MARKETS 2015

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Global outlook: Rates, recession and recovery

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to raise rates by September, according to economists at Boston-based Standish. The group’s chief investment officer, David Leduc, says US growth will continue for the remainder of 2015 albeit at a slower pace than originally forecast as the headwinds faced in the opening quarter of the year will prove difficult to shrug off entirely.

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The waiting game

Latin America’s leading economies are facing serious headwinds but with a raft of upcoming elections in the second half of the year there may be scope for optimism say Insight’s Colm McDonagh (head of emerging markets fixed income) and Rodica Glavan (emerging market fixed income portfolio manager).

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Newton’s Iain Stewart on central bank fairy tales

The market continues to swallow the ‘policy is working’ narrative, which has led to a belief that authorities have investors’ backs no matter what, says Iain Stewart, leader of the real return team at BNY Mellon boutique, Newton.

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Welcome to Markets, a selection of forward looking views from investment experts at BNY Mellon’s investment boutiques. As we progress through 2015, countless questions remain unanswered but one thing is predictably certain – the rest of the year is unlikely to be dull for global financial markets. Our investment specialists address the prevailing challenges and opportunities within their particular fields.

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Investment Strategy

A here-and-now approach to addressing carbon emissions

Jason Lejonvarn, managing director-global investment strategist of Mellon Capital Management (MCM), examines ways investors can encourage corporates to lessen carbon emissions to mitigate the effects of global warming.

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Active versus passive nears tipping point

As many market indices have romped to all-time highs, faith in active managers to relatively outperform is being tested. But Walter Scott Investment Management argues increasing allocation to passive funds poses a number of potential problems over the long term.

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The road ahead

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London office space remains in high demand

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US housing stands on firmer ground

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