Tag Archives: Interest rates

The Fed: Making Good on its Goal of Normalizing Rates

Ken Taubes is Chief Investment Officer, US. The Tug of War Between the Markets and the Fed Continues: Will the Fed Prevail this Time? With the path of future rate hikes, the tapering of the Federal Reserve’s (Fed’s) balance sheet, … Continue reading

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Global Equities Outlook

Marco Pirondini is Head of Equities, US. In this video, Marco discusses his outlook for global equity markets, including his ideas on: 1.) expectations for the performance of global equities in a reflationary environment, (2.) the reaction of global equities … 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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Fed Signals Three Rate Hikes for 2017

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the target Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points (bps). The December rate increase represents the sole rate increase for 2016, following the December 2015 move, and the second increase since … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Spain – Politics to the Fore Again Spain has been without a government since national elections in December 2015. No party has managed to secure a majority in those elections, leading to the most fragmented parliament since 1977. A … Continue reading

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