Can Trump’s Fiscal Stimulus Boost Global Economic Growth in 2017?
According to Goldman Sachs’s Jan Hatzius, the momentum in economic activity gained in 3Q16, and the Trump administration’s fiscal measures could help the economy to grow in 2017.
The Trump administration’s protectionist policy decisions are expected to affect global trade.
In a February 3 interview, Jan Hatzius, the chief economist at Goldman Sachs, noted that President Trump’s pro-growth policy decisions should outweigh any impact from protectionism in 2017.
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Donald Trump’s ambitious infrastructure spending is expected to add jobs in construction, steel manufacturing, and other sectors.
Global financials (IXG) (IPF) (PSP) recovered in November with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Bank of Canada, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China gaining 7.2%, 5.1%, and 2%, respectively.
Healthcare stocks underperformed the benchmark in November as Trump reiterated his plan to lower medicine costs.
The dawn of a Trump era in the United States has drastically changed the fortunes of domestic stock markets—unlike adverse predictions from many experts prior to the election.
Robust growth in the restaurant industry has led to high expectations from investors. These expectations have, in turn, led to rich valuations in the sector.
Janet Yellen, the Fed chair, has defended her stance, citing the negative repercussions associated with an increase in interest rates in the absence of inflation.
In its latest policy move, the Bank of Japan left rates unchanged and delayed inflation target timings for the Japanese economy (EWJ) (HEWJ) (DXJ).
Paul Krugman is among those who believed that Brexit wouldn’t affect the UK economy negatively.
Paul Krugman says he’s witnessing the “Japanification” of the developed world (EFA) (VEA).
Krugman is critical of private investors being involved in the envisaged infrastructure spending.
The results of the general election are out: Republican nominee Donald Trump has won the 2016 US presidential election.
It may take years for any material changes in trade deals to actually go through the US House of Representatives and the Senate.
While developed markets have been caught in a lull, we’ve seen emerging markets grab the spotlight. Emerging markets have been leading stock market returns so far in 2016.
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls before Tuesday’s US presidential election, the projected results are still uncertain. However, a Trump victory may not be good news for those invested in emerging markets.
As per a Bloomberg report, banks such as Morgan Stanley (MS), J.P. Morgan (JPM), and Progressive (PGR) have the highest sensitivity to election results.
Like in September, monetary policy and associated releases were made headlines throughout October.