Your monthly appointment with the financial markets. What were the trends for equities, bonds, currencies and commodities in the past month, and what made the markets move ? You can discover the most striking evolutions in this clear and concise analysis.
Financial markets took a serious hit at the start of 2016 on yet another wave of worries about China. It’s widely accepted that a severe economic crisis in China is one of the most important risks again for this year. We agree.
Trump’s aggressive rhetoric on trade in combination with higher market volatility is weighing on sentiment. Even though some leading indicators suggest that the pace of the recovery is slowing, economic indicators remain solid. Things could of course quickly escalate.