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Sponsorship - 12/02/2016
ARTISTS NOMINATED FOR 2016 MARCEL DUCHAMP PRIZE
Lombard Odier has supported the prize almost since its launch.
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Investment strategy - 12/02/2016
CHINA AT THE CENTRE OF CONCERNS
Two players should be able to compensate for China’s slowdown.
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Investment strategy - 10/02/2016
WHERE WILL THE SELL-OFF GO FROM HERE?
Market fears don’t yet undermine fundamentals.
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Awards - 04/02/2016
LOMBARD ODIER NAMED PRIVATE BANK OF THE YEAR
Our innovation and excellence recognised at the Citywealth Awards.
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Investment strategy - 02/02/2016
SWISS FRANC SHOCK: A YEAR ON
Assessing the effects on markets and the economy
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Investment strategy - 28/01/2016
THE ART OF MEASURING IMPACT
Due diligence in the impact investing space.  
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Investment strategy - 22/01/2016
THE MARKET SELL-OFF IN PERSPECTIVE
Is this the end or just the beginning?
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 19/01/2016
Q1 2016 Investment Outlook
Investment strategy - 14/01/2016
HOW LOW CAN THE PRICE OF OIL GO?
Deciphering the market’s mixed messages.
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Investment strategy - 21/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: JAPAN OUTLOOK
A long journey to “600 trillion yen”
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Investment Strategy - 21/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: EMERGING MARKETS OUTLOOK
Persistent country divergences but no overall collapse  
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Investment strategy - 18/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: US OUTLOOK
No recession in 2016 but watch for election-related uncertainty
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Investment strategy - 18/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: EUROPE OUTLOOK
Political calm before the (2017) storm
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Investment strategy - 17/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: ASSET ALLOCATION
Greater volatility and low returns call for agile and disciplined investing.
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Investment strategy - 17/12/2015
QUARTERLY INVESTMENT STRATEGY: MORE OF THE SAME IN 2016
Economic cycles do not generally tend to follow calendar years
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Investment strategy - 15/12/2015
CAN RISK-BASED PORTFOLIOS SURVIVE A RISE IN RATES ?
Three findings that support risk-based performance in tightening times
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Philanthropy - 10/12/2015
HOLIDAY GIVING: OUR STAFF GET INVOLVED
The Fondation Lombard Odier is involving the Group's staff in its end-of-year holiday giving programme. We have selected four projects – each connected with the refugee crisis in Europe – and staff are invited to vote for the project that they would most like to support.
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Investment strategy - 09/12/2015
WHAT THE ‘RENMINBI MILESTONE’ MEANS FOR INVESTORS
Currency likely to remain stable following SRD decision
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Strategy bulletin - 02/12/2015
NEGATIVE RATES IN SWISS FRANCS : WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ?
Swiss government bonds are in long-term negative territory, posing clear challenges, and hidden opportunities, for investors denominated in the currency. Grégory Lenoir, Head of Asset Allocation at Lombard Odier, addresses the key considerations for portfolio positioning.
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My LO - 18/11/2015
My LO, THE NEW ONLINE PLATFORM THAT ENABLES CLIENTS TO CONSULT THEIR PORTFOLIOS
Awards - 11/11/2015
LOMBARD ODIER CROWNED BEST UAE PRIVATE BANK (INTERNATIONAL)
For the second consecutive year, Lombard Odier has been crowned Best United Arab Emirates Private Bank at the WealthBriefing GCC Region Awards 2015 in Dubai.
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Wealth services - 05/11/2015
GLOBAL PRIVATE BANKING AWARD 2015 HONOURS LOMBARD ODIER
Lombard Odier has been named Best Private Bank for Philanthropy Services at the Global Private Banking Award 2015.  
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Strategy Bulletin - 04/11/2015
LOMBARD ODIER CELEBRATES SINGAPORE’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
To honour Singapore's 50th anniversary, Lombard Odier held a Pioneers event at the exclusive Capella Hotel on 28 and 29 October 2015.  
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Strategy Bulletin - 03/11/2015
HAS RUSSIA SEEN THE WORST ?
To answer this question, four key elements need to be reviewed: monetary policy, fiscal policy, external debt and investment.
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Investment strategy - 30/10/2015
EMERGING MARKETS: THE FUNDAMENTAL DIVIDE
Still wide divergences despite the recent bout of contagion.
