Forsyths Investment Commentary
Published Apr 02, 2019
Investment markets, particularly share markets, performed strongly through the first quarter of the year. This was in stark contrast to the final quarter of the 2018 calendar year where all markets (bonds, shares, real estate) were impacted by the sentiment that the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, would push the US economy into recession by raising interest rates throughout 2019. This concern has abated somewhat with the US now not likely to see any change to interest rates until 2020.