We are delighted to share the news that Adam Investment Management has achieved outstanding performance across all of our benchmarks, according to the latest data that has been released by Asset Risk Consultants (ARC), to the end of September 2016.
Many thought Hillary Clinton had an easier path to the White House – but as ‘purple’ states turned red overnight, it was clear that the US electorate and coalesced behind the anti-establishment candidate.
Since the 2008 global financial crisis, growing numbers of people in developed countries feel their incomes are falling and that they’ve lost out from globalization and free trade. Though it’s enjoyed a stronger economic recovery than most of the rest of the world, the US is no exception.
Low interest rates don’t just affect your fixed-income returns – they have driven up prices across all asset classes. When investors cannot find decent returns in ‘safer’ bonds, they look for other assets that deliver attractive and sustainable income.
The economy can have a big effect on markets, and is one of the key areas where policy can impact investments. Both candidates are promising government stimulus that could benefit sectors such as construction and aerospace & defence, though there may be some disappointment in the scale and speed of government action.
The US presidential election is the next big event on the agenda for global investors. Though the firmly mainstream Democrat Hillary Clinton is currently a clear favourite in the polls, the potential for political uncertainty is higher than usual with the populist and controversial Republican candidate Donald Trump in the running.
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