The five big fears that shaped 2018

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist.

It was always likely that 2018 would under perform compared to 2017, however five big fears shaped the market more than anyone had imagined.

The main point are as follow :

  • Fear of the Fed

  • President Trump’s trade war

  • China slowdown

  • Global desynchronisation

  • US dollar strength

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