Market Cycle Guidebook - January 2021
We just published our "Market Cycle Guidebook" for January, which is part of our institutional investment research service.
The monthly Market Cycle Guidebook is designed to be a key resource for global multi-asset investors. It focuses on illuminating the key drivers of risk and return across a global multi-asset universe, with the intention of generating actionable conclusions and meaningful insights for medium-term active asset allocation decisions.
Key features of the Market Cycle Guidebook: -Front page big picture summary on the global economic cycle, monetary policy, and valuations -Market performance snapshot & commentary /highlights -Summary views across asset classes (short and medium term); basically an "AA cheat sheet"
-TAA/DAA guide visually mapping those views -Monthly updated Capital Market Assumptions -And of course, over 70 charts illuminating the key medium-term drivers of risk and return across a global multi-asset universe
-Australia/New Zealand appendix (since we're down this part of the world!)
Some of the key takeaways from the latest edition:
-Expect many of the key themes of 2020 to echo into 2021 and beyond
--massive stimulus is already baked-in with potentially more to come
--anticipate a continuation of the clear but fragile global economic recovery
--we see clear and credible upside risk to inflation
-Anticipate that this year will reward those who take a more nuanced approach to active asset allocation as the time looks right for many market rotations to kick off
-Remain overweight growth assets vs defensive assets
--but increasingly focused on short-term risk signals, as noted in the weekly
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