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Responsible spotlight - September 2022

Article | ESG | 28/09/2022

Cryptocurrencies have not had the best environmental track record and it’s easy to understand why. The primary argument for crypto not being ESG-friendly stems from the processing power required to mine the cryptocurrency and complete transactions in it.

The View - asset allocation update

Article | Investments | 20/09/2022

US inflation data ticked lower at the headline level, although rising core inflation pushed back any hopes of a ‘Fed pivot’ on interest rates. Indeed, rhetoric from the US Federal Reserve (Fed) remained resolutely hawkish, with inflation control still the top priority.

Panel Podcast - Has inflation peaked?

Article | Market updates | 07/09/2022

Economic forecasts predict inflation peaking over the summer months in major economies, before falling back towards the end of the year. While food and energy prices continue to soar and headline inflation levels ratchet ever higher, it can be hard to see what would cause inflation and indeed interest rates to pivot downwards.

Archinomics Monthly - August 2022

Article | Investments | 05/09/2022

China struggled to contain broad-based Covid outbreaks, as it stuck to its strict zero-Covid policy. The People’s Bank of China cut borrowing costs as economic data revealed that growth remains weak in the face of sporadic lockdowns, the ongoing property crisis and a severe drought which has led to power cuts.

Stagflation - what's the big story?

Article | Investments | 02/09/2022

High on the list of market worries at mid year was the risk of stagflation. As inflation hits multi decade highs and economists slash forecasts for GDP growth around the world, it’s not difficult to see why alarm bells are ringing.

Monthly Review - August 2022

Article | Investments | 02/09/2022

From lows touched in mid-June, when the Nasdaq was 30% off its highs, the tech sector has enjoyed a rally. Why? In part it’s a natural rebound from the sharp falls of the first half, with investors keen to pick up their favourite stocks at bargain prices.

The View - asset allocation update

Article | Investments | 31/08/2022

The most recent US consumer price index showed a slower annual increase, as inflationary pressures eased on the back of lower petrol prices.

Archinomics Monthly - July 2022

Article | Investments | 05/08/2022

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by 75 basis points for the second time in two months, taking them to a range of 2.25% to 2.5% - a level that is considered to be ‘neutral’ for the economy. 

Shrinkflation - what's the big story?

Article | Investments | 02/08/2022

Research in the UK showed that over 2,500 products shrank over a 5 year period, while only 614 got bigger. Welcome to the world of shrinkflation. We take a look at the serious side of a rather odd word.

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