The Lowdown on Markets to 1st September 2017
World Markets at a Glance
In this week’s issue
- Financial markets remain spirited after a week of disappointments and geo-political risks
- A disappointing August US jobs number could threaten any further US rate hike in 2017
- The recent rise in the euro will surely be on the ECB’s agenda at their meeting this week
- Political turmoil concerning the US debt ceiling could trigger a debt crisis but it’s unlikely
- The months of September and October can be tricky for investors given their history
- Deploying new capital into the goldilocks environment requires patience from investors
“Financial markets remain upbeat shrugging off disappointment and danger”
Peter Lowman, Chief Investment Officer
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.
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