While tariffs remain a concern, the key issue is the degree—which we deem moderate—of U.S. recession risk. The current global backdrop makes the U.S. dollar unlikely to strengthen. Earnings growth expectations are modest, valuations are undemanding
NEST announced today (15 May) that it has awarded a high yield bond mandate to J.P.Morgan Asset Management to further diversify members’ portfolios and offer attractive returns in an otherwise low-yielding fixed income environment.
Many defined contribution (DC) pension scheme members may be pleased with year-end 2017 results in their retirement plan statements, but the outlook for market returns over the next 10 to 15 years remains less than inspiring, according to J.P. Morgan’s 20
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