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THE FED: WAGING WAR FOR INFLATION

Chart courtesy of Western Asset. Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Haver Analytics, Bloomberg and New York Federal Reserve, as of 12/31/19. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Indexes are unmanaged, and not available for direct investment. Index returns do not include fees or sales charges. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only and does not reflect the performance of an actual investment.

Market Snapshot

Diversification: 3 Choices Now

Market Snapshot

The idiosyncrasies of niche markets can provide opportunities but require professional expertise.


Featured Insights

Investment Insights
Dec 31
Investment Insights

Asia Pacific ex-Japan

Megacities: A Supersized Opportunity

December 31, 2019

Over half of the world’s megacities will be in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan region by 2030, representing a multi-decade opportunity for investment in real assets.

Market Outlook
Dec 12
Market Outlook

Global equity income

What's The Market Not Seeing?

December 12, 2019

Dividends stocks could emerge as market leaders after a prolonged period when high-quality momentum stocks have outperformed.

Market Outlook
Dec 02
Market Outlook

Global Equities

More Themes for 2020

December 02, 2019

Equity yields and M&A activity could support global equity markets as earnings estimates are likely to come down.

Market Outlook
Nov 21
Market Outlook

Global Equities

Key Themes For 2020

November 21, 2019

Wild cards like Brexit and the U.S. election have the potential to impact markets against a backdrop of low inflation and muted growth.

Market Outlook
Nov 05
Market Outlook

Brazilian stocks: Turning point?

November 05, 2019

Several exciting developments that bode well for Brazilian stocks may be going largely unnoticed by investors outside the country.

Investment Insights
Oct 30
Investment Insights

Stewardship in Perspective

October 30, 2019

Observations and insights into the future of sustainable investing from the most recent PRI (Principles for Responsible Investing) conference.

Investment Insights
Aug 28
Investment Insights

ASIA'S ELECTORAL IMPLICATIONS

August 28, 2019

An in-depth look at the impact of recent elections in two of Asia's largest economies – India and Indonesia.

Investment Insights
Aug 15
Investment Insights

Global economy

Toughing it Out

August 15, 2019

July data points to a picture that is probably not as bad as headlines suggest.

Market Outlook
Jul 30
Market Outlook

Midyear Outlook: Asia, EM and Europe

July 30, 2019

A region-by-region breakdown of the most relevant issues for global equity investors to follow in the months ahead.

Investment Insights
Jun 24
Investment Insights

Investing in the electric vehicle ecosystem

June 24, 2019

The market for electric vehicles (EV) is growing, driven by tougher regulation and increased consumer demand.

Market Outlook
Jun 18
Market Outlook

The "Greenification" of China

June 18, 2019

As China continues to develop, environmental issues are increasingly front and centre in what is described in the country as a “war” against pollution.

Investment Insights
Jun 10
Investment Insights

Global stocks

The Long-Term Impact of Trade Wars

June 10, 2019

Will today’s trade tensions permanently disrupt global value chains and lead to a new Cold War?

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