Global Market Outlook September 2016: Fed fears re-emerge

Solid US economic data and hawkish rhetoric from several Federal Reserve members saw markets last month start to fear re-commencement of US official interest rates hikes. Whether the Fed hikes rates or not in coming months, a key emerging investment theme nonetheless is a maturing in America’s expansion due to diminished spare labour market capacity. In turn, this continues to favour our long-held defensive stance with regard to growth assets. READ THE FULL REPORT >> (VIEW LINK)


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