- Global Investment Views - November 2017
Global Investment Views - November 2017
Monday 30 October 2017
Research / Market
Global Investment Views - November 2017 - CIO Views
Preparing for transition.
After a less than thrilling summer, since September, equity markets have been relatively immune to news flow on the geopolitical front, despite North Korea’s nuclear threats and the crisis regarding Catalonia, which remains broadly unresolved.
Analysing the Exposure of Low-volatility Equity Strategies to Interest Rates
At the dawn of a potential rise in rates triggered by Central Banks in both Europe and the United States, doubts are being raised about the ability of low-volatility portfolios to continue to deliver robust performance.
CHINA: 19th party congress and beyond
"China’s economy appears to be more resilient than it was and the coming slowdown looks likely to be moderate."
The Bank of England raises rates: Bearish for the pound
The latest data indicate that the market is only slightly short GBP and we think that this view is too optimistic.