#Market Strategy — 15.06.2021


Prashant Bhayani, Chief Investment Officer, Asia

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How “Transitory” is Transitory Inflation? Inflation proof your portfolio

Prashant Bhayani discusses inflation expectations and how to inflation-proof your investment portfolio.

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Onshore China Equities: Best Week in 3 months, the Start of a Trend?

Rising Appeal of China Stocks: As China onshore equities post the best week in three months, Prashant Bhayani explains why this could be the start of a trend that may last well into 2021.

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Vaccinate your Portfolio by Adding the Defensive, Healthcare Sector

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AUD: Not Down Under!

The Australian Dollar has been rallying, rising nearly 20% in the past year. But where does it go from here? Prashant Bhayani explains.

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Payrolls Missed! Should I be Miffed?

Prashant Bhayani discusses the US non-farm payrolls data sharply missing estimates and its implications on the markets.

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Should We Sell in May and Go Away? Or is There Another Way?

While the S&P 500 is seasonally weaker from May to October, Prashant Bhayani says that returns are on average positive. He advises staying the course.

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Takeaways from ECB April Meeting

Prashant Bhayani discusses the key takeaways from the European Central Bank’s policy meeting and what it means for the Euro.

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“Green” Metals are the Key to Energy Transition: Follow the Green Money Machine

Prashant Bhayani discusses “green metals”, their importance in the move away from hydrocarbons and how global policies and incentives are shaping their demand.

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EU Vaccine Surge In Q2?: It is always darkest before dawn…

Prashant Bhayani discusses the expected tripling of vaccine supply in Europe in Q2 and the implications for the European economy and the Euro.

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When Policy Fears Create Opportunity in China Bonds

Prashant Bhayani explains why China property bond valuations are more attractive following the recent correction and why policy tightening concerns are exaggerated.

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Goldilocks Still Eating Porridge

Prashant Bhayani analyses the key takeaways from the FOMC meeting from the perspective of portfolio strategy.

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Hedge US Bonds for Yield Pickup for Euro and Yen based Investors

Prashant Bhayani discusses investment opportunities arising from the weakness in Euro, Yen and Swiss Franc versus the Dollar, and the rising US Treasury yields.

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Why We Like Financials

Prashant Bhayani lists four reasons why financials can help to build your portfolio around higher yields.

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Turning Neutral from Positive on Oil

Prashant Bhayani explains why it’s time for a pause for the best performing financial asset year-to-date.

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Recovery, Reflation, How Far and How Fast? Who benefits?

Prashant Bhayani discusses the surge in 10-year US Treasury yields to pre-Covid levels amid reflationary concerns.

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Six Reasons to Buy Silver

Prashant Bhayani explains how silver can add shine to your portfolio.

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Additional US Fiscal Stimulus Ignites Bond Yields and Equity Markets: When is it too much of a Good thing?

When is it too much of a good thing: Prashant Bhayani discusses the market rally on the back of the US stimulus and the long-term implications.

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Main Street vs. Wall Street: What next?

Prashant Bhayani discusses the backdrop to the US stock market tug-of-war and looks at investors’ overall equity positioning.

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US earnings season thus far…so far…very good

So Far, Very Good: Prashant Bhayani analyses the US earnings season.

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Back the Union Jack

Time to look again: Prashant Bhayani lists six reasons why you should consider UK equities in your portfolio.

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Centrist Outcome overall in the US

Democrats’ slim majority may preclude some of the party’s more ambitious changes including those on taxes and regulation: Prashant Bhayani discusses the implications for the US policy with Democrats taking the US Senate.

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Focus on Vaccine, Recovery, and Reflation

Many early cycle sectors and smaller midcap names have delivered almost double the returns of the broader market since September: Prashant Bhayani sets the tone for the new year by discussing tactical cross-asset themes for 2021.

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