Q1 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

01 Jan

Q1 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

Global Investment Climate - Key Points

  • US economy will remain robust
  • Liquidity factor will lose importance
  • International prospects are underestimated
  • Continuing gradual adjustment of long-term rates
  • Return of volatility in equity markets

UAE Investment Climate - Key Points

  • UAE Economy to grow at a faster pace in 2020
  • Sustaining growth post 2020
  • Dubai set to become the second most-visited global city
  • Dubai Real Estate transactions hit 11 Years high in 2019
  • UAE unveils first multi-entry five-year tourist visas

Key convictions for Q1 2020 - Key Points

  • US GDP growth of +2% expected in 2020
  • Technical recession avoided in 2019- an uncertain future
  • Japanese GDP almost stands at zero
  • Spending will remain the main growth driver in Switzerland
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