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  • 20 June 2018

    Brexit Political Risk Is Key Driver of Pound, Says BlackRock's Turnill

    Richard Turnill, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock, and Larry Hatheway, chief economist and head of investment solutions at GAM Group, discuss the impact of Brexit uncertainty on the pound. They speak with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 19 June 2018

    Luxury Industry Expert on Why the Global Sell-off Hit Richemont and Swatch

    Luxury expert Scilla Huang Sun sees growth ahead for luxury companies like Swatch and Richemont despite the recent drop in share price. This is because millennials are driving growth in the luxury sector, with luxury companies increasingly embracing digitalization and looking at how to attract this new demographic. (Source: CNN Money Switzerland)

  • 15 June 2018

    Swiss clients who have been to China are interested in investing there

    Global index compiler MSCI included 226 Chinese large-cap A shares on its MSCI Emerging Markets Index and other global indexes as of June 1. According to Jian Shi Cortesi, fund manager at GAM, this will increase foreign participation and help the market to become more mature. (Source: CNN Money Switzerland)

  • 11 June 2018

    Fed, ECB to Decide as Markets Watch Paths to Normalization

    Craig Bishop, U.S. fixed income lead strategist at RBC Wealth Management, Jack Flaherty, investment director of fixed income at Gam, and Peter Tchir, head of macro strategy at Academy Securities, look ahead to this week's decisions from the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank.

  • 31 May 2018

    Biggest risk to markets is the 'automated echo chamber' analyst says

    Ali Miremadi, investment director, global equities at GAM, said algorithms and high-frequency traders are forming "odd" responses to market-related news.

  • 30 May 2018

    GAM Says ECB Will View German 2-Year Yield as an Aberration

    GAM Chief Economist and Head of Investment Solutions Larry Hatheway discusses the political uncertainty in Italy and the European Central Bank's reaction to the widening spread between German and Italian bond yields. He speaks from Zurich on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 25 May 2018

    Italian politics not affecting the course of doing business: Pro

    Julian Howard, head of multi-asset solutions at GAM, speaks about the relationship between Italian politics and the bond market. (Source: CNBC)

  • 18 May 2018

    Four Experts Explain How They'd Invest $100,000 – Bloomberg

    What's the best way to invest $100,000 right now? We asked Anthony Lawler of GAM Systematic, PIMCO's Robert Mead, UniSuper's John Pearce, and Brett Himbury of IFM Investors at the Bloomberg Invest Australia summit in Sydney. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 17 May 2018

    Hatheway: First Quarter As Good As It Gets

    Markets are looking at good news as old news, for instance first quarter earnings this year, says Larry Hatheway, Head of Multi Asset at GAM. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 17 May 2018

    Trade growth story lagging behind global economic expansion

    Larry Hatheway, chief economist and head of GAM investment solutions, discusses the health of the global economy. (Source: CNBC)

  • 02 May 2018

    Morgan Stanley Interprets Yield Inversion as 'Troubling Sign'

    Andrew Sheets, chief cross asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, and Ali Miremadi, investment director for global equities at GAM, discuss what a yield inversion could mean for the U.S. economy and the outlook for markets. They speak with Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 30 April 2018

    GAM Says Rudd Adds to Uncertainty on Brexit, Pound

    Julian Howard, head of multi-asset solutions at GAM, discusses Amber Rudd's resignation as U.K. Home Secretary and its potential impact on Brexit negotiations, the pound and other U.K. assets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg).

  • 12 April 2018

    Higher Rates Good For Active Managers

    Anthony Lawler, Co-Head of GAM Systematic, joined David Ingles and Doug Krizner to discuss the effect of volatility and political risk on hedge funds (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 09 April 2018

    Legislation for online regulation can take years

    Julian Howard, head of multi-asset solutions at GAM, discusses the priorities in regulation of online and social media platforms in the U.S. (Source: CNBC)

  • 05 April 2018

    Italian state lender CDP to take 5% stake in Telecom Italia: Report

    Ali Miremadi, investment director for global equities at GAM, speaks about management of Telecom Italia (Source: CNBC)

  • 02 March 2018

    Trump tariffs hurt both the US and global economy, investment...

    GAM’s Ali Miremadi says its difficult to see how President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports do anything other than hurt the global economy. (Source: CNBC)

  • 27 February 2018

    GAM’s Tim Haywood Does Not Think the U.S. Is Overheating Yet

    Tim Haywood, investment director at GAM, discusses the outlook for markets and if the U.S. economy is overheated. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 27 February 2018

    Haywood: Brexit All Consuming, U.K. Snap Election Not Likely

    Conservative and Labour positions on Brexit are not dramatically different, but they are a long way from what the EU wants, according to Tim Haywood, Investment Director at GAM. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 15 February 2018

    Welcome to the Post-New Normal Era in Markets

    With higher U.S. wage inflation, market participants will begin to doubt the Fed can remain committed to "gradual normalization." From Larry Hatheway, Head of Investment Solutions and Group Chief Economist at GAM. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 30 January 2018

    What I Learned at Davos

    Davos man must change. But that cannot mean rejecting the core commitment to the view that human ingenuity, fostered by open societies and rewarded by markets, remains the sturdiest foundation for the advancement of humankind. From Larry Hatheway, Head of Investment Solutions and Group Chief Economist at GAM. (Source: Project Syndicate)

  • 22 January 2018

    Trump's First Year Echoes Obama's Record on the Economy

    The two presidents are in a dead heat in terms of gross domestic product and real consumer spending, says Larry Hatheway, group head of Investment Solutions and group chief economist at GAM. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 20 January 2018

    There's 'Insatiable Demand' for Yield

    Jack Flaherty, an investment director in GAM's fixed-income investment team joined Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro to discuss the appetite for yield and what the unwinding of central bank balance sheets means to bond markets. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 20 January 2018

    Is the 10-Year Yield in 'No Man's Land'?

