Investors were disappointedInvestors were disappointed that trade tensions re-escalated and the Fed viewed their actions as a “mid-cycle adjustment".
For investors peering into 2020, it is likely that U.S. monetary policy will remain on hold for the time being.
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.
A slowdown is coming sooner rather than later. Investor should remain cautiously optimistic to environment growth, with a bias on quality and eye on duration.
In evaluating climate risk in a potential equity investment, we consider both the physical aspects of climate change and the implications of the ongoing energy transition to a low carbon economy.
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