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The Bank of England goes bearish

The Bank of England (BoE) hiked UK bank rate to 1.75% last week, meeting expectations of a 50bps move. The immediate reaction in the market was to take bond yields lower. Why was this?

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Avoiding groupthink

It may seem like a strange question, but why should fund managers continue to pay attention to third-party investment strategists whose views have not worked out as expected?

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The costs and challenges of rising debt

I have committed to writing a maximum of 1,000 words in my weekly journal. It should take 5-7 minutes to read – so, by the time you finish reading this, the UK will have incurred about £1.5m in additional debt, equivalent to over £5,000 a second.

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Assessing Boris's impact

A colleague asked me how I would score Boris Johnson. In one sense that’s a pretty open goal: no coherent political philosophy, chaotic management, a trust deficit, record high taxes, inflation at a 40-year high and mountains of debt. However, history may be kinder, especially if Boris writes it.

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Recession fears take centre stage

It was the week of interest rate moves. But with a twist: the US Federal Reserve (Fed) went hard with a 75bps hike, while the Bank of England (BoE) increased rates from 1% to 1.25%.

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The bond market

James Carville, an advisor to President Clinton, was once quoted as saying: “I used to think if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the President or the Pope or a 0.400 baseball hitter. But now I want to come back as the bond market. You can intimidate anybody.”

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It's about real yields

The BBC really does not get finance and business reporting. Listening to the business slot on Radio 4 last Wednesday morning, it was apparent that they had missed the big news of the previous day.

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Talking about climate change

It was an interesting week for responsible investment. Stuart Kirk put the cat among the pigeons by suggesting that there were more important issues for investors to consider than climate change.

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Hurrah for business

What does ‘business’ mean in various societies and how do attitudes towards business reflect the culture of those societies?

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Cavaliers vs Roundheads

There is a line in the spoof history book ‘1066 and All That’ that refers to the sides in the English Civil War of the 17th century: Cavaliers (Wrong but Wromantic) and the Roundheads (Right but Repulsive). As a child I wanted to be a Cavalier but as an adult I find myself being a Roundhead.

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