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EU Have To Know Your Audience

25 May 2016
EU Have To Know Your Audience
Adam Shaw, Account Manager at FWD, looks at George Osborne's claims around Brexit and house prices, and how it is a case of knowing your audience.

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10 MINUTES WITH OUR LATEST RECRUIT, JASMIN ATWAL

25 May 2016
10 MINUTES WITH OUR LATEST RECRUIT, JASMIN ATWAL
Ten minutes with our new Account Executive, Jasmin AtwalWe have a new face on the PR team! Jasmin Atwal has joined us as Account Executive. We have managed to steal her away from her new duties for ten minutes to tell you a bit about her background.

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Global Markets Update - Monday 23 May 2016

23 May 2016
Global Markets Update - Monday 23 May 2016
Global stockmarkets struggled to make progress as speculation grew that US interest rates could be raised in the summer.

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FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 20 MAY 2016

20 May 2016
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 20 MAY 2016
According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, global fund managers have cut their UK equity allocation from a 20% average underweight last month to a current 36% average underweight. Despite investors identifying Brexit as the biggest tail risk in the world, 71% polled believe Brexit is unlikely or not likely at all.

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Global Markets Update - Monday 16 May 2016

16 May 2016
Global Markets Update - Monday 16 May 2016
Rising oil prices and signs that US consumers are spending again helped to buoy global stockmarkets.

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FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 13 MAY 2016

13 May 2016
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 13 MAY 2016
Baring Asset Management’s multi-asset team has boosted its weighting to emerging Asia for the first time in years, at the expense of Japanese equities. Marino Valensise, head of Barings’ multi-asset group, said the scale of the credit boom in China should benefit emerging Asia, but believes the cyclical recovery will be temporary.

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Global Markets Update - Monday 9 May 2016

09 May 2016
Global Markets Update - Monday 9 May 2016
Rising risk aversion caused stockmarkets to retreat while safe haven assets rallied.

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FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 06 May 2016

06 May 2016
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS -  06 May 2016
According to Moody’s survey, a Brexit would be a “non-event” for money market funds in the UK. Almost 90% said the UK leaving the European Union would not prompt a relocation of their management functions, nor would it prompt major changes for the $258bn money market fund assets managed in the UK.

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Brexit - Should I stay or should i go

05 May 2016
Brexit - Should I stay or should i go

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Global Markets Update - Monday 02 May 2016

03 May 2016
Global Markets Update - Monday 02 May 2016
Global equities fall on weak US economic data while deflation returnsAnchor to Japan and the eurozone

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