<h1 class="entry-title">Category: Quarterly Investment Strategy</h1>
20 Apr

Q2 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2021

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Bond markets are finally taking into account the improved growth prospects The rise in long-term interest rates is intensifying in the US but is partially sparing the euro zone Business cycles are gradually converging Global growth will be strong in 2021 and 2022 Financial assets could suffer from the […]

19 Jan

Q1 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2021

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Health measures necessitated by the 2nd wave threaten growth in the short term Covid-19 factor no longer influencing financial markets Reduced political risks and uncertainties New BFM paradigm supporting enthusiasm and risk-taking Central banks vaccinating markets against high valuations UAE Investment Climate – Key Points UAE economic activity is […]

28 Oct

Q4 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Investors and the general population were dangerously cavalier over the summer Second wave of Covid-19 now on the horizon Confidence remains inordinately high in financial markets Exiting the economic crisis could be slower than expected Political uncertainty in the US has not been factored in UAE Investment Climate – […]

01 Jul

Q3 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Pandemic no longer scares investors Central banks’ massive liquidity injections are reassuring A new paradigm is driving government indebtedness Rapid rebound in financial markets and return of a certain euphoria Disturbing dichotomy between financial markets and the real economy UAE Investment Climate – Key Points Revised GDP Projections First […]

01 Apr

Q2 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Covid-19 suddenly puts a stop to market euphoria Market panic triggers one of the fastest bear markets in history Massive 10 trillion dollars in support from central banks and governments A temporary shock that is likely to be followed by a sharp recovery in H2 Corrections of risky assets […]

01 Jan

Q1 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2020

Global Investment Climate – Key Points The consensus scenario adopts a more positive macroeconomic outlook Status quo on key rates but significant injections of liquidity Beware extreme equity valuations Emergence of serious new geopolitical risks 2020 will not be able to repeat the feats of 2019 UAE Investment Climate – Key Points UAE Economy to […]

01 Oct

Q4 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2019

Global Investment Climate – Key Points No real signs of recession in the US Huge fall in long rates, and more flexible monetary policy The consensus is clearly too pessimistic Rate market forecasts will likely adjust Increased risk of a share correction UAE Investment Climate – Key Points Dubai records 135% growth in FDI in […]

31 Jul

Q3 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2019

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Once again a highly volatile and uncertain quarter Interest rate markets remain pessimistic What is the actual likelihood of key rate cuts? Risks of further disappointment in August return Caution is advisable in a particularly uncertain context UAE Investment Climate – Key Points UAE Economic Highlights UAE Eases Rules […]

01 Apr

Q2 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2019

Global Investment Climate – Key Points From panic to euphoria within a quarter Rate markets do not believe in an economic upturn Central banks yield to pressure Loss of momentum and profit taking Leading indicators soon to turn positive? UAE Investment Climate – Key Points Fiscal stimulus focused on infrastructure ahead of Expo 2020 Better […]

01 Jan

Q1 Investment Strategy & Outlook 2019

Global Investment Climate – Key Points Financial markets have finally given in to panic The yield curve has flattened, but not inverted The Fed is aware of this, and will adopt flexible policy Attractive valuations and new investment opportunities Risks remain, but opportunities carry the day UAE Investment Climate – Key Points UAE Economic Highlights […]