Editor, Investment Strategy. Europe, Middle East and Africa, London
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May 9, 2014
Apr 30, 2014

A volatile love affair with exchange funds and indexes

LONDON (Reuters) – The blossoming love affair with index-based investing and exchange-traded funds is sweeping aside more traditional investment management with its hefty fee premium, even if it is stoking market volatility.

The seemingly contradictory combination of cheaper fees and superior performance is proving too attractive for many savers to ignore and appears a win-win for everyone except active managers and hedge funds.

Apr 16, 2014

Bonds shine again as Great Rotation gives way to Asset Reflation

LONDON (Reuters) – Last Thursday morning investors queued around the block to buy the bonds of recent defaulter Greece, and by the end of the day were selling U.S. tech stocks furiously.

In an investment world so used to the concept of ‘risk on’ or ‘risk off’ over recent turbulent years, the behavior was puzzling. So what happened?

Apr 7, 2014
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Apr 2, 2014

‘Too Big to Fail’ still thriving

LONDON (Reuters) – Five years after Lehman Brothers’ seismic bust and just two years after euro member Greece defaulted, the concept of being too big or too strategic to fail is alive and well.

Although unwritten government guarantees of big banks have been at the heart of taxpayer outrage over being left on the hook for the missteps of giant corporations, few politicians or voters are keen to embrace another ‘Lehman moment’ or the global economic implosion that ensued.

Apr 2, 2014

Analysis – ‘Too Big to Fail’ still thriving

LONDON (Reuters) – Five years after Lehman Brothers’ seismic bust and just two years after euro member Greece defaulted, the concept of being too big or too strategic to fail is alive and well.

Although unwritten government guarantees of big banks have been at the heart of taxpayer outrage over being left on the hook for the missteps of giant corporations, few politicians or voters are keen to embrace another ‘Lehman moment’ or the global economic implosion that ensued.

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    • About Mike

      "Mike Dolan is Reuters' Investment Strategy Editor in Europe. He has been a correspondent and editor for the past 20 years, working for Reuters from London and Washington DC in a variety of roles covering global policymaking, economics and investment trends."
      Joined Reuters:
      1995
      Awards:
      Reuters Editor of the Year, 2009. Reuters multimedia journalist of the year award, 2011
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