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The US Federal Reserve remains a secretive organisation. For good reason, they are highly guarded about potentially market sensitive information. However, in a recent embarrassing leak, they accidentally posted its staff forecasts from the June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on the internet.
Having been neutral equities since early May, we cut back to a tactical underweight last week. The rationale for that risk reduction was essentially two-fold: material short-term from both the Federal Reserve and Greece. The position has not changed, but there has been news on both front...
Having spent a week in China rubbing shoulders with PM’s, brokers, policy makers and anyone else I could get a meeting with, I found myself surprised by how imminent some risks in China were. In light of this, here are my top 5 things to keep an eye on in the coming months