The expected widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has boosted the outlook for the global economy.
In this week’s webcast, strategist Peter Perkins discusses the outlook for key euro area cyclical equity sectors. He expects cyclical sectors to outperform the euro area equity benchmark on a 6-12 month horizon, although selectivity is appropriate.
Euro Area Equities – Cyclical Earnings Recovery Opportunities – August 18, 2020
· Equities · Research Reports ·
Euro area traditional cyclical sectors, including consumer discretionary, industrials and materials should benefit from absolute and relative earnings upside over the next 6-18 months as the global economy recovers.
The uncertainties unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a significant challenge for investment strategy.
U.S. stock prices have recently bounced from their lows. To a large degree, the performance of the equity market going forward will be a function of sentiment towards the 2021 earnings outlook
The U.S. equity market has started the year on a choppy note, with geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Iran whipsawing stocks prices in recent days.
In this week’s Webcast Salvatore Ruscitti discusses the 2020 outlook for the U.S. equity market and how to position portfolios for the year ahead.
Today’s report discusses how to position U.S. equity portfolios for the year ahead.
U.S. equity prices have made new highs in the past month, with reduced recession fears and optimism about an easing of U.S./China trade tensions driving the advance
In this week’s Webcast, Peter Perkins assesses the earnings cycle across major markets, its key drivers, and the implications for equity prices.
Third-quarter earnings season kicks off in earnest this week. Our report offers a preview of what to expect and what trends to watch.
Global Equities – An Old, But Not Fully Mature Earnings Cycle – October 15, 2019
· Asset Class Reports · Equities ·
The global earnings upcycle is advanced, but should continue in the sluggish growth environment we anticipate in the year ahead.
The seesawing in trade tensions between the U.S. and China has kept equities on a rollercoaster ride in recent months.
This is Part II of a two-part annual update of the big-picture themes that form the foundation for MRB’s longer-term investment strategy.
Equities have been jolted in the past week after an abrupt escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
The first quarter saw cyclical stocks rebound from deeply oversold levels relative to their defensives counterparts.
In this week’s webcast, Salvatore Ruscitti discusses the outlook for U.S. equities and MRB’s recommended positioning.
In this week’s Webcast, Warren C. Smith chats with various MRB strategists in our three offices, and examines the key investment issues that we expect will dominate the landscape in 2019.
Equity markets are ending the year on a downbeat note, with end-of-cycle fears and political uncertainties continuing to weigh heavily on investor sentiment.
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The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings and global trade/non-U.S. growth uncertainties warrant maintaining only a modestly pro-growth sector positioning stance.
The broad-based strength in second-quarter earnings confirms that corporate fundamentals remain positive, implying that equities are likely to rise if protectionist threats diminish.
In this week’s webcast, Salvatore Ruscitti looks at the upcoming changes to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), and discusses their potential impact on sector behavior and the implications for investment strategy.
Major revisions to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) structure are scheduled to go into effect on September 28, 2018.
The U.S. equity market has been grinding higher in recent months, but a decisive breakout to new highs is unlikely before trade tensions calm and global economic growth momentum bottoms.
The equity market has been resilient of late despite escalating trade tensions.
Asia Ex-Japan Report – China’s Bear: Hunt Or Run? – July 10, 2018
· Emerging Markets · Equities ·
Despite large differences in sector composition, valuations, and international trade exposure, correlations between China’s CSI-300 index, the MSCI China and MSCI Hong Kong indexes have risen to the highest levels in more than a decade.
The equity market will remain choppy until trade uncertainties recede and global growth momentum bottoms.
Valuations for the broad U.S. equity market have re-set lower since late-January.
Equities will continue to churn in the near run, but the risks of a recession in the next year remain low.