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Ewan Thompson, Head of Emerging Market Equities, Neptune Over the last two years, emerging markets have enjoyed a strong return to outperformance, driven by the first synchronised global growth episode since before the global financial crisis. With emerging market economic indicators accelerating rapidly – and faster than those in developed markets – Ewan Thompson, discusses […]

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Tyrie named as new chair of competition regulator

Former Treasury select committee chair Andrew Tyrie has been named as the new chairman of the Competition and Markets Authority. The ex-MP is best known for asking tough questions of the financial services sector while at the head of the influential parliamentary group. While the FCA also has a competition remit, the CMA is likely […]

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What price (more) freedoms?

George Osborne will make his last Budget speech of the current parliamentary term this week, and the early media briefings suggest that pensions will again feature heavily in that statement. So what are we able to learn from the weekend’s coverage?

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