View from the Floor: September 2016

September 2016

Geopolitical Risk: Big, bad and here to stay 

In the latest View from the Floor podcast, Nick Samouilhan, Peter Fitzgerald, Trevor Leydon and Stewart Robertson discuss the impact of geopolitical risk on global financial markets. 

 

Geopolitical factors are weighing heavily on the global economy and financial markets in 2016, with little prospect of this easing anytime soon. This year has already seen the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union and the impeachment of the Brazilian president, with the upcoming US election and the rise of anti-establishment sentiment providing other potential flash points. But how is this geopolitical backdrop impacting the concept of safe havens within the investment world? 

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