Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Emerging Markets

How India Is Stepping Out of China’s Shadow

In 2015, India’s gross domestic product growth surpassed that of China, and forecasters generally expect India’s growth to remain robust in 2016. ...

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Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: April

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Fed Surprises with Dovish Stance amid Mixed US Economic Data US economic data produced ...

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Equity

Oil-Price Pessimism May Be Presenting Opportunities

While still volatile, oil prices have been edging higher in recent weeks after falling to the lowest levels since the global financial crisis of ...

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Education

In the Know: DOL Expands Fiduciary Definition

In the Know: Professionals at Franklin Templeton Investments offer a quick but insightful update on a pressing investment topic. The US Department ...

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Alternatives

ZIRPs and NIRPs and Unintended Consequences

Monetary policy around the world has taken an unprecedented turn—with negative interest rates now the norm in several parts of the world. Brooks ...

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Equity

Tech Innovations: Best in Two Decades?

Despite a jittery start to the year, by mid-March the US technology sector had resumed its position as an outperformer versus the overall US ...