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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The demand for emerging market bonds improved when fear of rate hikes abated in 2016. Fundamentals are still favorable for emerging debt markets.
A strengthening dollar impacts the emerging bond market’s performance. Uncertainty started revolving around the performance of emerging market debt.
Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win and the rising dollar called for a sell-off in most emerging market currencies like Mexico and Turkey.
In the emerging market bond space (PCY) (EMLC), high-yield bonds and local currency bonds outperformed hard currency sovereign bonds.
Trump’s unexpected presidential victory caused short-term uncertainty about markets and policies. His win reinforced a reflationary theme in global markets.
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.
So far in this series, we’ve discussed how demographic changes are transforming emerging markets.
As smartphone penetration in emerging markets rapidly intensifies, business is increasingly taking place through online platforms.
As the middle class expands and discretionary incomes rise, emerging markets are feeling more strongly the impact of the web and mobile technologies.
In recent years, emerging markets have experienced rapid economic growth compared to developed markets.
In the previous articles of this series, we discussed population and economic growth as the two major drivers leading to a rise in emerging markets (EMQQ).
Achieving higher returns amid the rising market volatility, record-low interest rates, and global uncertainties is a huge challenge for investors.
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.