The economic scenario has rarely been so favourable to the credit market: the global economy is in a cyclical upturn, recessionary risks are more remote, and inflation remains contained, although still rising.
CPI Financial - Now that the initial shock and surprise around the election of President Donald Trump has begun to fade it makes good sense to begin to focus more closely on the policy agenda of his administration and how this might influence international markets.
Le Temps - The financing of privately owned companies – as opposed to those listed on stock markets – gives rise to many opportunities for investors. In particular, yields can be attractive at a time of negative or zero interest rates
The apparent victories by Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French presidential elections should bring relief to markets and allow them to focus on the ongoing strength in the underlying European economy.
Sustained and synchronised growth:world growth continues on a positive trajectory in Q2, driven by the positive trend in place in the US, sustained activity in Asia and a more constructive outlook for the Eurozone. Growth looks to be sustained and synchronised across the main regions, thanks to firmer activity in the manufacturing sector and a positive trend in consumption.