2016 2nd quarter - key themes

Each quarter, our strategic asset allocation committee meets to identify the key themes that could affect global financial markets. This quarter’s key themes include:

  1. Monetary policy - Negative interest rates: bad for banks?
  2. Economic data and sentiment - Markets overreacted to concerns about the global economy
  3. Inflation-linked bonds - The markets UK inflation expectations are too low
  4. Divisifiers - Finding sources of uncorrelated returns
  5. Dividends - The income challenge is getting tougher

Read the key issues shaping current investment strategy.

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