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Disruption abounds, but will it matter to the markets?


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
January 23, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Macro views

For the past year, I’ve been talking about disruption as a key theme for the markets and economy. During the past week – with the shutdown of the U.S. government, continued efforts to form a coalition in Germany, and an Olympic agreement coming out of the Korean peninsula – it’s become clear that the theme of disruption remains front and center. Particularly geopolitical disruption.

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BoC hikes again, citing near-capacity growth


Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of North America Rates, Invesco Fixed Income†
January 17, 2018

Subject | Invesco | Invesco Fixed Income (IFI) | Macro views

The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced today it was raising the target overnight rate by 0.25% to 1.25%. The last time the BoC hiked its target rate was at the September 6 meeting. Market expectations for this rate hike began to increase several weeks ago, so it was almost fully priced into the market.

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