As emerging markets have grown in size and importance, emerging market equities have become a core part of many portfolio allocations.
The US debt ceiling saga resumesSubscription
Since March 2017, the US Treasury has employed “extraordinary measures” to fund the US government, such as halting contributions to certain government pension funds and borrowing money set aside to manage exchange rate fluctuations. But those measures are set to run out by early October.
Globalization’s inexorable forty-year march was dealt a blow by Brexit and the subsequent presidential election in the United States.
Coping with chaosSubscription
Chaos describes a state of non-normalness and nonlinearity in complex systems – one that is characterised by surprises.
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Each month IPE surveys around 100 asset managers with one or more European segregated mandates for their predictions for equities, bonds and currency markets in the next 6 to 12 months
It would be an understatement to say the shine has left the US equity market, given this month’s manager expectation submissions. The month’s responses indicate movements across all asset categories, with a positive nod toward Europe, while those who predict change (for instance in the US and the UK) are seeing an erosion of confidence towards equity valuations....read more