2018 has been a challenging year for market returns across the board. What has driven the uncertainty, and will volatility persist in 2019?
Updated each quarter, the Guide to the Markets illustrates a comprehensive array of market and economic trends and statistics.
With macroeconomic fears dominating the airwaves, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) may need to prepare to take a less predictable course.
What is the catalyst that could translate reasonable fundamentals and attractive valuations into an emerging market (EM) debt recovery?
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?
Disappointing macroeconomic data and ongoing political uncertainty have weighed heavily on the euro. Does this pessimistic picture mean there’s room for a rally?
US investment grade yields are at an eight-year high, after considerable moves higher year-to-date. With midterm election uncertainty in the rear view mirror, could now be an opportune time to add some exposure?
Is the gap closing between US equity returns and the rest of the world’s?
With data coming in much stronger in the US than in the rest of the developed markets, does recent spread widening for US high yield present an entry point?
Mounting political tensions in Europe have been negative for risk assets in October, particularly equities. European credit has so far escaped relatively unscathed, but how long can this resilience persist?