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Access a range of articles, podcasts, videos and useful materials from our expert team at Architas and our leading, global fund group partners. You will find information on a variety of topics such as financial markets, multi-manager investing, macroeconomics, responsible investing and ESG and themes such as Megatrends to help keep you up to speed on the latest news and views.

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.

Monthly Review - July 2022

Article | Investments | 02/08/2022

Although little known in global markets, Chinese auto maker BYD has taken the World No 1 slot for sales of electric vehicles. The company, whose name stands for ‘Build Your Dreams’, has leapfrogged the ambitions of established car manufacturers such as VW or Ford to beat Tesla into second place.

Responsible spotlight - July 2022

Article | ESG | 27/07/2022

President Joe Biden came into office hoping to be the most eco-friendly president in US history, with ambitious plans to fight the threat of climate change. But he has been thwarted every step of the way by congressional and judicial roadblocks.

Dollar dominance

Article | Market updates | 25/07/2022

The US dollar has been the global reserve currency, dominating the international payments system, ever since sterling lost its grip on the title around 80 years ago. What are the forces driving this already dominant currency higher?

Panel Podcast - China pulls ahead?

Article | Market updates | 21/07/2022

We examine these diverging East/West trends and look at how they could play out across different asset classes. We also focus on recent adjustments to our tactical asset allocation.

The View - asset allocation update

Article | Investments | 07/07/2022

Recession fears mounted for the US and European economies, whereas China rebounded following easing of Covid lockdowns. Central bank policy showed a marked West/East split, as the US and Europe flagged increasingly aggressive interest rate hikes to address inflation.

Bullwhip effect - what's the big story?

Article | Investments | 04/07/2022

The disruption to global supply chains, caused by the pandemic, was an early harbinger of the soaring prices that have fuelled multi-decade highs in inflation. We take a look at the phenomenon known as the ‘bullwhip effect’.

Monthly Review - June 2022

Article | Investments | 04/07/2022

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) hiked interest rates by 75 basis points and sent financial markets reeling. Not least because a 50 basis points hike had been signalled. 

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