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EP 54: The energy transition with Paul Temperton | 26th July 2022

Joaquin Thul hosts the podcast this week, speaking to economist and friend of the house Paul Temperton about the challenges and opportunities presented by the global energy transition away from fossil fuels. With energy supplies being thrown into sharp relief against the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Joaquin and Paul discuss the different types of renewable energy contenders available, their advantages and disadvantages, and the opportunities that lie within.

EP 53: Navigating Uncertainty with Nathan Furr, Part 2 | 21st July 2022

Moz takes the podcast beyond the usual benchmark with special guest, Nathan Furr. In part two of this series, Nathan continues to tackle the idea of uncertainty and how to navigate it using the tools he's developed over the past 10 years. Moz leads a discussion on how these tools can equip one for success in an uncertain financial market.

EP 52: Navigating Uncertainty with Nathan Furr, Part 1 | 15th July 2022

Moz takes the podcast beyond the usual benchmark with special guest, Nathan Furr. In part one of a two part series, Nathan tackles the idea of uncertainty and how to navigate it using the tools he's developed over the past 10 years. Moz leads a discussion on how these tools can equip one for success in an uncertain financial market.

EP 51: Q3 2022 Insight Roundtable | 6th July 2022

Moz is joined by the team behind the quarterly Insight document; Daniel Murray, Gianluigi Mandruzzato, Joaquin Thul and Paul Temperton, to talk through the backroom thinking that goes into it. National self sufficiency, how many turbines it would take to power the UK entirely on wind, the surprise SNB rate hike and more feature.

EP 50: Monetary Policy overview with Stefan Gerlach | 24th June 2022

With Moz back in the host seat, Stefan Gerlach joins the podcast for a global overview of current monetary policy events and challenges. Will Chair Powell's judgement stand the test of time? Is the Swedish housing market in a pickle? These questions and more addressed this week on Beyond the Benchmark.

EP 49: Uruguayan Economic Policy with Julio de Brun | 9th June 2022

Stepping in for Moz, Joaquin Thul hosts a conversation with renowned Uruguayan economist, Julio de Brun. The duo discusses Uruguayan monetary and economic policy, how this translates to the global economy, interest rate hikes around the world, inflation's impact on the market, and more.

EP 48: Donald Straszheim; a career covering China | 12th May 2022

Moz talks to Donald Straszheim, head of the China Research team at Evercore ISI. We take a look back at the dramatic changes Don has seen in the country over the past 40 years, the qualities that he believes have lead to its meteoric growth, the surveillance state, and the nuanced but important changes in government policy seen over the past 2 years.

EP 47: Australia deep dive with Martin Crabb | 4th May 2022

Martin Crabb, Chief Investment Officer at Shaw and Partners talks through a deep dive on the Australian economy and market, addressing how the Antipodean country handled COVID, the state of the commodities sector, the relationship with China and his current stock picks.

EP 46: Q2 2022 Insight Roundtable | 11th April 2022

Moz is joined by the team behind the quarterly Insight document; Daniel Murray, Gianluigi Mandruzzato, Joaquin Thul, Stefan Gerlach and Paul Temperton, to talk through the backroom thinking that goes into it. As oil prices retreat from their historic highs, inflation is still under the spotlight, along with expected rate hikes, the possibility of a mistake from The Fed, the strength of Brazil and more.

EP 45: The Spring Statement and inflation with George Buckley | 24th March 2022

With Daniel Murray as our host, this week George Buckley, Chief UK and Euro Area Economist at Nomura, takes a look at the Spring Statement, rising inflation, ECB rate hikes, lingering Brexit impacts and more.

EP 44: The outlook and challenges for Brazil with Mansueto Almeida | 17th March 2022

Moz Afzal speaks to Mansueto Almeida, Chief Economist at BTG Pactual and former Secretary of the Treasury of Brazil. The South American country is put under the spotlight, focusing on the outlook for the year ahead, recent reforms, the political situation and potential challenges.

EP 43: US Foreign Policy with Tobin Marcus | 10th March 2022

EFG's Daniel Murray talks to Tobin Marcus, Senior US Policy and Politics Strategist at Evercore ISI, about the changing face of US foreign policy in light of recent events in Ukraine, and more broadly the differences between the Biden and Trump administrations.

EP 42: Five years in five days, with Stefan Gerlach | 3rd March 2022

After a tumultuous week following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Stefan Gerlach talks to Moz about the impacts of the invasion and the accompanying sanctions on the global economy and central bank policy.

EP 41: The Climate Transition Strategy | 3rd February 2022

Melanie Merlo, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Karl Wilhelm Lange, ESG & Risk Analyst at EFG speak to Moz about EFG's new Climate Transition mandate, which uses a proprietary algorithm and multi-faceted analysis to identify companies who are genuinely on track to hit their carbon reduction goals and those who are missing the mark.

EP 40: Macro Hysteria with Michael Leithead | 27th January 2022

With markets showing great uncertainty in anticipation of The Fed's looming rate rises in order to tackle inflation, Michael Leithead, Head of Fixed Income at EFG talks to Moz about The Fed's course of action, the risk of potential mistakes and the impact on the bond market, the attempts by the Chinese government to contain the Evergrande situation and more.