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Strategy Bulletin - 29/10/2015
BANK OF JAPAN MONETARY POLICY MEETING TO BE HELD ON 30 OCTOBER, 2015
Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting: what to expect?
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Investment strategy - 28/10/2015
JAPAN: ROUND TWO OF ABENOMICS
Is Japan just buying time before it must face up to reality?
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Media release - 26/10/2015
LOMBARD ODIER NAMES DUNCAN MACINTYRE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF PRIVATE CLIENT BUSINESS IN UK
Mr MacIntyre joins from Coutts & Co, effective 4 January 2016. The appointment underlines Lombard Odier’s ambition to further expand services to UK clientele.
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Investment strategy - 26/10/2015
EUROPE: DESPITE THE RISKS, THE RECOVERY GOES ON
Private demand helps Europe defy global growth fears.
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Investment strategy - 23/10/2015
US: WHAT LIES BENEATH THE HEADLINE FIGURES
Widening disparity in growth across key sectors.
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Investment strategy - 21/10/2015
ASSET ALLOCATION: HAVE OIL AND THE DOLLAR GONE TOO FAR?
Falling oil and the surging dollar should both run out of steam.
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Investment strategy - 20/10/2015
A CRISIS IN CONFIDENCE, NOT GROWTH
 Has the sky truly fallen in on investors?
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Investment strategy - 19/10/2015
Investment strategy – Private banking, 4th quarter 2015
Media release - 16/10/2015
IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award 2015 goes to Bavaria
Bavaria, one of the oldest privately held and run companies in the Netherlands, was awarded the 20th annual IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award.
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 14/10/2015
Q4 2015 INVESTMENT OUTLOOK
Strategy Bulletin - 12/10/2015
HOW WORRIED SHOULD WE BE ABOUT BRAZIL?
We have been particularly concerned about the Brazilian economy for some time now, but the pace of economic deterioration has accelerated over the past few months. What are the risks and implications of this slowdown?
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Strategy Bulletin - 06/10/2015
ADAPTING TO LOWER-FOR-LONGER OIL PRICES
Pascal Menges, an energy sector specialist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, gives his view on the outlook for oil companies, global oil demand and market dynamics.
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Strategy Bulletin - 28/09/2015
INVESTING FOR A "GOLDEN AGE"
We talk to Johan Utterman, a Portfolio Manager at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, about the ‘Golden Age’ strategy: investing in companies looking to profit from an ageing demographic.
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HYDROS - 21/09/2015
LITTLECUP 2015 : a resounding victory for Franck Cammas
After a week of sailing, often struggling with capricious weather conditions on Lake Geneva, Franck Cammas and Louis Viat of Groupama claimed top position on the podium of the C-Class LITTLECUP.
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 18/09/2015
Expert view: The Fed holds its fire, again
HYDROS - 18/09/2015
LITTLECUP : France and Switzerland reach the finals
The qualifying phase of the LITTLECUP 2015 is nearly over. After 6 fleet races run over 4 days, it is no surprise that Groupama has qualified and will be defending its title in the final against the Swiss team Axon Racing on Friday and Saturday.
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HYDROS - 16/09/2015
LITTLECUP: The storm before the calm
LITTLECUP teams experience winds of change during the first two days of racing.
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Media release - 11/09/2015
Lombard Odier Zurich invests in the future
Lombard Odier’s new Zurich office was opened on 10 September
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HYDROS - 09/09/2015
Littlecup 2015: Geneva welcomes the fastest catamarans in the world
As an official partner of LITTLECUP 2015 and the Hydros Foundation, Lombard Odier looks forward to welcoming all sailing, competition and innovation enthusiasts in Geneva, from 12 to 20 September 2015, to experience this amazing adventure.
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Media release - 07/09/2015
ETF Securities and Lombard Odier IM launch Switzerland’s first range of fundamentally-weighted smart beta fixed income ETFs
ETF Securities, one of the world’s leading innovators of exchange traded products, and Lombard Odier Investment Managers (Lombard Odier IM), a pioneer in smart beta fixed income investing, have today listed a range of transparent, cost-effective and UCITS-compliant fundamentally-weighted fixed income ETFs on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
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Strategy Bulletin - 31/08/2015
Chinese checkers: How the global game has changed
After a turbulent few weeks in markets, Stephane Monier, CIO of Lombard Odier (Europe) reflects on the recent upheaval and how it has affected our views. Much, he feels, comes down to one key question: how worried should we be about China?
