Callum Thomas

This week it's a look at credit risk pricing in the Eurozone. This is a chart I've been using a lot in recent months, of course as of the last week it's looking a bit more interesting now! The reason why I've highlighted this chart in the past is that... Show More

Jacob Mitchell

Following the Macron victory, Sunny Bangia, Deputy PM at Antipodes Partners, has provided this analysis for the road ahead for the EU. With the election of Emmanuel Macron to France’s highest office, the European Union (EU) now stands at a crossroads. As a monetary union with structurally different economies, the... Show More

Livewire Equities

In his most recent 'Strategist's Corner' piece, the well followed James Swanson from MFS Investment Management cautioned on global growth outlining four following potential hurdles: "If markets stumble as 2017 progresses, it is unlikely to be because of some unexpected political event, but rather because of a reversal in the... Show More

Marcus Tuck

Italy's much-delayed constitutional referendum looks like it will finally go ahead on 4 December. It has the potential to destabilize the European Union if the "No" vote wins. As described in a report by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), Italy's referendum effectively pits the technocracy against the masses who have... Show More

Magellan Asset Management

Estimates state that the Italian banking system is holding around €360 billion of non-performing loans and if banks were required to write down these loans to current market values the Italian banking system could be required to raise up to €40 billion of new capital. The issue is that the... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Following the atrocious attacks in Paris this weekend, Saxo Capital Markets Asia Macro Strategist Kay Van-Petersen says that while "Parisians will emerge out of this stronger and more united than before, unfortunately politics will be something very different". Van-Petersen believes the latest terrorist episode claimed by ISIS will put even... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

Evidence is beginning to support a long, slow-growth expansion in the Eurozone. One of Livewire’s contributors, Nick Griffin of K2 Asset Management, who’s based in London is pretty bullish on Europe, "the stocks there are the cheapest in the world". He explains further why he is excited about Europe in... Show More

Livewire News

Mark Dow, the global macro hedge fund manager says “it’s going to be ok” and provides seven points to back up his reassuring words. Dow says 1) We’re more psychologically prepared for a Grexit than we were in 2010. 2) We’re now more financially prepared. 3) We’re more economically prepared.... Show More

Livewire News

Gavyn Davies, formerly Head of Global Economics at Goldman Sachs and now blogger at the FT says “Assuming that the oil price is now tracing out a bottoming pattern, as US fracking output is rapidly reduced and oil demand begins to rise, the global deflationary shock is over, for now... Show More

Livewire News

Roubini: There are signs of life in the eurozone. “The latest economic data from the eurozone suggest that recovery may be at hand. What is driving the upturn? What obstacles does it face? And what can be done to sustain it? The immediate causes of recovery are not difficult to... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Growth in Eurozone looks like a 'total loss' for 2014: Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank With Eurozone GDP figures out on Thursday, Saxo Bank Chief Economist and CIO Steen Jakobsen says the signs aren't good. While predicting a quarterly growth figure of 0.1%, Jakobsen warns there is also a... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Global stocks on the rise, but only just - investment outlook from Saxo Private Bank CIO Teis Knuthsen Global equities rose by 0.7 per cent in April, ending a choppy month with a small gain. Despite the MSCI World Index rising to an all-time high at the beginning of this month,... Show More