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Finding one’s feet

Field opens up for Diageo... We had a cautious opening to the week with markets mixed following the big falls previously. But in credit, we focused on the deal flow. And that came courtesy of a triple tranche effort from Diageo, representing a poke in the eye for all those doomsayers suggesting we're a busted flush when equities are so volatile and there is a stench of event [...]

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Corporate credit, a safe haven

Heads you win... Well, that was exciting. Just as many were reaching for the towel (to throw it in), US equity markets bounced - but unconvincingly, offering some relief into the weekend. It isn't all over - not just yet - but the price action of Friday will keep concerns at elevated levels. Without knowing how the following week(s) might play out, it is tempting to belie [...]

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All the makings of a systemic crisis

Spectre of higher inflation/yields shake markets... We lived through the tremors which came from the Brexit vote, Trump's presidential win and his administration's many policies including problems in US foreign policy around Iran, China and Russia - and more lately the potential for an EM crisis sparked by ructions in places like Turkey and South Africa. Italy continues to b [...]

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Inflation concerns trump Italian ones

Complacent? Not on inflation... Will something just happen! - because so much has threatened the end of the run that financial markets have had in the decade since the crisis started, but we've managed to see off most situations. Italy threatens now but it isn't erupting - and until it does the contagion from the shuffling that we're seeing now between the government and the [...]

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Don’t Forget…Corporate Bonds expert Dr Suki Mann

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