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Media release - 28/08/2015
THE LOMBARD ODIER GROUP REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2015
Total client assets on 30 June 2015 amounted to CHF 209 billion, of which assets under management were CHF 155 billion Net inflows were positive across all business lines Consolidated net profit amounted to CHF 70 million, up 12% vs half year 2014 Fully-loaded Basel III CET1 ratio stood at 22.7%
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Sponsorship - 21/08/2015
LITTLECUP: INTERVIEW WITH DENIS HOREAU
Wealth Planning - 12/08/2015
FAMILY AFFAIRS: WEALTH PLANNING IN ACTION
A move overseas or a change in family circumstances require big financial decisions. We profile two very different people in two very demanding situations.
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Media release - 10/08/2015
Lombard Odier IM appoints a CAT bond team
LOIM launches ILS offering and hires CAT bond team; Dr Gregor Gawron to head Insurance Linked Strategies. The offering meets the need for low correlated building blocks for diversified portfolios.
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Family Business - 06/08/2015
Renewal in family businesses: open-heart surgery
We caught up with Dr Thomas Zellwegger, Director of the Center for Family Business at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, on the fringes of a family business conference organised in May with the Family Business Network. We asked him about some of the challenges facing family businesses.
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Strategy Bulletin - 30/07/2015
FED IN FOCUS
Reviewing the outlook for US interest rates
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Strategy Bulletin - 21/07/2015
Convertible bonds: attractive in a low-yield environment
Convertible bonds have risen in popularity with investors in recent years. Nathalia Barazal, Lombard Odier Investment Managers’ head of convertible bonds, explains more about these hybrid assets.
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Strategy Bulletin - 20/07/2015
UK Budget – All change for the non-domiciled client
Summary of the July 2015 budget changes.
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Investment strategy - 17/07/2015
Investment strategy – Private banking, 3rd quarter 2015
From one episode of volatility to the next.
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 15/07/2015
Q3 Investment Outlook from our European bank
Press release - 14/07/2015
HYDROCONTEST 2015: DESIGNING TOMORROW'S BOATS
The teams from 16 major engineering schools hailing from all corners of the globe arrived in Switzerland last weekend to spend a week beside and on Lake Geneva taking part in HYDROCONTEST 2015.
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Strategy Bulletin - 08/07/2015
Investing and social contribution: killing two birds with one stone
Impact investing gives investors the opportunity to both generate financial returns and make a positive contribution to society.
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Strategy Bulletin - 06/07/2015
Greece: after the referendum
Following the crucial referendum on Sunday, we’d like to share our updated view on the situation in Greece.
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Strategy Bulletin - 03/07/2015
Time to re-visit Emerging Markets?
Although forecasts are looking gloomy in the short term, investors cannot afford to ignore the structural growth of the emerging market consumer in the long run.
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Strategy Bulletin - 01/07/2015
Modern Investor: Economou: the ‘triple whammy’ threat facing pension funds
Pension schemes face a triple whammy. If nothing improves that means the deficit for Europe’s pension schemes will continue to rise.
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Press release - 29/06/2015
LITTLECUP 2015: the elite of technology-driven sailing meet this September in Geneva
The countdown has begun. In less than three months, a new chapter will unfold in the fantastic human and technological adventure that is the LITTLECUP. Steve Clark, President of the C Class, has tasked the Hydros Foundation with the organisation of the 27th LITTLECUP, which is now entering the final stretch.
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26/06/2015
Impressionist and Modern Art - A Lombard Odier and Christie’s Event
Guests mingled beside works by Monet, van Gogh and Picasso in Christie’s London Mayfair showrooms.
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 26/06/2015
Expert view: What should you do with your cash holdings?
29/05/2015
Wealth Planning at Lombard Odier
Strategy Bulletin - 28/05/2015
OIL UPSIDE IS CAPPED
After the recent rally in oil, what is the outlook further ahead?  
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Investment Strategy Podcast - 19/05/2015
Opportunities and risks in global markets
Strategy Bulletin - 20/04/2015
China's new regulations and monetary easing
Investment strategy - 01/04/2015
Investment strategy – Private banking, 2nd quarter 2015
Media releases - 10/03/2015
The Lombard Odier Group reports 2014 results
Strategy Bulletin - 17/02/2015
Our Q&A on Greece
Five questions on the current situation in Greece. Can it be resolved, and what is the risk of contagion to the Eurozone?
