Embracing the Future

BBH is pleased to announce that Tom Poppey, Global Head of Securities Lending Product Development and Client & Program Management at BBH, will serve as co-chair of the 2018 PASLA/RMA conference which kicks-off next week in Hong Kong.  Tom recently spoke with Securities Lending Times to share his views on the major trends influencing the Asian securities lending landscape and what to expect at this year’s conference.  Continue reading “Embracing the Future”

South China Morning Post: Rate Rise to Prompt Capital Outflows from China and Hong Kong, say Experts

In an article originally published by the South China Morning Post, Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at BBH, talks about the impact the US interest rate rise might have in Asia.

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Business Insider: What the Investment Chief of America’s Oldest Private Bank has to say about the Future of US Markets

In an interview originally published by Business Insider, Scott Clemons, BBH’s Chief Investment strategist, talks about markets, monetary policy and the changing nature of asset allocation.

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Low-Cost of ETFs Drawing More Than Retail Investors

The crush of retail investors choosing ETFs for their low cost is well known by this point. But BBH analysis has found that the draw extends to institutional investing, as asset managers shift their attentions given the low cost and the high liquidity ETFs provide.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule, Robo-Advisors May Fuel ETF Growth

Desire for low-cost options has been pushing investors towards ETFs for some time, but further analysis of the market points to continued growth thanks to the new DOL fiduciary rule. 

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Business Insider: The Yen is on Fire

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In an article originally published by Business Insider, Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at BBH, highlights the surge in strength of the Japanese Yen as the Dollar slumps.

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WSJ: Donald Trump’s Poll Numbers Move Markets—in Mexico

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In an article originally published by The Wall Street Journal, Win Thin, Global Head of Emerging-Market Currency Strategy at BBH, talks about the Mexican foreign exchange market and client sentiments towards the scenario of Donald Trump winning the presidential election.

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Bloomberg: Brazil Real Rises to One-Year High as Yields Lure Carry Trades

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In an article originally published by Bloomberg, Win Thin, Global Head of Emerging Market Currency Strategy at BBH, discusses how negative yields on government debt in Europe and Japan are driving investors to pile into emerging markets, such as Brazil.

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Bloomberg: History No Friend to Emerging-Market Currencies as August Lands

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In an article originally published by Bloomberg, Win Thin, Head of Emerging Market Strategy at BBH, speaks about how the “August effect” could impact emerging market and developing-nation currencies.

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