Is now the time for de-risking?
Markets, economy, stocks, growth, global, fixed income, international, asset classes
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Brexit uncertainty is not over. But that wasn’t the only thing holding back UK stocks, and investors could be tempted back to the market.
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
The stakes are high, since the internet has been a key driver of growth and consumer welfare for the last 20 years. What are the implications if Net Neutrality is repealed?
Trade policy is of first-order importance in a more connected world, and markets have been reacting nervously to U.S. trade disputes.