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INVESTMENTS THAT PAY

02 November 2017

Do dividends matter? While very conservative investors have long been attracted to low-risk stocks that offer the regular distribution of a portion of the company’s earnings, such shares have largely fallen out of favor.

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Europe's gray market

28 September 2017

Europe’s greatest long-term challenge is not economic but, rather, demographic. By 2060, some 28% of the EU’s population will be 65 or over, compared to just 18% today.

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Behind the curve

26 June 2017

Compared to most economic theories, the so-called “Phillips Curve” couldn’t be simpler. Developed by the New Zealand economist William Phillips, it argues that there is an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation: when one goes up, the other should come down.

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No place like home

06 March 2017

Bridging the gap

13 February 2017

At a time when accommodative central bank policies – introduced in the wake of the global financial crisis – appear to have mostly outlived their usefulness, what will provide economies with the boost they need in 2017?

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