Year ahead 2021: seeking clarity amid macro uncertainty
As market volatility could persist in 2021, how can investors cut through the fog of uncertainty?
With the US elections rapidly approaching, candidates from both the Democratic and Republican parties are moving “full speed” ahead on their campaign trails. How much do you know about this year’s elections? With less than a month to go before Election Day, we look at the investment implications for five major economic sectors.
Who’s running and what’s at stake2
High volatility during an election year?
Whatever the outcome of the US elections, the next administration’s top priority will be to sustain the economy recovery that’s already underway. Central banks will likely continue to provide extensive measures to support global markets. Investors, depending on their investment objectives and risk appetite, could consider taking a longer-term view in investing. Amid volatile markets, diversifying1 across asset classes in equities and fixed income, with a tilt on quality, could help investors better capture the potential opportunities.