EP 39: 'The Year of the Yield Curve' with Chris Senyek | 16th December 2021

Chris Senyek, Chief Investment Strategist at Wolfe Research, comes on the podcast to talk to Moz about Wolfe's market view for 2022. Chris outlines Wolfe's 3 phase view for 2022 based off the stickiness of inflation and the longer term flattening of the yield curve.

EP 38: Crypto overview with Richard Byworth | 2nd December 2021

Moz talks to Richard Byworth, CEO of EQONEX Group, about the evolving cryptocurrency market. Topics range from Bitcoin vs gold, an introduction to NFTs, Central Bank Digital Currencies and more.

EP 37: Jason Trennert's 2022 market view | 9th December 2021

Jason Trennert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Strategas, outlines his current market view and outlook for 2022. Long term bond yields, crypto, the energy and materials sector and the return of the retail investor are all under the microscope this episode.

EP 36: Q1 2022 Insight Roundtable | 6th January 2022

As we move into Q1 of 2022, this Insight episode takes a cautiously optimistic look at the year ahead. A rejuvenated consumer, inflation and rate hikes, British 'stagflation', ECB monetary policy, Chinese fertility rates and a whole lot more are under the microscope this episode. Moz is joined by the 'A Team', Daniel Murray, Gianluigi Mandruzzato, Joaquin Thul, Stefan Gerlach and Paul Temperton, to talk through the thinking behind EFG's Insight document.

EP 35: Spending spree: the return of the consumer with Joaquin Thul | 18th November 2021

Looking ahead at the tentative 'return to normal' in 2022, and against a backdrop of high excess savings rates, Joaquin Thul and Moz discuss the sectors likely to benefit from the return of consumer spending, which demographics look like they'll be opening their wallets, and who the losers might be in the spending spree.

EP 34: Nine and a half reasons to be constructive on Japan with Jaewoo Nakajima | 11th November 2021

Jaewoo Nakajima, head of the Japan research team at Evercore ISI speaks to Moz about why he is still constructive on Japan, revealing some surprising data about the Nikkei's 10 year returns, and the interesting role the GPIF could play in activist investing.

EP 33: The Fed eyes tapering, with Stefan Gerlach | 21st October 2021

Stefan Gerlach, Chief Economist at EFG, speaks to Moz about Central Bank world as the Fed indicates it will be starting very gentle tapering. Are comparisons to the 1970s actually correct, and does the resignation of two Fed presidents materially change the outlook?

EP 32: Q4 2021 Insight Roundtable Discussion | 7th October 2021

Looking ahead to Q4 of 2021, we take a close look at China, UK monetary policy, inflation and the southern European economies. Moz is joined by the 'A Team', Daniel Murray, Gianluigi Mandruzzato, Joaquin Thul and Paul Temperton, to talk through the thinking behind EFG's Insight document.

EP 31: Evergrande and Fixed Income with Michael Leithead | 23rd September 2021

At this interesting time in Fixed Income markets, Michael Leithead, Head of Fixed Income at EFG, shares his thoughts on German 10 Year Bunds, how ESG fits into Fixed Income, and the potential Evergrande crisis with Moz.

EP 30: James Pomeroy on Smart Cities | 9th September 2021

James Pomeroy, Global Economist at HSBC, speaks to Moz Afzal and Melanie Merlo about his research into the future of cities, the problems that they face, how smart cities will help solve them, and the global mega trends driving these changes.

EP 29: Andrew Harradine on asset management trends, thematics and ESG | 2nd September 2021

EFG's Head of Mutual Fund Research, Andrew Harradine, talks through the trends currently dominant in asset management, thematic investing and how ESG is changing the industry.

EP 28: Mary Rosenbaum on the FOMC and the US Infrastructure Bill | 12th August 2021

Mary Rosenbaum, Founding Partner, Senior Monetary Policy Analyst at Observatory Group speaks to Daniel Murray, Deputy CIO & Global Head of Research at EFGAM. She takes a close look at the Fed’s FOMC and interest rates, and delves into the recently passed infrastructure bill.

EP 27: Monetary policy overview with Stefan Gerlach | 15th July 2021

EFG's Chief Economist Stefan Gerlach joins Moz to talk through current monetary policy themes and central bank thinking, looking at The Fed, the ECB and the SNB.

EP 26: 2021 Q3 Insight Roundtable | 6th July 2021

Looking ahead to Q3 of 2021, we look at the global economic rebound, potential tail risks, global infrastructure spending, rising CO2 emissions, the UK's inherently inflationary nature and more. Moz is joined by the 'A Team', Daniel Murray, Stefan Gerlach, Gianluigi Mandruzzato, Joaquin Thul and Paul Temperton, to talk through the thinking behind EFG's Q3 Insight document.

EP 25: The mid-year macro review | 24th June 2021

How are our Outlook 2021 predictions faring? In this mid-year review, Moz is joined by the macro team, Daniel Murray, Stefan Gerlach, Gianluigi Mandruzzato and Joaquin Thul, in order to update on the current macro situation.

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