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Cross Asset Investment Strategy October 2019
Central banks have confirmed the shift to a much more accommodative stance.
Cross Asset Investment Strategy - September 2019
Financial markets have been rattled in the past weeks over escalating trade war between the US and China as both imposed tariffs and counter-tariffs on imports.
Stay agile amid high uncertainty
Markets have fluctuated between positive news around geopolitics (US-China trade talks, Italy and receding risks of no-deal Brexit)
Trade war escalation and impact on world trade and economic growth
Trade tensions re-escalated during the summer. Starting on 1 September, the US Administration introduced new tariffs and China retaliated simultaneously.
Argentina: how recent events shape the investment outlook
Government’s decision to freeze energy prices and suspend VAT on certain products will complicate fiscal metrics.
Argentina: election surprise amplifies market and political risks
Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez won by larger-than-expected margin against President Macri. At this point, markets price in Fernandez’s victory in October elections.
Italian Politics takes Centre Stage
Political crisis and possible scenarios: The Deputy PM Matteo Salvini recently withdrew his party’s support to the coalition government headed by PM Giuseppe Conte, calling for a vote of no-confidence against the PM and subsequent snap elections.
Infographic - Global Investment Views August 2019
Glass Half-Full, Thanks To Central Banks
US and China Trade War
Walking a tightropeDonald Trump proposed an additional 10% tariffs on a further US$300 billion worth of Chinese imports from 1 September.