Japanese GDP for the fourth quarter fell by 6.3% annualised versus the previous quarter – below market expectations.
Canadian and Australian equities offer defensive, income-producing opportunities, and can help diversify exposure to larger stock markets such as those of the U.S. and Europe.
US Economy Health Check chart book
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
Combining the broadest possible range of assets can help income-hungry investors take advantage of the merits of diversification and optimise the risk-return mix within their portfolio.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.