Less than 24 hours after the Fed made its first rate cut in 11 years, President Trump announced the US would be imposing fresh 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese goods. The sudden escalation in the trade war once again caught markets off guard and added uncertainty to the global and US outlooks.
The global economy will eventually face another downturn, which raises critical questions. With rates so low, what tools do central banks have left to spark a turnaround? What other monetary, fiscal or structural changes could head off problems? And what might happen if we don’t change our policy approach?
Allianz Global Investors manages a range of sustainable investing funds. We started this journey 20 years ago with a belief that sustainable investing can generate positive performance not just for our clients, but for the community at large.
Investors are beginning to realize that they have the power to make an impact by choosing where and how to invest their funds. This type of investment strategy is not just good for the environment or social responsibility – it also has the potential to generate attractive returns.
Disruption is impacting all industries as societal shifts drive innovation. We believe active managers are best equipped to help clients navigate this changing landscape, but to do so, it is imperative that they stay ahead of disruptive trends in all sectors.
125 years after its foundation, our Parent company Allianz SE is one of the world's strongest financial communities with 82 million clients in 70 countries. The Group - including Allianz Global Investors - is one of the key global players in asset management.