Following the 2008 credit crisis, financial markets have provided robust returns for both fixed income and equity investors. Many stock markets breached record levels in 2017, while long-term interest rates reached all-time lows – with many countries even operating with negative rates.
However, as we take a glimpse into the future, several questions are plaguing investor’s minds: Will economic growth improve? Will inflationary pressures finally re-emerge? Will central banks continue to intervene? Will money continue to flow into financial assets and support current valuations? In this article, we aim to provide investors with guidance on how to build strategic portfolios that reflect this ever-changing investment landscape.
Global Financial Forecast: 2017–2024
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