Lessons learned from the 'market turmoil' of the third quarter

The third quarter of 2015 seems to have brought a stream of shrill headlines from writers about falls in risky assets, an increase in volatility across most asset classes and increasing signs of a significant slowdown in China.

Against this backdrop, interest rates remain at historic lows. In this note we look at how much of this is out of the ordinary and warrants concern, how much is just writers looking to sell newspapers and where this leaves us looking forward.

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