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September 2019 investment update

The summer of 2019 was always going to be a tricky time to navigate. When trading volumes lighten, macro news can cause elevated volatility across asset classes. Our September monthly investment update is now available to download and view online.

Team Human vs Team Tech

Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist, documentarian and Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at Queens College, CUNY, argues that by unthinkingly embracing disruptive technology, we could lose sight of what makes us human.

Dolfin shortlisted twice in the International Investment Awards 2019

Simon Black, our Head of Investment Management, has been shortlisted in the ‘Emerging Talent of the Year’ category and Dolfin as a firm for ‘Excellence in Client Service’, in the annual International Investment Awards. Voting is now open.

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September 2019 investment update

The summer of 2019 was always going to be a tricky time to navigate. When trading volumes lighten, macro news can cause elevated volatility across asset classes. Our September monthly investment update is now available to download and view online.

Simon Black
/ 11 September 2019

Investment update: August 2019

Our monthly breakfast briefing is an opportunity to better understand how recent economic and political developments are likely to affect financial markets. Guests had the chance to hear some of our latest investment ideas and to question our views.

Dolfin
/ 9 August 2019

August 2019 investment update

With US vs China and UK vs the EU we anticipate bouts of elevated volatility in H2 2019 – which will require nimble movement in and out of equity markets to avoid losses. Our August monthly investment update is now available to download and view online.

Simon Black
/ 9 August 2019

July 2019 investment update

Global equity markets rebounded strongly with the MSCI World Index recovering from its worst month of the year in May, to close up +6.6 per cent in June. The S&P 500, having experienced its worst May since 2010, climbed to all-time high of 2,964 in June.

Simon Black
/ 12 July 2019

June 2019 investment update

Welcome to our revised Monthly Investment Update in which we pull back the curtain on some of the decisions that we made last month, the rationale behind them, and how they translated into our Dolfin custodied global multi-asset portfolios.

Simon Black
/ 20 June 2019

March 2019 investment update

Markets have rallied despite what appears to be the largest economic deceleration in recent years. How long will markets ignore the fact that corporate revenue, earnings and margin forecasts are deteriorating? It seems as if risk markets once again see bad news as good news, writes Dolfin’s Head of Investment Management, Richard Gray.

Dolfin
/ 6 March 2019

February 2019 investment update

Despite a deterioration in economic data, particularly in Europe and China, risk markets started 2019 on the front foot. This seemed to be largely due to a renewed spirit of dovishness amongst some of the world’s most important central bankers, writes Dolfin’s Head of Investment Management, Richard Gray.

/ 11 February 2019

Q1 2019 market views

Richard Gray, Head of Investment Management, believes that “now is the time to mend nets”. Download this quarter’s market views document and watch Richard provide his thoughts on some of 2019’s big themes for investors.

/ 10 January 2019
2018

October 2018 investment update

Georgios Mouskoundi, Head of Advisory, introduces our investment update for September. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 8 October 2018

September 2018 investment update

Georgios Mouskoundi, Head of Advisory, introduces our investment update for September. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

Dolfin
/ 17 September 2018

August 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for August. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 7 August 2018

Q3 2018 investment outlook

Our latest investment outlook is now available. It contains macro analysis by region and asset class, actionable investment ideas, and a scorecard showing how well the suggestions presented in our previous outlook have performed since. Our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou introduces it.

/ 18 July 2018

July 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for July. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 9 July 2018

June 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for June. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 7 June 2018

May 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for May. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 9 May 2018

Q2 2018 investment outlook

Our latest investment outlook is now available. It contains macro analysis by region and asset class, actionable investment ideas, and a scorecard showing how well the suggestions presented in our previous outlook have performed since. Our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou introduces it.

/ 16 April 2018

April 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for April. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

Dolfin
/ 6 April 2018

March 2018 investment update

Vassilis Papaioannou, CIO, introduces our investment update for March. The document contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 6 March 2018

Investment update video: March 2018

Watch our Chief Investment Officer, Vassilis Papaioannou in conversation with our Chief Marketing Officer, Andrew Carrier discussing the latest monthly investment update, as well as the events in February that caused market volatility and what can we expect next.

Dolfin
/ 6 March 2018

February 2018 investment update

Our investment update for February is now available. It contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 9 February 2018

Q1 2018 investment outlook

Our latest investment outlook is now available. It contains macro analysis by region and asset class, actionable investment ideas, and a scorecard showing how well the suggestions presented in our previous outlook have performed since. Our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou introduces it.

/ 31 January 2018

January 2018 investment update

Our investment update for January is now available. It contains an overview of our views on the various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the euro area, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 12 January 2018
2017

December 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for December is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 5 December 2017

Q4 2017 investment outlook

Our latest investment outlook is now available. It contains macro analysis by region and asset class, actionable investment ideas, and a scorecard showing how well the suggestions presented in our previous outlook have performed since. Our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou introduces it.

/ 13 November 2017

November 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for November is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 3 November 2017

October 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for October is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 9 October 2017

Investment update video: September 2017

Watch our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou, present our monthly investment update. In this short video, he provides a macroeconomic framework for September and an overview of the asset classes.

/ 12 September 2017

September 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for September is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 4 September 2017

August 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for August is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 8 August 2017

Q3 2017 investment outlook

Our latest investment outlook is now available. It contains macro analysis by region and asset class, actionable investment ideas, and a scorecard showing how well the suggestions presented in our previous outlook have performed since. Our CIO, Vassilis Papaioannou introduces it.

/ 24 July 2017

July 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for July is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 10 July 2017

June 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for June is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 7 June 2017

May 2017 investment outlook

Our investment outlook for May is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 8 May 2017

April 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for April is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

Dolfin
/ 10 April 2017

March 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for March is now available. It contains an overview of our views on various asset classes, macroeconomic analysis for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 3 March 2017

February 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for February is now available. It contains an overview of asset classes, detailed macroeconomic outlooks for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 6 February 2017

January 2017 investment update

Our investment outlook for January is now available. It contains an overview of asset classes, detailed macroeconomic outlooks for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 13 January 2017
2016

December 2016 investment update

Our investment outlook for December is now available. It contains an overview of asset classes, detailed macroeconomic outlooks for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 7 December 2016

November 2016 investment update

Our investment outlook for November is now available. It contains an overview of asset classes, detailed macroeconomic outlooks for the US, UK and the Eurozone, as well as a range of high conviction investment ideas in equities and fixed income.

/ 7 November 2016

Trump vs Clinton: Brexit déjà vu

The upcoming US election (probably the most polarised in recent US political history) is the event foremost in investors’ minds this month. They are trying to form a view based not only on macroeconomic data but also on the new president’s likely policy actions.

/ 4 November 2016

Q4 2016 investment outlook

The fourth quarter finds investors more puzzled than ever about the future performance of major asset classes. Government bond yields at historic lows (in many cases in negative territory), corporate yields even more compressed, and equity markets a breath away from new highs all conspire to make new investments and portfolio allocations challenging.

/ 4 October 2016