Economy and Markets

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Tactical asset allocation update

Our Blog May 15, 2017 Jeffrey L. Knight, Global Head of Investment Solutions and Co-Head of Global Asset Allocation

Geopolitical events are revealing an underlying risk appetite among investors

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French elections: What to expect following Macron’s victory

Our Blog May 08, 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investment Team

The election of Macron removes a threat to the future of the eurozone and relieves global markets.

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Q&A: How should investors approach U.S. infrastructure?

Our Blog May 01, 2017 Melda Mergen, Managing Director, Head of Equities

Infrastructure provides the foundation of our daily lives. For equity investors, it also offers plenty of enticing opportunities.

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What the return of nuclear power plant construction means for municipal investors

Our Blog Apr 18, 2017 Chad Farrington, CFA, Head of Municipal Bond Credit Research and Senior Portfolio Manager

The builder constructing the first new nuclear power plants in the U.S. in more than 40 years recently filed for bankruptcy protection. What does this mean for the project's completion, and, on a broader scale, the municipal market?

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French elections: What to expect should Le Pen prevail

Our Blog Apr 10, 2017 Mark Burgess, Chief Investment Officer EMEA and Global Head of Equities

Recent French election polls show that Marine Le Pen is a contender for the next French presidency. Her potential victory is perceived as increasing the likelihood of France’s withdrawal from the euro. What does the continued uncertainty of the election outcome mean for the EU and to global markets?

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