Buy the dip! Market bulls to get a last hurrah as bears sleep on

Posted by Oxford Economics on Feb 13, 2018 11:54:13 AM

As winter turns to spring, around the world investors are anxiously watching the present spasm in global equities and bonds and asking themselves whether the bears of the financial markets are finally waking from a long hibernation.

We think not. To us, a correction of the sort seen in recent days was overdue and a jump in volatility along with this sort of adjustment in equity valuations was just a matter of time. The pretext and triggers were, and remain, less important – stretched valuations in equities often find their own triggers for such an upset.

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Topics: Equity, Volatility, Equities, Bonds, Equity valuations, Earnings, Strategy, Markets

Pinning down world flashpoints to protect against nasty surprises

Posted by Oxford Economics on Jan 3, 2018 9:10:39 AM

How our EPRE risk tool helps keep users on their guard in a volatile world

The upsets and surprises of the past 12 months show all too clearly how, in an ever more unpredictable world, risk can catch out the unwary. And, as we begin 2018, nowhere is this more apparent than in the realms of economic and political risk.

As one of the world’s foremost independent economic forecasters, Oxford Economics has collaborated in a joint venture with Control Risks, the global specialist in political and security risks, to create a unique tool for organisations to weigh-up the uncertainties lurking in every corner of a volatile globe.

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Topics: Risk, Volatility, Economic forecasting, Economic risk, Political risk, Economic uncertainty, Risk assessment, Risk evaluation

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