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Liz Truss to be new British prime minister
Fixed Income

Liz Truss to be new British prime minister

David Zahn, Franklin Templeton's Head of European Fixed Income, offers some initial thoughts on the market implications of the election of new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss. 

In the Know: March FOMC Meeting and Interest Rate Moves

In the Know: March FOMC Meeting and Interest Rate Moves

I think the big takeaway of the March Fed meeting from the markets’ perspective is that the Fed’s statements were interpreted to mean there would be a very slow pace of interest rate increases when they do occur.

Hasenstab: The Contrarian Case of Hungary

Hasenstab: The Contrarian Case of Hungary

We started investing in Hungary a number of years ago when the market was very bearish on the fundamental outlook for the country. We saw long-term potential even though we recognized that in the short term Hungary faced a difficult period.