The Lowdown on Markets to 17th July 2017

July 17, 2017 IQ Admin

The Lowdown on Markets to 17th July 2017

World Markets at a Glance

 

In this week’s issue

  • Global equity markets resume their upward trend helped by weaker US economic data
  • US core consumer prices, excluding food and energy, are currently at a disappointing 1.7%
  • US Consumer sentiment is showing signs of weakness which might alter the Feds stance
  • A global synchronous recovery is enhancing the possibility of central bank tightening
  • Asia [ex Japan] and the emerging markets continue to produce the best returns this year
  • Equities remain the asset class of choice, given the unattractiveness of bonds and cash

The lowdown

Peter Lowman, Chief Investment Office

Peter Lowman, Chief Investment Office

Peter Lowman has been in investment management for over forty years and prior to becoming Chief Investment Officer for Investment Quorum, he worked within a larger asset managers, primarily as an Investment Director with Cazenove’s. He is responsible for the overall investment strategy for Investment Quorum clients and sits on the Investment Quorum Committee.

 
This article does not constitute specific advice and investors should bear in mind capital invested is not guaranteed. Investment Quorum is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

 
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