Why are markets pushing back on rate cut expectations? How will the ECB play its upcoming meeting? What’s really happening to China’s economy? Group Chief Economist Neil Shearing tackles the big macro and market questions in our latest episode of The Weekly Briefing.
Plus, our forecast for the S&P 500 this year is one of the most bullish in the market. John Higgins, who leads our financial markets team, tells David Wilder what’s behind the forecast, including why valuations may not be so stretched, how earnings will fare in a weaker US economy, and the risks that a bubble is already forming.