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Europe, China and holiday planning

Guest blog: James Harries, Fund Manager, Newton Investment Management

In a client meeting yesterday I was asked if the concerns relating to Europe and China specifically and emerging markets more broadly are reasonable. Well, I do think that China is slowing and is likely to continue slowing; at Newton we think there’s been a big misallocation of capital in that economy and that the air coming out of the property sector there is likely to knock onto other areas of the economy in a way that won’t be particularly beneficial to investors.

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The success of the long distance investor

Guest blog: Anthony Cross, Fund Manager, Liontrust Asset Management

When Usain Bolt broke the world record for the 100 and 200 metres at the Beijing Olympics in August 2008, the world was still a month away from being shaken by the news that Lehman Brothers was filing for bankruptcy. Four years later, with the world’s best athletes preparing to descend on London, Lehmans turned out to be just one in a series of financial tremors.

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Event latest: Economic Forum returns to London

We’re bringing our Economic Forum back to London’s Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Wednesday 7 March.

The market outlook is still uncertain, so planning client investment strategies must be increasingly difficult. So our Economic Forum will provide you with the latest in-depth market updates along with useful hints and tips designed to help you succeed through this year to a post RDR world.

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How important is your reputation?

We’ve got together with Sky News presenter Jeff Randall to explain to you why reputation is critical in times of financial instability, as well as six top fund managers to present their expert assessments of China, UK Income, Absolute Return, Global Equity, Agriculture and Property.

All for one morning out of the office.

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Turbo charged events in 2011

I think it’s fair to say that events for advisers tend to follow a tried and tested format. It’s a good format but I think sometimes we are guilty of becoming stuck in a rut. Well not anymore…

We’ve used research and creative thinking to design truly useful and interactive forums for advisers – where you can use the expertise of the speakers to help you to find solutions to the challenges that you face and those that apply to your business. Continue reading

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