DHL Global Trade Barometer

DHL Global Trade Barometer The DHL Global Trade Barometer is a leading indicator for the future development of global trade. It declines by -8 points to 48, predicting a deceleration in global trade growth. See also “Recession Indicators.” Picture source: Deutsche Post DHL Group

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions The recent decline of the indicator suggests that investors may be more complacent about the risk and impact of trade conflicts. Source: BlackRock Investment Institute – Global Investment Outlook Q2 2019

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates The total amount of negative interest rates climbed to USD 11 trillion. Investors are paying governments for the privilege of holding their bonds and are losing so much money in real terms. Picture source: Deutsche Bank

The Top 10 Risks to the Global Economy

The Top 10 Risks to the Global Economy US-China trade conflict, US corporate debt burden, and emerging-markets crisis are the main global risks according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Picture source: World Economic Forum

Global Equities Are Pricing In A Global Recovery

Global Equities Are Pricing In A Global Recovery This chart shows that global equities tend to move ahead of changes in world trade volumes, with a two-month lag.  Global equities are pricing in a global recovery, not global trade wars. Picture source: Absolute Strategy Research