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SIFMA: US Economy Will Expand in 2020 But at a Moderate Pace

SIFMA’s bi-annual survey compiles economic focus from its Roundtable members, the chief US economists of over 20 global and regional financial institutions. SIFMA’s 2019 End-Year US Economic Survey forecasts US GDP growth for 2020 at 1.8%, down 0.1% from the June Survey. “Despite the markdown in 2020 GDP growth, the economy still expected to expand at a moderate pace,” said Ellen Zentner, a Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist for Morgan Stanley. She is also the chair of SIFMA’s Economic Advisory Roundtable.

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SIFMA: US Economy Will Expand in 2020 But at a Moderate Pace
December 6, 2019

SIFMA’s bi-annual survey compiles economic focus from its Roundtable members, the chief US economists of over 20 global and regional financial institutions. SIFMA’s 2019 End-Year US Economic Survey forecasts US…

High Net Worth Investors in the U.S. (and Their Next-Gen) Reach for ESG
December 5, 2019

A report by Cerulli Associates says wealthy American investors, as well as their next-gen successors, are considering ESG investing. High net worth (HNW) investors in the US are increasingly gravitating…

Sovereign Funds Allocate 21% to Alternative Investments – the Highest in Five Years
December 2, 2019

Invesco presented its study of 139 sovereign wealth funds at Investment Magazine’s Fiduciary Investors Symposium. The Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study 2019 shows these investors raised allocations to fixed…

Alternative Investments: Insurance Company CIOs Between a Rock and a Hard Place
November 26, 2019

Natixis Investment Managers commissioned a survey of 200 Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) at insurers in Asia, Europe, and North America. Nearly 75% said that it was essential to include alternative…

Liquid Alternative ETFs on Institutional Shopping Lists
November 7, 2019

A study commissioned by IndexIQ reveals that there could be a surge in institutional interest in liquid alternative ETFs. This trend could push up their assets to $114 billion, or…

Key Takeaways from Investor Day at Brookfield Asset Management
November 1, 2019

Brookfield Asset Management held its Investor Day recently. Management made a few things very clear. First, if interest rates remain low, investors will have no alternative except alternative investments.

“What’s Next? Investment Trends for the Future” – A New Study Gauges the Institutional View Three Decades Into the Future
October 18, 2019

The poll explores institutional investors’ sentiment and allocations regarding the dominant economic trends in the global economy. Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, conducted the…