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The Next Leg of Recovery

The Next Leg of Recovery

🕔11:25, 17.Feb 2021

2021 began with renewed bouts of volatility with a tug of war emerging between concerns over slow vaccine rollouts especially on the continent and delays in US fiscal support against positive earnings trends.

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The virus is keeping the economy on hold

The virus is keeping the economy on hold

🕔16:25, 16.Feb 2021

The economic rebound slowed in the fourth quarter, after a strong rebound in the third quarter and a very sharp contraction in the first half of the year. Global economies remain supported by the large stimulus measures from fiscal and monetary institutions. The positive vaccine …

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Monthly Market Monitor – February 2021

Monthly Market Monitor – February 2021

🕔10:25, 12.Feb 2021

Monthly Market Monitor – February 2021  

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DCEP may play a key part in China’s long-term economic transition

DCEP may play a key part in China’s long-term economic transition

🕔07:28, 28.Jan 2021

China’s Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP) system was proposed in 2014 and will be one of the first Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) in the world. The DCEP was first tested in April 2020 within Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Xiong’an New Area (Xiong’an). The pilot in Xiong’an is part of preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The pilots may be expanded to cover several …

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Stronger headwinds in the short run, but the medium-term outlook improves on vaccine rollout

Stronger headwinds in the short run, but the medium-term outlook improves on vaccine rollout

🕔17:22, 15.Jan 2021

Stronger headwinds in the short run, but the medium-term outlook improves on vaccine rollout House View  The global economy rebounded strongly in the third quarter, after a very sharp contraction in the first half of the year. Global economies remain

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Repositioning Portfolios for a Brave New World

Repositioning Portfolios for a Brave New World

🕔13:26, 23.Dec 2020

Monthly Investment Outlook – December Key points Downside risks weigh on Q4 growth in several countries due to rising contagion and pressure on hospitals; European activity should contract in Q4, and a parallel slowdown is expected in the US, while

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Risky assets receive a shot in the arm

Risky assets receive a shot in the arm

🕔11:12, 11.Dec 2020

Multi Asset Monthly – Global Strategy Economic outlook A renewed surge in detected virus cases has led several, mainly European, governments to take additional measures to restrict mobility and to impose soft lockdowns. This has impacted the path of the

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Looking Ahead to a Brave New World

Looking Ahead to a Brave New World

🕔11:22, 10.Dec 2020

Monthly Investment Outlook – December Key points Downside risks weigh on Q4 growth in several countries due to rising contagion and pressure on hospitals; European activity should contract in Q4, and a parallel slowdown is expected in the US, while

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BNP Paribas – High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video)

BNP Paribas – High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video)

🕔13:10, 23.Nov 2020

High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video) Asset Allocation Monthly In this Asset Allocation monthly video, we discuss the implications of the US elections and the news on potentially reliable Covid vaccines on our market views and our asset allocation

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High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery

High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery

🕔12:45, 19.Nov 2020

Asset Allocation Monthly Three key issues have dominated the macroeconomic outlook in recent weeks: The second wave of the virus, the possibility of a positive announcement on the vaccine front, and the outcome of the US elections. Markets have been

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Fixed Income Monthly

Fixed Income Monthly

🕔07:49, 19.Nov 2020

The FIXED INCOME MONTHLY provides a forward-looking summary of the medium-term views from the Fidelity Fixed Income team. Our investment approach is multi-strategy, with portfolio managers given clear accountability and fiduciary responsibility for all investment decisions in a portfolio. Given

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Monthly Index News – October

Monthly Index News – October

🕔09:17, 5.Nov 2020

Benchmark Indices Key Points: The STOXX® Global 1800 Index fell for a second consecutive month in October, led by losses in European shares, as the number of COVID-19 contagions rebounded strongly. The global index retreated 3.2% in dollar terms and

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Multi-Asset Solutions Monthly Strategy Report

Multi-Asset Solutions Monthly Strategy Report

🕔13:25, 22.Oct 2020

Global markets and multi-asset portfolios  The coronavirus pandemic has dominated news flow throughout 2020. Looking forward, even after the first acute phase of the pandemic has passed, its imprint on our economy and indeed on the very fabric of our

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Business As Usual

Business As Usual

🕔09:50, 15.Oct 2020

September 2020 Bitcoin Volatility Report  – Sept. kicked off with bitcoin’s annualized volatility touching a 5-week low of 38.8%, only to then rally above 50% on Sept. 3, bounce between 50% and 56%, and snap a 5-month downtrend by concluding

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Contraction > recovery > late cycle

Contraction > recovery > late cycle

🕔11:07, 6.Oct 2020

CROSS ASSET Investment Strategy Monthly #10 October 2020 Investors have been dealing with rising volatility in equities and initial signs of a fall in the extreme market complacency over the last few months. This is leading to some key divergences

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Monthly Index News

Monthly Index News

🕔14:31, 5.Oct 2020

September DAX Indices Key points The DAX family is led by Germany’s blue-chip DAX®. The MDAX® and SDAX®, respectively, gauge the performance of the country’s mid- and small-caps. The TecDAX® tracks German technology companies. Finally, the HDAX® Index groups all

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Focus on the swoosh or the push?

