The U.S. and China’s exchanged tariff hikes, hurting confidence and making August a risk-off month amid ongoing trade tensions.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has led the way with its recent interest rate cut. As we head towards the end of the cycle, other developed market central banks could be expected to follow.
After a difficult period for returns in 2018, we are watching five issues that could shape markets in another potentially volatile year.
As we hold our latest Investment Quarterly meeting, we take a look at how 2019 has played out so far. Dovish central bank policy has propelled markets to strong returns, but trade remains a key risk.
2018 has been a challenging year for market returns across the board. What has driven the uncertainty, and will volatility persist in 2019?
What is the catalyst that could translate reasonable fundamentals and attractive valuations into an emerging market (EM) debt recovery?
We enter the second quarter with a constructive view on emerging markets debt (EMD). In our view, the combination of a dovish Federal Reserve (Fed)*, Chinese stimulus and a stable servicing backdrop should lead to a stable returns profile
The 2019 rally is underpinned by progress on the fundamental issues that rattled markets at the back end of last year. But given the strength of the rebound, how much longer can it continue?
Credit markets have enjoyed a strong march upwards, supported by robust technicals and a broadly positive fundamental backdrop. With issuance set to pick up, could now be the time to take some chips off the table?
Idiosyncratic stories in emerging markets are showing signs of improvement. Are tactical opportunities opening up, and what is the fundamental outlook for the sector as a whole?