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UK equities – 2020 outlook

As the new year begins, Chris St John, Portfolio Manager, Framlington Equities and David Page, Head of Macro Research give us their thoughts on the state of the UK economy as we head further into 202 ...

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Investment Strategy

Cautious optimism on global growth may finally be the catalyst for some US dollar weakness in 2020.

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Emerging Markets – tomorrow is another day

Growth has been weak in 2019, hurt by the US/China trade war and a series of idiosyncratic issues for countries such as India, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and South Africa. We expect some rebound in 20 ...

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UK – Life after Brexit

Growth in 2020 will reflect a trade-off between economic uncertainties and degrees of fiscal easing in a range of scenarios.

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Japan – The land of the rising sun… and falling growth

Japan is likely to face an economic downturn in 2020, impacted by both sluggish external demand and negative pressure from this year’s sales tax hike.

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China – Entering sub-6% growth amidst trade truce

A structural slowdown will take the Chinese economy into a new chapter of sub-6% growth, starting in 2020

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U.S. – Dropping below stall speed

Uncertainty over trade policy and the 2020 Presidential Elections are key unknowns in determining the US outlook for the coming years.

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Eurozone - If only countries could give themselves a leg up

Euro area growth should continue to slow in 2020 as spillovers to the broader economy outweigh any globally- driven improvement in manufacturing and trade.

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Investment outlook – 2020: Approach with cautious optimism

Monetary policy and other policy initiatives have likely decreased the chances of developed economies stalling in 2020