Market View Q3 2017

Our market view explains how we position our client portfolios, taking your risk profile and the relative attractiveness of different asset classes into account.

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmailFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmail   by Josh Seager, 8th August 2017

How does this affect my portfolio?

In this edition we explain how our market view is used to adjust your portfolio, based on your risk profile.

What has changed?

The EQ Asset Allocation Committee met on 26 July 2017.

We have reduced our cash allocations slightly since Q2 and our view on emerging markets, especially Latin America, continues to be more cautious.

Please note: our views may change at any time.

About the author: Josh Seager

Josh is an investment analyst supporting the portfolio managers. He is responsible for macro-economic analysis which assists with asset allocation decisions. He also conducts analysis that contributes to portfolio construction and risk management across all portfolios.

Josh graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh in 2012 and has since completed the IMC and CFA Levels 1 and 2. After leaving university, Josh joined the Threadneedle Investments graduate scheme, working as an Investment Risk Analyst for two and a half years before joining EQ.

Outside of work, Josh is a keen sportsman, playing football and running cross country and road races between 5k and half marathons.

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