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Throughout the first quarter capital markets around the world have experienced heightened levels of volatility due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. What was once thought to be a short, sharp decline and “V” shape recovery is now turning into a more severe economic fallout due to...

January 7, 2020

2019 was the year of political uncertainty. Consequently, global GDP suffered with a series of downgrades. Global GDP is projected to grow at 3% for 2019, the weakest pace in a decade. The main culprits were the US-China trade war, Brexit and USMCA. To support their economies several central bank po...

October 4, 2019

Global growth continues to trend downward for 2019 and will spill over into 2020 as political uncertainty mounts (see Chart 1). For 2019, global GDP has been revised downward from 3.3% to 3.1%. This would mark the weakest pace in a decade and would leave little room for the global economy to absorb...

The global economy has been unfolding for the most part as predicted since the first quarter- decelerating growth. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised global growth downward from 3.5% to 3.3% in April for 2019. However, signs of stabilizing growth have arisen. These include:

  • Global...

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EQUITIES COMMENT: "Black and Blue"

April 9, 2020

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