Nov 15 Was Peak of QE Impacts

From Grant Williams‘ commentary Things That Make You Go Hmmm   In years to come, when financial historians look to pinpoint the precise moment in time when the excesses of Quantitative Easing reached their apex, I suspect that November 15th, 2017 may well be the date upon which they settle. On that Wednesday, on opposite sides of […] Read more »

The Month in European High Yield

By Henry Craik-White, Senior Investment Analyst at ECM September was a strong month for the European high yield market. The Barclays European high yield index, ex financials, returned +1.1%, leaving YTD returns at +5.2%. The top performing sectors in September were telecommunications, consumer services and retailers, recording total returns of +2.0%, +1.8% and +1.6% respectively. At […] Read more »