Putting Markets in Perspective


Our latest thinking on global economic drivers and financial markets.

Economy

PIMCO’s outlook for major economies over the next six to twelve months

  • Global

    Outlook

    Ultra-easy monetary policy is coming to an end and volatility should normalize at higher levels.

    Implications

    Focus on portfolio flexibility and seek diversified sources of return.

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  • U.S.

    Outlook

    The U.S. economy is poised for continuing growth and job gains in the near term.

    Implications

    Focus on portfolio diversification and high quality interest rate exposure.

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  • Europe

    Outlook

    Europe faces both near-term and long-term challenges due to political turmoil and softer economic data.

    Implications

    Take a cautious approach when investing in eurozone periphery sovereign debt and focus on higher quality assets.

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  • Emerging Markets

    Outlook

    EM economies remain linked to DM economies but have the ability to cushion against market shocks.

    Implications

    A selective approach to EM asset selection remains key to identifying the most compelling country opportunities.

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Financial Markets

PIMCO’s outlook for key financial markets with implications for investors

  • Fixed Income

    Outlook

    In an environment of higher yields, investors are being rewarded to diversify.

    Implications

    The combination of improved return potential and diversification enhances the appeal of core bonds.

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  • Equities

    Outlook

    Hedging international equity exposure may provide downside risk protection.

    Implications

    Consider allocating a portion of international equities to dollarhedged strategies.

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  • Short-term

    Outlook

    The front end of the fixed income market looks attractive for the first time in almost a decade.

    Implications

    Attractive yields at the front end of the yield curve present a compelling opportunity for investors.

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  • Credit

    Outlook

    Strong fundamentals in the global banking sector should continue to drive performance in preferred securities.

    Implications

    Consider a global approach to preferred securities for investors seeking higher yield potential.

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