- Global Investment Views - April 2018
Global Investment Views - April 2018
Thursday 29 March 2018
Research / Market
Global Investment Views - April 2018 - CIO Views
Stay on course, despite looming noise
While still benefitting from a global synchronised growth outlook (likely peaking), financial markets are getting nervous, experiencing the fatigue of a more mature phase with new sources of volatility arising. For the future, it will be key to anticipate how the exit of Central Banks (CB) from unconventional policies will unfold, while talks about protectionist policies start to intensity and we enter a phase of “slowing economic acceleration”, with growth above potential in most Developed Markets (DM), but decelerating in 2019.
Why investors should care about French “yellow vests” protest
The Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) are a largely spontaneous protest movement that emerged in France, in October. With no declared political affiliation, they called for lower taxes and a higher level of social transfers and public services.
Award for the "Robust Asset Allocation for Robo-Advisors" paper
This Working Paper from the Amundi Research Team has been rewarded by the Savvy Investor Awards 2018 on the 2nd of November.
Rocky Road for the European Union: Pension Plans' Response
Once again, Amundi and Create-Research have partnered in the Annual European Pensions Survey to provide invaluable insight on what pension plans are thinking and how they are faring in today’s complex market environment.