Markets will likely face more volatility as the global economy exits a period of massive fiscal and monetary support. Listen to our outlook for the global economy and markets over the next five years.
Section 1: Key Takeaways
Section 2: Secular Theme
Section 3: Investment Implications
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Markets will likely face more volatility as the global economy exits a period of massive fiscal and monetary support. In this post-policy era, attractive yields on high- quality bonds encourage a more resilient approach to investing.
Volatility, inflation, and geopolitical strain have countries and businesses focusing on defense. We argue for building resilience in portfolios in this fragmenting world, and delve into risks and opportunities we foresee over the next five years.
Investors should prepare to navigate unfamiliar terrain as the macroeconomic landscape undergoes dramatic transformations over the secular horizon.
The pandemic has amplified long-term disruptors, making credit selection and alpha generation increasingly important.