    Jack Flaherty, an investment director in GAM's fixed-income investment team joined Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro to discuss the 10-year yield hitting its highest level since 2014. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 16 January 2018

    U.K. Dec. Inflation Rate Falls to 3%, Matching Median Estimates

    Larry Hatheway, GAM Group chief economist and head of investment solutions, discusses the U.K. CPI data report with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 10 January 2018

    Inflation Is Main Focus for Bonds

    Mark Hawtin, investment director at GAM, talks about the impact of inflation levels on bond and equity markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 21 December 2016

    Has China Put the Brake on M&A?

    This month Beijing announced new capital controls measures, including curbs on international renminbi payments and gold imports and, crucially, restrictions on outbound mergers and acquisitions. Roberto Bottoli, a manager of GAM's merger arbitrage strategy, discusses the implications. (Source: CNBC)

  • 20 December 2016

    Political Risk Won't Dissuade Markets

    Julian Howard, head of Multi Asset Solutions at GAM, discusses the impact of populism on markets and his outlook for the global economy in 2017. (Source: Bloomberg Daybreak)

  • 19 December 2016

    Fundamentals Supportive for Equities in 2017

    US equities will drift upwards, thanks in particular to technical flows says Julian Howard, head of Multi Asset Solutions. He discussed his outlook for 2017 arguing that as long as fundamentals continue to improve, investors should take comfort. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 13 December 2016

    Trump a Generation Too Late to Fulfil His Ambitions

    Julian Howard, head of Multi Asset Solutions, looks ahead to the Trump administration. (Source: Citywire)

  • 12 December 2016

    The Companies to Back in the Event of a Eurozone Political Crisis

    Niall Gallagher, investment director, analyses how investors in Europe can navigate political risk and where the best opportunities are likely to be.

  • 09 December 2016

    From Cyborg To Cyber Monday: The Indirect Infiltration Of AI

    The 1980s AI revival claimed that robots would alleviate the drudge jobs from our lives and free up plentiful leisure time, bringing rise to fears of a Terminator-style cyborg uprising, where humans became enslaved by their robotic overlords. This time round the big developments are focused around specific goals with more subtle impacts, namely in the areas of online shopping and digital butlers. Mark Hawtin and Chris Woodcock discuss the investment potential. (Source: Huffington Post)

  • 08 December 2016

    Lack of Productivity Has Held Back Us Growth in Recent Years

    Julian Howard, head of Multi Asset Solutions, takes a look at the state of the U.S. economy. (Source: CNBC)

  • 05 December 2016

    Italian Referendum - Quo vadis?

    Enzo Puntillo, Head of Fixed Income in Zurich, discusses the outcome of the constitutional referendum held in Italy with Swiss TV SRF Börse. (Source: SRF)

  • 02 December 2016

    After the BRICs, it's Time to Focus on the VARPs

    Tim Love, Investment Director for Emerging Market Equities, comments on the new emerging markets to watch. (Source CNBC)

  • 29 November 2016

    Trump Has Strong Economic Tailwinds

    Larry Hatheway, group head of GAM Investment Solutions and group chief economist, discusses President-elect Donald Trump's effect on the U.S. economy. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • 18 December 2015

    A Look at the Health of the Chinese Economy

    Tim Haywood, Investment Director and Business-unit Head for Fixed Income, discusses the China beige book and the state of the economy. He speaks to Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro on "On The Move."

  • 16 December 2015

    How the Fed Just Reduced Inequality

    The US Federal Reserve has finally done it, raising interest rates for the first time in almost a decade. The ramifications for interest-rate spreads, emerging-market equities, and housing demand, among much else, are the subject of widespread debate. But, as markets learn to cope with a less accommodative monetary policy, there could be an important silver lining, which most people have ignored.

  • 11 December 2015

    Will Oil and Fed Mean More of the Same for 2016 Markets?

    Larry Hatheway, GAM’s Chief Economist and Head of Multi-Asset Portfolio Solutions, speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance”. He discusses the impact of lower oil prices and a potential Federal Reserve rate hike on 2016 markets and looks at currency concerns for Russia and South Africa.

  • 26 November 2015

    BOE Won't be Hiking Rates Anytime Soon

    Chris Morrison, Investment Manager, on CNBC's Capital Connect.

  • 11 November 2015

    Is It Time for Global Money?

    In their opinion piece for Project Syndicate, Larry Hatheway and Alexander Friedman argue that strengthening multilateral institutions offers the best chance of reviving global growth.

  • 09 November 2015

    How I Survived China’s Black Monday

    GAM Investment Manager Jian Shi Cortesi discusses China’s recent stock market crash and explains the differences to the West’s investing culture in The Telegraph.

  • 05 November 2015

    Ad Pricing Rises for FB, Falls for TWTR: Hawtin

    Shares of Facebook are surging 5 percent after earnings beat Wall Street's expectations. Mark Hawtin, GAM Investment Director, discusses the company's success with targeted advertising on CNBC.

  • 05 November 2015

    Facebook Looks to the Future, Is It Delivering?

    GAM Investment Director Mark Hawtin discusses his outlook for Facebook. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

  • 04 November 2015

    Interview on Saudi Arabia with Enrico Camera (in German)

    Enrico Camera, investment director, talks about the potential of Saudi Arabia from an investor’s point of view in the German Boersen-Zeitung.

  • 03 November 2015

    Are China's Efforts to Encourage Births Working?

    Alexander Friedman, chief executive officer at GAM, discusses the relaxation of China's one-child policy and its impact on the economy on Bloomberg.