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  • Chinese Market Update - August 2015

    By
    Dr Joseph Lai,
    User

    It has been many years since Joe last held a stethoscope and examined patients in a hospital, but what his early experience as a medical doctor left him with is a strong sense.. More

    21 Aug 2015

    Chinese authorities face some difficult decisions balancing competing policy objectives around the Chinese currency. Supporting the strength of the Renminbi to prevent capital outflow may erode export competitiveness and interfere with monetary policy. But then, the China story has never been...

  • Platinum Adviser Roadshow 2015 (Video)

    By Platinum, 18 Aug 2015

    CEO, Kerr Neilson, provides advisers with an update on Platinum’s recent performance and the current global environment, from the strength in the US economy to Europe’s gradual recovery and Japan’s transformation. Andrew Clifford, CIO, explains the reasons behind Platinum...

  • Balancing Europe

    By Ex-Platinum Analyst, 15 Jul 2015

    Faced with the sovereign debt crisis of Greece, the influx of migrants and refugees, the uncertain future of Britain’s EU membership, can Germany hold Europe together? Charles Weule, formerly an investment analyst at Platinum and now a resident in Berlin, shares his thoughts on the...

  • The Chinese Stock Market Cascade

    By
    Kerr Neilson,
    User

    Kerr, with the help of Andrew Clifford, founded Platinum in 1994 with a view to making money for investors. The emphasis was on continuing the successful investment approach.. More

    08 Jul 2015

    The Chinese stock market has been experiencing significant turbulence, triggering the government to adopt a series of measures intended to support parts of the market, which, however, may have unwittingly exacerbated the cascade. 

  • The Greek Conundrum

    By
    Philip Ingram,
    User

    Philip joined Platinum in 2009 as an investment analyst. Previously, he worked for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in the UK, analysing the British and Irish banking sectors... More

    01 Jul 2015

    With Greece edging closer and closer to defaulting on its sovereign debt, Philip Ingram considers the immediate impacts a Greek default would have on stock and bond markets as well as on the Euro. With Greece edging closer and closer to defaulting on its sovereign debt, Philip Ingram considers...

  • The Incoming EV/Hybrid Vehicle (R)evolution

    By
    Alessandro Barbi,
    User

    Alex is an industry veteran and a long-time member of the Platinum team. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.. More

    11 Jun 2015

    Alex Barbi, portfolio manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund, discusses the onset of the electric and hybrid vehicle revolution and the attendant development in battery technology., Alex Barbi, portfolio manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund, discusses the onset...