Global Investment View - January 2020
Friday 07 February 2020
Global Investment View
At the start of the 2020s, markets continue to be dominated by geopolitical issues, with short-lived Iran tensions at the forefront initially, followed by the news regarding a Phase One trade deal between the US and China. Now, growth expectations are becoming the main driver of the market. That’s why the recent volatility due to the news about the spreading of the coronavirus in China is higher than in the case of US-Iran tensions, as the epidemic could harm China (and global growth) if not contained soon.