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 political risks, one stereotypically thinks of conflicts in emerging or frontier markets—wars in the Middle East; military coups, regime changes or territorial disputes in Asia and Africa; or election turmoil in Latin America. However, this perception no longer holds true, and the trend is shifting.