Focus on the swoosh or the push?

🕔07:37, 29.Sep 2020

Monthly Op-ed  The recent dataflow is consistent with our base case: the world’s economy is not experiencing a “V-shape” recovery, but rather is following a “swoosh” trajectory in which after an initial spectacular rebound, growth slows. Focus is again on

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Asset allocation update: leaning selectively against the wind

Asset allocation update: leaning selectively against the wind

🕔09:57, 9.Sep 2020

Multi-asset | September 2020 Most asset market returns can be distilled down to two basic elements: movements in cash flows and discount rates. In the past month or so, for risky assets such as equities, each has moved in a

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Index Dashboard: Dispersion, Volatility & Correlation

Index Dashboard: Dispersion, Volatility & Correlation

🕔13:16, 2.Sep 2020

As the global economy continued to inch back towards normality and equity markets recovered ground, most of our reported risk indicators declined in August. The realized volatility of the S&P 500, S&P Composite 1500, S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI and S&P

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Monthly Market Monitor August 2020

Monthly Market Monitor August 2020

🕔13:13, 19.Aug 2020

Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor presents a concise review of economic and asset class data through clear and impactful charts. Providing timely information across a broad array of markets and investment topics, this guide serves as a helpful resource in

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And after the summer? Monthly Investment Strategy

And after the summer? Monthly Investment Strategy

🕔09:51, 23.Jul 2020

Key points Europe has been enjoying a rare moment of outperformance recently. Still, given the abundance of “cliffs” ahead, Europe would do well with a nice policy “parachute”. For now though, the US is still doing more on the stimulus

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Asset allocation outlook

Asset allocation outlook

🕔14:51, 17.Jul 2020

In June, investors were confronted with the conflicting impact of an improved outlook and a sharp increase in the number of new coronavirus cases around the world. Optimism prevailed in the end; the …

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Asset allocation update: clipping back risk appetite

Asset allocation update: clipping back risk appetite

🕔07:42, 9.Jul 2020

Multi-asset | July 2020  We all know – or rather, have heard of – Warren Buffet. One of his more famous mantras is: to get rich you need to be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are

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Fixed income market update July 2020

Fixed income market update July 2020

🕔15:00, 3.Jul 2020

For the quarter ended June 30, 2020, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index returned 2.90%. Year to date, the index has returned 6.14%. U.S. Treasuries returned 0.48% during the quarter as the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined

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Monthly Index News

Monthly Index News

🕔10:00, 3.Jul 2020

Key points Stocks wrapped their best calendar quarter since 2009 during June as many economies continued their way out of lockdowns imposed to control the expansion of COVID-19. The STOXX® Global 1800 Index rose 2.7% in dollar terms during the

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Asset Allocation View

Asset Allocation View

🕔14:59, 26.Jun 2020

Market Update   Despite economic data having weakened substantially the equity rally in the US has continued unabated, with markets up over 30% from their lowest point in late March. Meanwhile, policymakers have …

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The virus has not gone away

The virus has not gone away

🕔12:50, 26.Jun 2020

Key points A genuine gap is emerging between the US and Europe on the pandemic front So far differences in policy initiatives on either side of the Atlantic have made up for this short-coming Interdependency of virus control, policy and

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Market updates

Market updates

🕔08:15, 23.Jun 2020

This week initially saw a reversal of fortunes, with risk markets rallying after last week. Equities were stronger and credit spreads a little tighter, though this mini rally tapered off  …

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Fixed Income Monthly

Fixed Income Monthly

🕔13:08, 22.Jun 2020

The FIXED INCOME MONTHLY provides a forward-looking summary of the medium-term views from the Fidelity Fixed Income team. Our investment approach is multi-strategy, with portfolio managers given clear accountability and fiduciary responsibility for all investment decisions in a portfolio. Given

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Fixed income market update

Fixed income market update

🕔07:42, 18.Jun 2020

For the month ended May 31, 2020, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index returned 0.47%. Year to date, the index has returned 5.47%. U.S. Treasuries returned -0.25% during the month as the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury rose

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Second wave or second wind?

Second wave or second wind?

