19 JUL

2018

The global economy is healthy, with provisional growth forecasts of 4%. However, a possible trade war led by the US could become a real threat for the US domestic economy and also undermine the eurozone.

 

2018 outlook, optimism and vigilance

Growth of around 3 % is expected in the US economy, while economic outlook in the eurozone also is also positive, at just over 2%. Between optimism and vigilance, interviews with Anton Brender, Chief Economist and Florence Pisani, Global Head of Economic Research at Candriam.


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Investment recommendations, prudence and diversification

Amid a highly volatile market and faced with anticipated contradictory risks of inflation and recession, a fine balance is required between prudence and seeking opportunities. Recommendations from Nadège Dufossé, Head of asset allocation at Candriam.


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