January 5, 2018

Global growth was better than expected during 2017, causing the International Monetary Fund to raise its GDP growth estimates for both 2017 & 2018 to 3.6% and 3.7% respectively. The synchronized global expansion has shifted the “dovish tone” surrounding several advanced economies central banks towar...

October 9, 2017

Global growth in the first half of the year averaged 3.5%, the best since 2014. In fact, the International Monetary Fund recently raised their GDP growth estimates for 2017 and 2018.  Strong performances of many G7 nations are eliminating a lot of the excess capacity faster than anticipated. This im...

January 10, 2017

Black Swans are rare as are some of the global events of 2016-Brexit, Trump win and the Italian Constitutional Referendum to name a few.  Albeit slow to start, global growth did pick up in the second half of the year to meet estimates of 3.1%. The rebound was primarily driven by accommodative moneta...

The main event within the second quarter was the surprise vote from the UK to “Leave” the EU. Days prior to the June 23rd referendum, equity markets rallied in anticipation of a “Remain” outcome. Instead, the UK’s vote to leave the EU triggered increased economic and market uncertainty and was felt...

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