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CIO Perspectives

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CIO Perspectives - 18 July 2022

By Citi Wealth Insights |
One of the biggest questions today is whether a recession is already underway. Steven Wieting, Citi’s Chief Investment Strategist and Chief Economist, discusses our view on recession, what we should be looking out for, and what are the potential opportunities in this environment.
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Bonds are back

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Bond yields are back

By Citi Wealth Insights |
In recent years, ultra-low yields of many bonds have left them vulnerable as cash. However, a few months into 2022, the situation now looks different.
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Bonds are back

Wealth Insights | | Economy | Videos

Does it feel like your dollar doesn't go as far as it used to?

By Citi Wealth Insights |
The global economy has endured a series of severe, unusual, and unexpected shocks over the past three years. The most obvious result of these shocks is inflation.
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The Fed’s Emergency Room

By Citi Wealth Insights |
There is no doubt that high inflation is a serious problem. It weakens real consumer spending, production and employment. But more insidious, the uncertainty and volatility it generates can weaken long-term investment and “feed on itself” with greater wage and business costs, slowing trend economic growth. “Pro-cyclical” Fed tightening argues for higher US fixed income allocations and cautious equity positioning. CIO continues to believe broader financial markets cannot find stability until interest rate markets define a range.
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Why We Believe Bonds are Back

By Citi Wealth Insights |
The global economy has endured a series of severe, unusual, and unexpected shocks over the past three years. The most obvious result of these shocks is inflation. Across developed economies, consumer prices have been rising faster than they have in decades.
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Bonds

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Bonds are back

By Citi Wealth Insights |
Early 2022 was a lousy time to be a fixed income investor, but after a collapse in bond valuations and amid a period of slower global growth, Citi’s CIO (Chief Investment Office) now believes current rates of US government bonds look attractive.
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