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Media releases - 19/01/2015
Lombard Odier Investment Managers Appoints Théodore Economou to lead multi-asset business
Role to build on risk-based model with institutional Investors
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Strategy Bulletin - 17/12/2014
Economic outlook 2015
Investment strategy - 12/12/2014
Investment strategy – Private banking, 1st quarter 2015
Our 10 investment ideas for 2015
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Media release - 11/12/2014
Lombard Odier enters strategic agreement with Thailand’s Kasikornbank to expand Asia footprint
Lombard Odier, Geneva’s oldest wealth manager, has signed a strategic agreement with Kasikornbank to expand its footprint in Asia and offer the Thai bank’s private clients access to top-tier global investment solutions and wealth management expertise.
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Strategy Bulletin - 01/12/2014
Lower oil prices:good news, or bad?
The past months have been marked by weaker oil prices. Investors should probably factor in durably lower oil prices than they have been used to. Is this good or bad news?
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Strategy Bulletin - 03/11/2014
Rough times for South America
Gone is the dynamic growth that propelled Latin America as one of the top performing regions between 2010 and 2012. But not all is bad.
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Media release - 16/10/2014
IMD and Lombard Odier recognise Ayala Corporation for its excellence, integrity and contribution to nation building
Ayala Corporation, one of the oldest and largest business groups in the Philippines, was awarded the 19th annual IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award.
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Investment strategy - 10/10/2014
Investment strategy – Private banking, 4th quarter 2014
The "low for longer" economic scenario is gaining traction, acknowledging continued deleveraging efforts, adverse demographic trends and lack of productivity growth.
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Strategy Bulletin - 16/09/2014
Investors should prepare for lower long-term potential growth
Over the past few years, global economies have gone through a major transition. What are the consequences for financial assets and portfolio construction?
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Media release - 28/08/2014
The Lombard Odier Group reports results for the first half of 2014
Solid earnings and strategic diversification across three business lines.
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Strategy Bulletin - 05/08/2014
Why commodities are back in focus
This year has seen commodities come back on investors’ radar screens. Selectivity, however, remains key.
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Media release - 15/07/2014
Lombard Odier appoints Henry Fischel-Bock as Head of its domestic European private client business
Lombard Odier Group today announced the appointment of Henry Fischel-Bock as Head of its domestic European private client business, effective 1 January 2015.
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Investment strategy - 09/07/2014
Investment strategy – Private banking, 3rd quarter 2014
Globalisation is under pressure. The new mantra could be regionalisation, but the transition is challenging.
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Strategy Bulletin - 20/06/2014
Will the SNB have to follow the ECB?
Now that the ECB has finally come up with a reflation program, the question of the SNB’s ability to hold its 1.20 floor with the EUR is back in focus again.
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Strategy Bulletin - 16/05/2014
Emerging markets: time to differentiate
Since late 2011 emerging markets equities have been trading sideways, lacking clear direction. How can investors differentiate between emerging countries?
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Media release - 12/05/2014
New TEDxLakeGeneva conference: how to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world
TEDxLakeGeneva will focus on our capacity and willingness to adapt in order to succeed in an ever-changing world.
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Strategy Bulletin - 24/04/2014
China’s deleveraging strategy
With its total domestic debt stock hovering at 230% of GDP, the risk of a domestic debt crisis in China is no longer negligible. Does China have a credible strategy to avoid this risk?
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Investment strategy - 14/04/2014
Investment strategy – Private banking, 2nd quarter 2014
Overall market conditions should remain favorable for developed countries, but further tightening and slower growth lie ahead for emerging economies, still battling credit and currency-led inflation.
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Strategy Bulletin - 18/03/2014
Abenomics. The easy part is over
While Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic program, “Abenomics”, has clearly been acknowledged by the domestic economy and markets since its launch in Dec.
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Strategy Bulletin - 13/02/2014
What are the ecb’s options?
The European Central Bank’s (ECB) President Mario Draghi held his monetary policy steady in February.
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Strategy Bulletin - 21/01/2014
Lower chinese growth and opportunities
One major investor concern as we start 2014 is declining Chinese growth.
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Investment Strategy - 20/01/2014
Investment strategy – Private banking, 1st quarter 2014
A slow and progressive healing process is gaining traction. World growth looks set to be slightly stronger in 2014, driven by developed economies.
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