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Posts tagged ‘volatility’

Swiss Currency Move Shocks Global Markets

On 15 January, the Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), surprised – no, shocked – economists and markets alike when it announced that it had abandoned the floor for their currency, the Swiss franc (CHF). Introduced in 2011, a minimum exchange rate target has been…

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What’s Holding You Back from Alternative Strategies?

Financial professionals and investors alike are starting to realize the old ways of portfolio construction aren’t solving all of their needs, and that traditional advice has become commoditized. That’s part of the reason why the use of alternative strategies is growing among institutional…

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