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Chief Strategist and Head of Multi-Sector, Invesco Fixed Income
May 16, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Macro views

Economic data have been mixed since the Bank of Canada increased the overnight rate 25 basis points in January.1 Employment growth remains positive and consumer price inflation has been firm.

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Trade talk tempers Asian market optimism


Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco Ltd.
May 9, 2018

Subject | Invesco

Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk of a U.S./China trade war became a key concern. Despite investor pessimism, we expect further volatility might create the opportunity to invest in high-quality Asian equities at lower valuations.

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Is the ‘synchronized’ global expansion really in sync?


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
May 8, 2018

Subject | Institutional | Invesco | Macro views

“Getting long in the tooth” is an interesting way to describe something that is getting old and presumably nearing its end – it refers to the long-time practice of estimating a horse’s age by looking at its mouth. I’ve found myself using this expression a lot these days, as the U.S. experiences its second-longest economic expansion in the last 100 years. But investors should remember that – even as market-watchers talk about “synchronized global growth” – other economies are in much earlier stages of expansion.

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Five takeaways from April and five things to watch in May


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
May 2, 2018

Subject | Macro views

As April came to a close, we learned some key lessons this month about the likely path forward for central banks, the growing concerns about protectionism, and the market’s sensitivity to any changes in key indicators. Below, I highlight five key takeaways from April, and preview five things to watch in May.

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