I am shocked – shocked – to hear that impeachment talk is going on in this market!
I recently attended a large quant conference in Hong Kong during which I overheard some of the participants – not me - discussing what the recent political noise out of the US ...
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Stormy week for Gilts; Less negative relationship between equity and fixed income drives portfolio risk higher
Last week, Gilt yields took a choppy ride, starting with an 8-basis point surge in the 10-year benchmark rate on Tuesday to its highest level since April 2012.
So, the opinion polls don’t always get it wrong after all!
One lesson we have learned from these recent referendums and elections is that voters cannot be relied on to do what politicians, and financial markets, expect them to do.
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Gilt yields fall after surprise election result; Pound down, FTSE up in familiar pattern
Last week, we saw British Gilts outperform their US and German counterparts, as the general election on Thursday, June 8, resulted in a so-called “hung” parliament.