Seeking income in a low rate environment has seen investors search for yield in riskier assets. While the risk associated with higher yielding investments can’t be eliminated, we look at three ways in which that risk can be reduced.
China’s monetary and fiscal efforts to manoeuvre a soft landing and cope with pressure from increased trade tensions are beginning to pay off. What are the broader implications?
Switzerland is well known around the world for its high prices, with a Big Mac or a Starbucks latte costing over USD 6 each. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) itself describes the Swiss franc as “highly valued”, but it is less clear to us that the currency is
While weaker headline earnings growth in future quarters could unsettle investors, many underlying factors suggest corporate health remains strong. What is the full story for investment grade credit?
Does the recent sell-off for risk assets mean the end of the cycle is nigh, or is there value to be found for investors willing to buck the trend?
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This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on September 17.