Mayank Markanday, CFA senior investment manager, Sheldon MacDonald, CFA Deputy CIO and Avni Thakrar, CFA senior product specialist, discuss Architas’ latest tactical asset allocation views.
In the December update, they explain why we have moved from a moderately underweight position in equities to neutral. They also outline why we’ve moved from neutral to moderately overweight in US government bonds but from moderately overweight to neutral in high yield bonds.
The speakers explain their positive view of European equities. And they consider the beneficial impact of improving economic data, supportive central bank policies and Brexit progress.
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Delays to signing phase one of the US/China trade deal have had differing impacts on sentiment in Europe and the emerging markets. We also discuss the possible repercussions of elections in Hong Kong over the weekend.