Global insight: Video interview with Fidelity's Marty Dropkin

Highlights of group's 2019 Analyst Survey

Julian Marr
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Fidelity International global head of research Marty Dropkin talks to Julian Marr about the group's 2019 Analyst Survey, which found global corporate sentiment down to levels not seen since 2016.

The annual survey - which incorporates the views of the group's 165 in-house investment analysts built on some 16,000 individual company meetings they conduct with corporate decision-makers each year - found corporate sentiment had suffered its sharpest drop since the survey's inception in 2011, falling from 1.6 in 2018 to 0.6. In the above video, after explaining how the survey is conducted, Dropkin discusses what that fall actually means, noting: "After two years of increasing global sentiment, we saw a fairly sharp drop-off this year. "The global sentiment indicator offers a holist...

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