The weakness of first quarter GDP growth is unlikely to last, and we note that underlying details regarding future growth are encouraging.
In reaction to today’s US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Lee Ferridge, head of multi-asset strategy for North America at State Street Global Markets, and Antoine Lesné, EMEA head of ETF strategy at SPDR ETFs, part of State Street Global Advisors, offer their views.
In reaction to the European Central Bank (ECB) meeting today, Timothy Graf, head of macro strategy at State Street Global Markets, and Brendan Lardner, EMEA head of portfolio management in the Active Global Fixed Income team at State Street Global Advisors, offer their views.
When it comes to the French presidential elections, it seems that many investors have their reading glasses on when they should be looking into the distance with their binoculars. While the presidential elections makes for great political theatre, regardless of who gets elected president, it will do little to overcome the legislative challenges faced by France. Parliamentary elections are just two months away, the results of which could make the country unmanageable.