2018 Global Market Outlook - Q4 update: Maximum pressure

The U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) is settling into a quarterly tightening routine that could see the federal funds rate rise above 3%.



Market Insights

Russell monthly update

Here is a summary of investment markets for the month of October 2018.
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U.S. midterms update: Democrats take House, Republicans keep Senate. Markets react.

How are markets reacting to the results of U.S. midterms? We have the latest.
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Multi-Asset review Q3 2018 – Institutional

Andrew Sneddon, Managing Director – Multi-Asset Solutions, discusses Russell Investments’ performance in the September quarter and the outlook for 2018.
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Q3 equity manager report: The froth has left the market

Does the stock market still have gas left in the tank? We have summarised equity manager insights from our manager research team, region by region.
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Investors facing volatile markets need skill, scale and discipline

It’s hard to correctly time the exit at the top and the re-entry at the bottom of the market. Oftentimes, reversals are quick and unpredictable and the market has picked up steam again by the time nervous investors feel confident that everything has settled and it’s an appropriate time to re-enter.
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Standing at the crossroads: An investor's choice of response after market turmoil

This article shows the dramatic impact of an investor's choice of response during market turmoil on their future wealth balance.
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Year-end fixed income survey: Opposing viewpoints from global credit and interest rate managers

Throughout the year we ask bond and currency managers to consider valuations, expectations and outlooks for the coming months. Today, we’ve put the spotlight on U.S. interest rates and the outlook for credit—and we ask, What’s next for emerging market foreign exchange (EM FX) and the U.S. dollar?
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Mama Mia! Here We Go Again: Italian budget woes unnerve investors

Italy's proposed budget deficit for 2019 has been ill-received by markets. Could things get worse before they get better?
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Russell quarterly update

Here’s a summary of investment markets for the three months ending 30 September 2018
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Australian investors should look beyond the US dollar

As the US dollar is by far the world’s most important reserve and funding currency, its direction remains the number one question in foreign exchange markets. However, investors may be wise to gain exposure to a mix of currencies.
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