Monthly Archives: September 2018

Austen Morris Associates, Managing Senior Partner James Colclough with Senior Partners Jon Holand & William Coppin celebrate the Chinese Mid Autumn Festival with a team lunch in Shanghai. The Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival in China after ... more
ENOUGH WITH THE TRADE TALKS Although new tariffs levied on Chinese products by the US come into force this week (24th September), it was announced that already imposed tariffs will rise from 10% to 25% in ... more
On the 12th of September 2018, Austen Morris Associates’ Senior Partner Jon Holand was delighted to host another successful Private Client Dinner (PCD) at the newly-opened Shanghai EDITION Hotel. EDITION Hotels are created and designed through ... more
CAN A GOLDILOCKS MARKET RETURN? Risk aversion in global markets faded by the end of last week, due to several coinciding factors: Trade tensions eased, as the US and China signalled that they might (or might ... more
NINETY-NINE PROBLEMS, BUT A RATE HIKE AIN’T ONE Turmoil in the EM universe will probably continue this week, as none of the countries that triggered the risk-averse global market sentiment and meltdown in the EM ... more
DRAGHI’S TRICHET MOMENT IS IMMINENT ECB President Mario Draghi and his fellow members on the European Central Bank’s Governing Council have been doing everything right to commit a policy mistake, similarly to their predecessors under ... more