Join Rupert Watson, Head of European Asset Allocation at Mercer, in our brand new podcast series, as he highlights market themes, new ideas and where opportunities may lie for investors in 2021 and beyond. Rupert will be joined by Mercer-thought-leaders who will bring their own point of view to discuss or challenge his ideas – expect a thought-provoking debate!


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Reflation looms? Are you ready?

March 2021


Inflation fears are rising.  After 10 years of inflation being too low that might actually be good news.  But what are the implications for bonds, equities and portfolio construction more generally?

Niall O’Sullivan (EMEA & Asia CIO) and Nick White (Global Strategic Research Director) join Rupert Watson to discuss their views on the topic on every investor’s lips.



Rupert Watson

Head of Asset Allocation, International Ex-Pacific



Niall O’Sullivan

EMEA & Asia CIO  



Nick White

Global Strategic Research Director

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The rise of China?

The Chinese economy is now entering into a new phase of development that we believe will help it become a moderately prosperous nation by 2035 and to achieve full modernisation by 2050. We assess the opportunities and challenges of this transition and explore what this means for global investors and capital markets.



Rupert Watson

Head of Asset Allocation,

International Ex-Pacific

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Yaying Dong

Market Strategist

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  • Episode 1 - Biden, Brexit and Bitcoin | February 2021


    Biden, Brexit and Bitcoin

    February 2021

    Join Rupert Watson and Susan McDermott as they discuss the transition from the Trump to the Biden administration and what effect this might have on climate change, the china/US relationship. They’ll share their views on whether they see opportunities in bitcoin and china in addition to sharing Mercer’s latest house views and what this means for markets more broadly.


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