28th April 2021

Changing political backdrop will have seismic influence on future of economic policy Stronger economic data can dampen discussions on MMT and unencumbered deficit spending – for now Two decades of persistently loose policy has left capital markets dangerously exposed Inflation pressures may force the Fed’s hand in the short term. Longer term deflationary pressures remain […] more

1st April 2021

Click the link below for our latest summary on last month’s credit market performance and corporate activity. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE. For more information please contact Rubrics Asset Management. info@rubricsam.com. more

30th March 2021

The relationship between economics, politics and financial markets is symbiotic, with substantive shifts in one often giving rise to large changes in the others. The pandemic, and the global response to it, has resulted in significant economic disruption, altered the leanings of the political establishment, and led many to question whether we are on the […] more

2nd March 2021

Click the link below for our latest summary on last month’s credit market performance and corporate activity. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE. For more information please contact Rubrics Asset Management. info@rubricsam.com. more

19th February 2021

“I think we are actually at a point of encouraging risk-taking, and that should give us pause. Investors really do understand now that we will be there to prevent serious losses. It is not that it is easy for them to make money but that they have every incentive to take more risk, and they […] more

3rd February 2021

The current market phenomenon we are experiencing around market excesses is nothing particularly new. When loose markets conditions occur over an extended period of time financial discipline tends to break down. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE For more information please contact Rubrics Asset Management. info@rubricsam.com. more

3rd February 2021

Click the link below for our latest summary on last month’s credit market performance and corporate activity. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE. For more information please contact Rubrics Asset Management. info@rubricsam.com. more

22nd January 2021

The time for change has arrived. Not the empty political rhetoric kind, but something far more profound for economies and societies alike. The impact of COVID has been shocking, in both an immediate and tragic way, and in the extent to which it has accelerated pre-existing trends (digitalisation, inequality etc). Much of this has been […] more

8th January 2021

2020 began with an abundance of monetary support. The Fed’s U-turn on rates in late 2018, coupled with the resumption of QE in the wake of the Q4 ‘19 repo market problem, created a backdrop of loose financial conditions. Such extreme action, however, was not suggestive of a stable financial system. The situation on the […] more

9th December 2020

How long can euphoria last? According to Wall St., quite some time, at least where financial markets are concerned. A combination of unbridled fiscal stimulus and the release of $1.4trln in pent-up savings is reason enough to be ecstatic, for the time being at least. Another way to answer the above question is to look […] more

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