May 17, 2022

Tightening into the slowdown

The reasons for a prudent allocation have not changed in recent weeks.

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May 16, 2022

High volatility

The performance of the fixed income asset class was impacted by geopolitics, the rise in inflation and the generally hawkish stance of central banks.

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May 16, 2022

Earnings growth has broadly produced positive surprises on the markets

The first quarter of the year was difficult for investors and April proved no different. The war in Ukraine, lockdowns in China and the prospect of substantially tighter US monetary policy all weighed on sentiment.

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May 16, 2022

Brace for impact

There are currently so many headwinds to the economy that it is difficult to isolate THE driver that is having the biggest impact on deteriorating economic fundamentals in only a small paragraph.

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April 12, 2022

Central banks continue to persevere in their hawkish stance

Markets witnessed a sharp rebound over the past month (since March 7) following the sharp drawdown that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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April 12, 2022

Supply-chain interruptions risk due to Ukraine

At the beginning of 2022, economic activity returned to its pre-pandemic level and the omicron wave had less of an impact on activity than previous ones.

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April 12, 2022

Accelerating towards the cycle end

Exiting the pandemic, entering the war and tightening monetary policies around the globe are acting together as a formidable business cycle accelerator.

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April 12, 2022

Changing volatility regimes

The global economic outlook is foggy, and the start of the year has kept on adding additional layers of complexity.

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March 31, 2022

Connecting Divergence

The past few weeks have been volatile for the markets, following a series of unusual financial and geopolitical events.

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