Head of International Portfolio Management, Shaun McDade looks back over an eventful 3rd quarter and discusses how the array of macro events affected markets.


Macro events over the quarter – 00:16

  • Interest rate cuts
  • Devaluation of the Yuan
  • Saudi oil disruption
  • Liquidity issues in US money markets

Impact of these events on markets – 09:39

  • Bond market strengthened
  • Equity market held up well
  • Commodities were weak (with the exception of Gold)

Outlook and portfolio positioning – 11:11

  • Conflicting signals from Sovereign debt versus equity & credit markets

Brexit – 15:29

  • The uncertainty continues
  • UK market is cheap relative to US and EU


View the written the Quarterly Commentary for Q3, 2019

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