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July 2019

Asset Allocation Update

Toby Nangle

Head of Global Asset Allocation

After sharp drawdowns towards the end of 2018 stock markets are re-approaching their all-time highs. This is despite escalating geopolitical tensions in the Gulf, the risks of a disorderly Brexit, softening economic data, and professional company analysts cutting their profit forecasts for stocks in every major market.

July 2019

Investment Themes

Mark Burgess

Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer and Chief Investment Officer, EMEA

In this month’s Investment Themes video, Mark Burgess, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer and Chief Investment Officer, EMEA, discusses:

  • Late-cycle behaviour
  • Recession fears
  • The return of QE
  • Current equity and bond valuations
  • National and corporate debt