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FT - The lasting market changes of 2016

As stock markets complete their return to where they started the year, John Authers reports a lasting upward shift in gold, and in dividend-paying stocks.

Company: FT

FT - The lasting market changes of 2016

Date added: 21-03-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Market Outlook

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FT - Roll Up! The Oil Rig Giveaway

The oil price rout has meant that producers are delaying projects, especially the more costly, offshore ones, putting pressure on offshore drillers. Alan Livsey explores the fate of distressed rig owners.

Company: FT

FT - Roll Up! The Oil Rig Giveaway

Date added: 25-02-2016
Duration: 3
Categories: Commodities

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FT - Japan's poor FDI record

Although Japanese companies have a bad record of overpaying for overseas assets, new research suggests that the country's overall investment record isn't quite as bad as widely thought. The FT's Tokyo bureau chief Robin Harding explains.

Company: FT

FT - Japan's poor FDI record

Date added: 28-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Value in Japan

John Authers talks to CLSA's Nicholas Smith about long-term value in Japanese equities and the excess cash on Japanese company balance sheets.

Company: FT

FT - Value in Japan

Date added: 28-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Japan's cash-rich companies

Investing in Japanese companies based on valuations has historically disappointed, but WisdomTree’s Jesper Koll says cash levels are currently so high that prospects for dividend growth and share buybacks are excellent.

Company: FT
Video Type: CPD

FT - Japan's cash-rich companies

Date added: 26-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Bank of Japan's dilemma

Uncertain markets and a rising yen are putting pressure on Japan's central bank. The FT's John Authers talks to experts in Tokyo about whether the BoJ will act this month and if so, how.

Company: FT

FT - Bank of Japan's dilemma

Date added: 26-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Japanese stock market’s wild week

FT senior investment commentator John Authers examines why Japan’s stock market had such a volatile week. He looks at the effect of large sales orders by sovereign wealth funds affected by the low oil price.

Company: FT

FT - Japanese stock market’s wild week

Date added: 25-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Mr Yen talks about Japan’s currency

Eisuke Sakakibara, known as ‘Mr Yen’ for the influence of his pronouncements on Japan’s currency when he was vice-minister of finance for international affairs, talks to the FT's John Authers. Mr Sakakibara suggests Japan is comfortable with the yen at its current level.

Company: FT

FT - Mr Yen talks about Japan’s currency

Date added: 25-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - A new Japanese bear market

The FT’s John Authers reports from Tokyo as Japanese stocks enter a fresh bear market. Why are Asian shares selling off?

Company: FT

FT - A new Japanese bear market

Date added: 25-01-2016
Duration: 5
Categories: Japan

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FT - Mega-caps — the force reawakens

A small group of giant companies now dominate US stock market returns, as investors resign themselves to higher rates from the Federal Reserve next month

Company: FT

FT - Mega-caps — the force reawakens

Date added: 21-11-2015
Duration: 3
Categories: Market Outlook

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FT - Emerging markets — bottom in sight

As iron ore prices fall, and the Baltic Dry index hits a new all-time low, John Authers analyses hopes that emerging markets are finally about to hit bottom.

Company: FT

FT - Emerging markets — bottom in sight

Date added: 15-11-2015
Duration: 3
Categories: Emerging Market

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FT - Emerging markets and institutions

Some doubt whether it still makes sense to talk about emerging markets as one asset class. Teresa Barger of Cartica Capital tells John Authers that developing countries' institutions remain an important point in common.

Company: FT

FT - Emerging markets and institutions

Date added: 15-11-2015
Duration: 5
Categories: Emerging Market

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FT - QE undermines pension funds and savers

Quantitative easing has been a serious problem for the pensions industry. Amin Rajan, chief executive of Create Research, explains to Long View columnist John Authers how the resultant volatility has reduced investment decisions to a shot in the dark.

Company: FT

FT - QE undermines pension funds and savers

Date added: 12-11-2015
Duration: 6
Categories: Market Outlook

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FT - Global equities — Goldilocks on ice

The global economy stays cold enough to keep central banks pumping out easy money, but not so cold that it degenerates into another Great Recession. John Authers explains the continuing resilience of world stock markets.

Company: FT

FT - Global equities — Goldilocks on ice

Date added: 30-10-2015
Duration: 4
Categories: Global Equity

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FT - A ripening Apple

John Authers reports on a calm initial response to further remarkable results from Apple — and a new fall in the oil price.

Company: FT

FT - A ripening Apple

Date added: 27-10-2015
Duration: 3
Categories: Market Outlook

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FT - Peru: The infrastructure gap

John Authers reports from discussions at the World Bank annual meetings in Peru about problems raising finance for infrastructure. Why is the private sector reluctant to invest?

Company: FT

FT - Peru: The infrastructure gap

Date added: 21-10-2015
Duration: 3
Categories: Emerging Market

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FT - Fund management: fee wonderland

Charley Ellis, author of 'Winning the Loser's Game', explains to the FT’s John Authers how, almost uniquely, the fund management industry has managed to avoid competing on price

Company: FT

FT - Fund management: fee wonderland

Date added: 20-10-2015
Duration: 7
Categories: Multi-Manager

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FT World - Tackling London's housing crisis

London is experiencing the biggest housing crisis since the Victorian era. The FT's Kate Allen explores how foreign investment and the city's growing population have contributed to the crisis, and how mayor Boris Johnson has tried to tackle it.

Company: FT

FT World - Tackling London's housing crisis

Date added: 14-10-2015
Duration: 4
Categories: Residential

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FT - Flows from China

After more than a decade of accumulation, foreign exchange reserves have started to decline. Michala Marcussen, chief economist at Societe Generale Commercial and Investment Bank, tells John Authers how this reflects the rebalancing of the Chinese economy.

Company: FT

FT - Flows from China

Date added: 13-10-2015
Duration: 6
Categories: China

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FT - China's charm offensive

After a week that saw equity and commodity markets bounce impressively, John Authers reports from the World Bank annual meetings in Lima on China's efforts to convince the world that it has its economy under control.

Company: FT

FT - China's charm offensive

Date added: 10-10-2015
Duration: 4
Categories: China

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FT - Ending Peruvian poverty

John Authers reports from the World Bank meetings in Lima on how declining commodity prices could endanger the fight against poverty in South America.

Company: FT

FT - Ending Peruvian poverty

Date added: 08-10-2015
Duration: 3
Categories: Emerging Market

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