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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tFebruary 19, 2019<\/span>\n What is shadow banking and why does it matter?<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management Money and banking are essential social institutions. Both have a long history extending to 3000BC and the Babylonians of present-day Iraq. There, … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tFebruary 11, 2019<\/span>\n Is Germany to blame for destabilizing the Eurozone?<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management Reports of troubles in the European economy usually focus on countries that lie on the periphery of the continent. Whether it was … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tFebruary 4, 2019<\/span>\n Investment Review: An optimistic start to 2019<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Hottinger Investment Management After one of the most torrid Decembers on record for equity markets, valuations returned to attractive levels while geo-political events aligned to create a good environment … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tJanuary 28, 2019<\/span>\n What are markets thinking about Brexit?<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management Since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, investors have often looked to currency markets as a barometer of … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tJanuary 21, 2019<\/span>\n What France\u2019s gilets jaunes movement says about the nation state<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management When French people take to the streets, the world usually notices. It was the uneasy alliance of Robespierre\u2019s Montagnards, Brissot\u2019s Girondins, and … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tJanuary 9, 2019<\/span>\n China eases monetary policy amid fears of liquidity shortage<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management Last week, the People\u2019s Bank of China announced that it would cut the reserve ratio requirement (RRR) by a further 100 basis … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tJanuary 7, 2019<\/span>\n Investment Review: A torrid December for US equities<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Hottinger Investment Management The calendar year 2018 was a difficult year for investors – particularly multi-asset investors – due to the number of different asset classes offering a negative … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tDecember 24, 2018<\/span>\n On the relationship between interest rates and exchange rates<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Zac Tate, Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management One of the ideas that lie at the heart of the theory of economics in a world in which capital can flow seamlessly … <\/p>\n

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\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\tDecember 18, 2018<\/span>\n European Central Bank reluctantly pauses Quantitative Easing<\/a>\n <\/div>\n
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By Economic Strategist, Hottinger Investment Management Until last week, it seemed that the slowing European economy was apparent to everyone except the officials at the European Central Bank (ECB). Autumn … <\/p>\n

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