Lending, borrowing and investing in a negative rate world
Following two years of double-digit positive performance, emerging market (EM) equities have reversed course this year.
Given current and projected productivity and labor supply dynamics, productivity is unlikely to provide a significant lift to future growth.
Markets have bounced back nicely in 2019 after a volatile December due to concerns of rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth and geopolitical tensions.
The paper discusses the pportunities and risks that institutions should consider when investing in China’s A-Share and private equity markets.
The U.S. economy is growing at an above-trend pace, and the rest of the world seems to be finding its footing.
Fixed income has struggled thus far in 2018, with the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. aggregate down 1.6% year-to-date. But in this period of rising interest rates, not all fixed income is responding uniformly.
Pascal’s Wager argues that belief makes more sense than disbelief when the worst outcome is a total loss.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are anxious. This anxiety is not without merit: indeed, economic data over the last two weeks seem to suggest a material slowdown in growth.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are to an extent, the volatility seen at the end of 2018 was driven by concerns around the potential for an earnings recession in 2019.