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David Harbage

David Harbage

David recently retired, after more than 37 years working in the asset management parts of Barclays, most recently serving as Investment Director within its Stockbrokers arm. A qualified banker (Trustee Diploma) and in stock exchange securities, he has managed retail and institutional monies for a wide range of the bank's domestic client base with a focus on the UK equity market. David's leisure interests feature sport (notably football & golf), travel (both at home & overseas), reading (from topical current affairs to biographies) and music.

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A view on financial markets - Climbing a wall of worry

A view on financial markets - Climbing a wall of worry

6th January 2022 By: David Harbage

The hope the Covid infection, with its adverse economic consequence, would be receding by the end of 2021 has been confounded. The Omicron variant appears to be a particularly virulent, if milder, ...

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A view on financial markets – Are we still travelling or have we arrived?

A view on financial markets – Are we still travelling or have we arrived?

24th September 2021 By: David Harbage

Investor sentiment seems to be changing as equity markets’ ‘risk on’ momentum appears to be slowing – notably on concerns that the authorities begin to pare back their finan...

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Musings of a fund manager 12/05/21

Musings of a fund manager 12/05/21

12th May 2021 By: David Harbage

Two weeks ago, the author commented in this blog, that "Investor sentiment seems to be changing direction, as equity markets' ‘risk on’ momentum would appear to be slowing – ...

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Musings of a fund manager 28/4/21

Musings of a fund manager 28/4/21

28th April 2021 By: David Harbage

As one gets older, appetite for risk tends to ease for most of us – the writer included. When it comes to long-term savings, this often leads to investors choosing collective or pooled invest...

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Musings of a fund manager

Musings of a fund manager

26th April 2021 By: David Harbage

  Investor sentiment seems to be changing direction, as equity markets’ ‘risk on’ momentum would appear to be slowing – notably on concerns that central banks will begin...

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Budget verdict: "steady as she goes"

Budget verdict: "steady as she goes"

4th March 2021 By: David Harbage

  “Things can only get better” opined our last blog when looking at the prospects for 2021, with the hope that the Covid vaccines would enable a return to normality. The rollout ...

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2021: "Things can only get better"

8th December 2020 By: David Harbage

Festive city lunches are likely to be more subdued affairs this season, but we’ll try to get into the party spirit with a quiz question: "which year did the Queen proclaim to be an 'annus horrib...

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It's been a long week in financial markets

9th November 2020 By: David Harbage

The first week of November produced a slow burning fuse rather than bright fireworks insofar as the US election is concerned. At the time of writing this blog, it would appear that the Democratic part...

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When the rubber hits the road

22nd September 2020 By: David Harbage

Last month’s blog was entitled “Never bet against the Fed” (following the US central bank’s intimation of low rates, irrespective of inflation), whereas the above saying &ndash...

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"Never bet against the Fed"

1st September 2020 By: David Harbage

The above saying, often cited by economists and money managers, has particular credence following the statement made by the governor of the Federal Reserve Bank (the ‘Fed’) yesterday. Fina...

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