changed their names. View the full details.