Economies & markets
Our Chief Investment Office and experts share insights into our house view and macro trends.
As we step into the second half of 2017 we face continued challenges in generating reasonable returns, for our lower risk investors. Broadly speaking, our position with our low risk clients seeking a return of perhaps c.3.5%, is that diversification is key to performance – even within a 100% bond portfolio.
Our Chief Investment Officer, Michel Perera, presents his quarterly global investment review and outlook, which analyses the macro and financial trends we’ve both encountered and should perhaps expect in the near future.
At the moment, the so-called ‘Trump Bump’ shows little sign of abating. Whether the buoyancy of the markets can be attributed to anything the Donald has done is unlikely.
Richard Champion, our Deputy CIO, presents a concise market review, assessing what’s been happening in the markets over the past month and stating it’s all about the economy.
It feels as though 2017 has started rather as 2016 ended. The UK equity market has continued to rally, in part due to the ‘Trump bump’.
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