Taking Stock in 2019
2018 was a rocky year for investors but on paper, it’s likely that it was also a year of peak GDP growth in our current economic cycle. 2019 might be looking a bit slower on the growth front but not far off 2018 with AMP Capital still anticipating a growth rate of 3.5% (versus 3.7% last year).
AMP Capital Head of Investment, Greg Fleming, has taken a deeper look at the year ahead in their Taking Stock Summer edition. Click below to find out about global ‘trade war’ uncertainty and how the US inflation rates are slowing down. Find out more on the effect of the political situation in the US, plus what influence the Mueller inquiry will have. Greg also comments on the positive outlook for the New Zealand economy in 2019 and the likelihood of us experiencing a modest pick up over the next year.