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?
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?
Disappointing macroeconomic data and ongoing political uncertainty have weighed heavily on the euro. Does this pessimistic picture mean there’s room for a rally?
The strength of the US economy is pushing rates higher, and the US dollar is following suit. But can this cyclical support for the currency continue, or will the structural headwinds prevail?