🕔15:26, 12.Jun 2020

After a strong rally from the March lows, equity markets have been range-bound. Investors are weighing hopes of a recovery against fears of a “second wave” of virus cases, high valuations, and US-China trade tensions. In this letter, we offer

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A back-to-business rally

A back-to-business rally

🕔11:17, 8.Jun 2020

Multi Asset Monthly  With economies gradually reopening, the worst of the drop in growth seems to be behind us, even if the rebound in consumption is lagging behind the bounce in industrial production. The shape of the recovery still remains

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Review of markets over May 2020

Review of markets over May 2020

🕔14:36, 4.Jun 2020

The rebound in equity markets extended into May. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to dominate markets, with an increasing focus on how countries would begin to relax their lockdown measures and how this would affect the economy. Volatility

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Index Dashboard: Europe

Index Dashboard: Europe

🕔11:44, 3.Jun 2020 Read Full Article
Monthly Market Monitor | May 2020

Monthly Market Monitor | May 2020

🕔16:11, 20.May 2020

Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor presents a concise review of economic and asset class data through clear and impactful charts. Providing timely information across a broad array of markets and investment topics, this guide serves as a helpful resource in

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Fixed Income Monthly

Fixed Income Monthly

🕔15:09, 20.May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic remains the only real theme driving markets, as investors look for clues as to what the ultimate impact of the crisis will be on economic growth, industrial sectors and asset prices. The jury is still out, with

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Drop in economic activity as exceptional as extent of monetary support

Drop in economic activity as exceptional as extent of monetary support

🕔16:06, 18.May 2020

House View The global economy is in the midst of a major contraction. The pandemic has resulted in varying levels of worldwide shutdowns. This has caused a sharp deceleration of economic activity in the manufacturing and services sectors, offset by

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Global equities – where to from here?

Global equities – where to from here?

🕔16:29, 15.May 2020

Global Perspectives – february 2020 2019 was the culmination of an exceptionally strong decade for equity markets. By some measures the past 10 years have seen the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in US history and the longest bull market ever.

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A sudden stop

A sudden stop

🕔14:57, 15.May 2020

House views The global spread of COVID-19 and containment policies deployed to contain its spread have created an economic “sudden stop”. A sharp recession now seems inevitable, and there are many uncertainties about what follows. Market pricing discounts a 2008-like

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Bear Markets End With Recessions

Bear Markets End With Recessions

🕔14:55, 15.May 2020

On the Markets In the past month, we've experienced a full bear market, down 20%, and a full bull market, up 20%. Of course, this extreme volatility follows a period of extreme calm, during which we observed some of the

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The World Holds its Breath – So Do Capital Markets

The World Holds its Breath – So Do Capital Markets

🕔14:43, 15.May 2020

Global Market Outlook At the beginning of April, the global GLOCAP sample portfolio (50% equities, 50% cash) remains 33.3% overweight in equities. Nonetheless, the assessment of the fundamental economic market environment has changed significantly given the serious turbulence on …

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A fragile stabilisation

A fragile stabilisation

🕔14:36, 15.May 2020

Monthly Investment Brief It seems futile indeed to make predictions about the economy and the market when there is so much uncertainty about the pandemic itself. To be perfectly honest, no one really knows how things are going to pan

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Fiscal and monetary support vs an economy in lockdown

Fiscal and monetary support vs an economy in lockdown

🕔14:27, 15.May 2020

House View April 2020 The global Covid-19 virus outbreak has led to a series of unprecedented measures as governments seek to mitigate its spread. The lockdowns that were decided have caused a major and abrupt global economic slowdown. Many industries

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Review of markets over April 2020

Review of markets over April 2020

🕔14:18, 15.May 2020

After the severe shock in March, markets rebounded strongly in April. COVID-19 continued to spread globally, but some countries saw daily new infection rates start to fall and are now planning to gradually reopen their economies. Governments and central banks

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Asset Allocation – April 2020

Asset Allocation – April 2020

🕔16:11, 11.May 2020 Read Full Article
Assessing the shape of the recovery

Assessing the shape of the recovery

🕔09:40, 11.May 2020

Multi Asset Monthly  The outlook looks binary and will depend on developments in the Covid-19 data (second wave or vaccine) and the effectiveness of policy measures implemented to prevent permanent damage to the economy. In the best-case scenario, this could

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Monthly OpinioPro Statistics – April 2020

Monthly OpinioPro Statistics – April 2020

🕔10:43, 6.May 2020

April In this blogpost, we will update you on our monthly best-reads and longest-reads. If you follow our weekly blogposts, you know the best read research articles on a weekly basis. In this monthly overview, we provide you with a

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Fixed income market update May 2020

Fixed income market update May 2020

🕔09:03, 6.May 2020

For the month ended April 30, 2020, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index returned 1.78%. Year to date, the index has returned 4.98% U.S. Treasuries returned 0.64% during the month as the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury declined

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Slowly coming out of limbo

Slowly coming out of limbo

🕔09:49, 30.Apr 2020

Theme of the month: Slowly coming out of limbo International economies find themselves in different stages of lockdown. China has eased most restrictions, but economic activity is struggling to make a full recovery. Europe and the US both went into

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Stock market winners may keep winning

Stock market winners may keep winning

🕔17:13, 28.Apr 2020

While the market has staged a spectacular and unanticipated rally, looking at the broader indices can be somewhat misleading.  Year-to-date, the S&P 500 Index is still down -15%, but large cap tech and healthcare indices are down 3% or less.

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