'Clouds lift but caution remains': How multi-asset teams view asset class prospects in Q1

Findings from the Scopic Research quarterly sentiment indicator

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Scopic Research regularly monitors multi-asset teams' sentiments towards prospects for different growth, defensive, and diversifying-type assets on a 12-month view. Here, Scopic Research managing director Paul Ilott summarises the findings for this quarter.

Clouds are starting to lift but the global economy continues to face challenging conditions. Markets are likely to continue being heavily influenced by expectations for interest rates and the likely actions of central banks for some time. Multi-asset teams have sought to look through the recent rally in markets at the start of the year and the outlook remains cautious for most risk assets.  Positive sentiment towards...

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