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Global investor confidence up

Global investor confidence has risen in April, according to the latest edition of the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI).  The index climbed to 114.5, up 3.0 points from March's revised reading of 111.5. Investors across all regions expressed an appetite for risk, with the North American...
Second breakfast

Mint - Blain's Morning Porridge I don't think he knows about second breakfast.. The Morning Porridge is unrestricted market commentary freely available to all investors on an unsolicited basis. It is not investment research.  Marvellous day yesterday. The ten-year US treasury broke through the...
Shifting down a gear through diversification

Schroders says it has been shifting our investment strategy down a gear by increasing diversification. The firm's Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments, Johanna Kyrklund, explains why. If the US economy continues to grow through the second quarter, the current expansion from trough to peak will...
A grey dawn breaking

Mint - Blain's Morning Porridge And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking, and a grey mist on the sea's face, and a grey dawn breaking... The Morning Porridge is unrestricted market commentary freely available to all investors on an unsolicited basis. It is not investment...
April falls: inflation and sterling down, cash threat remains


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