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Will the UK become a high-tax economy?

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UK whole-economy output has now surpassed its level in the 2007-08 financial year yet the budget deficit remains huge – a projected 5.5% of GDP on an underlying basis* in 2014-15, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), compared with 2.6% in 2007-08. Why hasn’t economic recovery delivered commensurate fiscal improvement?

Equities versus cash investment rules: an update

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2 days ago
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Previous posts have described two simple investment rules for switching between global equities and US dollar cash. The rules still favoured equities at the time of the last update in October 2013.

Why the "new normal" for UK Bank rate may be 4% not 2.5%

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has suggested that a “normal” level of Bank rate is now about 2.5% versus 5% before the financial crisis. This suggestion is defensible based on the recent spread between bank interest rates and Bank rate – this has been much higher than before the crisis, requiring Bank rate to be lower to compensate.



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Henderson launches the Henderson Horizon Global Natural Resources Fund

3 weeks ago
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Henderson Global Investors has today added to its Horizon range with the launch of the Henderson Horizon Global Natural Resources Fund. The Luxembourg domiciled SICAV will be sub-advised by Australian based fund management group, 90 West. Henderson acquired an initial 32.3% shareholding in May 2013 and increased the holding to 42.4% in May 2014. Executive Chairman, David Whitten, will be lead fund manager.

Henderson Global Investors (“Henderson”, “the Group”) has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Geneva Capital Management (“Geneva”). Founded in 1987, Geneva has assets under management (“AUM”) of US$6.3bn¹ in Mid- and Small-Cap US growth equities.

Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund reaches €2bn

1 month ago
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The Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund has reached €2 billion in assets under management. Managed by Stephen Thariyan and Chris Bullock, the Fund has returned 42.3%* outperforming the iBOXX Euro Corporates Index by 15.4% since its inception in December 2009.

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Tel:       +44 (0)20 7818 4222 
Email:  pr@henderson.com
 

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