Q4 2016 Business Update
Expecting the Unexpected
If the year 2016 has taught us anything, it is to be prepared for the unexpected. It was a year when the seemingly unlikely came to pass. As we start the New Year there is, arguably, a more significant sense of uncertainty about how the year will develop than we have seen in some time, particularly when we consider geopolitics, this could lead to another year of volatile market conditions for investors.
Investing in an Era of Reflation
After years of global disinflation in developed markets, inflation pressures seem to finally be building up. We believe investors should be aware of this new narrative in order to build portfolios that are suitably resilient.
In our Blue Paper, we analyse the five main drivers investors should pay attention to in 2017 and beyond, as well as offering perspectives on dealing with rising inflation trends across fixed income, equity and multi asset.
News & Views
Fed Policy: Still Behind the Curve
Even while hiking interest rates at its March meeting, the Federal Reserve Board (Fed) maintained its dovish sentiment. In recent weeks, Fed members began signaling that rate hikes would come sooner, raising expectations for a more hawkish Fed stance.
Read Ken Taubes' latest Investment Talk.
Institutional Investor’s European Awards 2016
Pioneer Investments has been selected for second year in a row as the winner of the publication's European Money Management Award for ‘Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt’