Category Archives: Emerging Markets

French Election Countdown

On Sunday April 23, the eyes of millions of Europeans will be on the outcome of the first round of French Presidential elections, as the vote is considered a test for the future of the European Union. A potential victory … Continue reading

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How Will Trump’s Policies Affect Economic Momentum?

Ken Taubes is Chief Investment Officer, US. The US may deliver growth of around 2%, as well as modestly higher inflation in 2017. Given Donald Trump’s current focus on keeping campaign promises regarding healthcare, immigration and trade, his broader pro-growth … Continue reading

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Play Reflation through Real Assets and Equities

Francesco Sandrini is Head of Multi Asset Securities Solutions.  This is the second in a series of blogs in which we analyze the main inflation drivers investors should pay attention to in 2017 and beyond, as well as investment opportunities to … Continue reading

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Dutch Dam Against Anti-Euro Tide

In the End, No Surprise After the annus horribilis in which several elections resulted in unexpected outcomes (admittedly, without the much feared negative impact on asset prices), we have now had a result that is in line with recent polls … Continue reading

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How to Play Economic Acceleration

It has been a benign start to the year for investors. Stock markets have reached new all-time highs in the US and delivered strong positive returns across the board globally. Credit spreads in developed markets have tightened slightly, as the … Continue reading

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