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Japan on track for “multiyear structural bull market”

Japan outlook—Show me the money We maintain our view that Japanese risk assets—equities and real estate—are on track for a multiyear structural bull market. We believe 2017 is poised to bring a positive reversal of earnings momentum, with a pickup in top-line sales...

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NAVA CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH NEW OFFICE OPENING

Nava, a next generation consumer lending platform, is continuing its rapid expansion by launching a new office in Milton Keynes. The company, with headquarters in central London, hopes to capitalise on the town’s burgeoning reputation as a leading technology centre in...

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WisdomTree: General Election boost for sterling could be short-lived

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement of a General Election on June 8th and the pound’s subsequent rally Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree in Europe, said: “The sharp jump in the pound yesterday against a number of currencies, including the US dollar, was an acknowledgment that the snap election is likely to lead to more political certainty, given the Conservative Party’s lead in the polls.

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What makes the perfect pensions dashboard?

Thoughts of many in the industry will be on the ABI this week as it unveils the prototype of the pensions dashboard, the first genuine effort by the industry to create a system that allows people to see their pensions all in one place.

So what would the perfect dashboard look like? We spoke to a number of leading experts in the pensions industry on what, in their opinion, should be included and whether anything should be further considered to create a dashboard that works for everyone.

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Kames Capital: the bid for gilts is back

Supported by a cut in base rates, the relaunch of QE and portents of doom, the UK gilt market saw prices surge after the UK voted to leave the EU. With doom avoided and the promise of a more expansionary setting for US fiscal policy, bond markets – the UK included -...

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Redington announces senior hires as part of growth strategy

Redington, the leading independent investment consultant, has announced two senior hires to support its growth as a full-service investment consultancy and work towards its vision to make 100 million people financially secure. Founded in 2006, the business – which...

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