The Bank of England (BoE) held its base rate of interest unchanged at 0.5% at its meeting today.
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We emerged with a cautious near-term view from our latest quarterly strategy meeting in early September. In our base case scenario, the global economy is expected to narrowly avoid recession and continue to grow, albeit much more slowly.
Today the Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee met, and voted by a majority of 7-2 to keep the policy interest rate at 0.75%.
Michael discusses his forecast for 2020, which entails a modest recovery in global growth and profits after trade-war weakness in 2019.
Our Global Emerging Markets portfolio managers demonstrate why long-term investors are in a strong position to take advantage of compound earnings growth.
We expect another positive year for emerging market debt in 2020, with base case expectations of about 8% returns for emerging market hard currency, and 11% for emerging market local currency.
As widely anticipated, Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique en Marche party has won an absolute majority in the French National Assembly after the second round of legislative elections on Sunday 18 June.