Emerging Markets Debt Yield

Emerging Markets Debt Yield The cost of servicing emerging markets debt denominated in U.S. dollars has fallen to almost 4%, thanks to global central bank liquidity and the weakening of the U.S. dollar. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

EU27 Nominal GDP vs. Nasdaq Market Capitalization

EU27 Nominal GDP vs. Nasdaq Market Capitalization Is tech in a bubble? The Nasdaq market capitalization is now bigger than the nominal GDP (in U.S. dollars) of the European Union’s 27 member countries. Image: Deutsche Bank

Positioning Across Asset Classes

Positioning Across Asset Classes Overall equity and U.S. dollar positioning remains low. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 When ISM Manufacturing Index Rises Above 50

S&P 500 When ISM Manufacturing Index Rises Above 50 When the ISM Manufacturing Index rises above 50, U.S. Treasuries and the U.S. dollar tend to weaken, while the S&P 500 tends to rise. Image: Nordea and Macrobond

Central Bank Reserve Holdings of Gold

Central Bank Reserve Holdings of Gold For the first time since the end of WWII, central banks are increasing their holdings of gold to diversify their reserves away from the U.S. dollar, amid trade tensions. Image: Bernstein