Monthly Archives: November 2017

DON’T BE A HATER Since the summer, Donald Trump’s tax reform has edged closer to reality. Indeed, next week the bill hits the Senate, where Republicans hope their wafer-thin 2-person majority will be enough to ... more
Austen Morris Associates participated in The Giving Tree program which was held on Tuesday, November 14 at 12:30 PM at the Green Peace Primary School in the Shanghai area. This is the sixth year that AMA’s Managing Senior Partner, James ... more
ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET? There was not necessarily a clear catalyst for the more elevated volatility seen last week. However, it would be fair to say that weakness in credit over the past month ... more
How to make exchange rates work for you rather than against you? This is particularly important for expatriates. If you are working abroad, a good strategy for dealing with exchange rates can make or break ... more
WORST CASE SCENARIO Last week, developed market bonds and equities fell in unison. These moves were of course small and, in the context of a blockbuster year for equities alongside another positive total return for ... more
Austen Morris Associates’ Senior Partner Jon Holand hosted another successful Private Client Dinner at 3 on the Bund on Wednesday the 8th of November. The evening started with a Champagne reception at the exclusive, by invitation only ‘Whisper Club’, located on the 7th floor. Whisper is a quaint and private place which was the perfect setting for the beginning of an sumptuous and special AMA Private Client event, moving on to Jean-Georges for dinner.... more
FEEDING FRENZY It was more of the same for global markets last week, as the busiest week of the quarter (if not the year) in terms of news flow which reiterated strong economic momentum and ... more