Themes from the quarterly Quantitative Beta Research Summit
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
While no deal is not the most likely scenario in our view, the risks are rising. The UK outlook is binary. A Brexit deal could see sterling bounce to 1.40 against the dollar, but no deal on 31 October could see a further slump to 1.10.
Following a torrid fourth quarter of last year, equity markets have bounced back strongly across the globe so far in 2019.
The Bank of Japan has reacted to a persistently flat yield curve As demand for duration sendsby adjusting its Rinban operations and by signalling that a potential rate cut is around the corner. But will these attempts to steepen the curve be sustainable?
Implications for insurance capital requirements
Optimism faded following an agreement in principle for a “phase one” trade deal between the U.S. and China as details of the agreement underwhelmed market participants.
The outperformance of US stocks relative to European counterparts has been one of the defining characteristics of equity markets in the post-crisis period. This piece highlights how two sectors—technology and financials—have played a key role in driving
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Key findings from the Multi-Asset Solutions Strategy Summit