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INVESTMENT INSIGHTS  | 
July 2015
 |  FEATURING Gerald Du Manoir & Matt Miller

China’s Economy-in-Transition Still Ripe for Investment

A portfolio manager discusses the investment opportunities he’s finding in China now that the nation’s infrastructure-building economy has transitioned into one that is more consumer-oriented.

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INVESTMENT INSIGHTS  | 
July 2015
 |  FEATURING Wesley K.-S. Phoa , Gerald Du Manoir & Matt Miller

Europe Showing Signs of Recovery

Two portfolio managers discuss Europe’s progress in the recovery cycle and how currency and valuations shifts have created investment opportunities.

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INVESTMENT INSIGHTS  | 
July 2015
 |  FEATURING Gerald Du Manoir & Matt Miller

Evolving Japan Now Offers Intriguing Opportunities

A portfolio manager discusses the recent evolution among some Japanese companies toward a more shareholder-friendly management strategy.

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INVESTMENT INSIGHTS  |  Mon Jun 01 13:38:00 PDT 2015

Recent Developments in the Greek Debt Saga

The situation in Greece remains very fluid. Unwilling to implement certain proposed austerity measures, the Greek government has rejected the proposal for an extension of the financial bailout package by its official creditors. That said, it is not a foregone conclusion that this will lead to a significant debt default or Greece’s exit from the eurozone.

Nevertheless, the possibility of both events has increased, leading to greater caution among investors and a flight to safer, more liquid financial assets. The next week is an important one and we will continue to monitor events closely. According to media reports, a last-ditch effort to broker a deal between the Greek government and its creditors may be underway.

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MARKET COMMENTARY  | 
May 2015
 |  FEATURING Anne Vandenabeele

How Abenomics Can Help Japan

An economist outlines four ways in which Abenomics is designed to help the Japanese economy and assesses the likelihood of long-term success.

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