Beyond Bulls & Bears

Will Italy still have ECB support in wake of elections?
Fixed Income

Will Italy still have ECB support in wake of elections?

Our Head of European Fixed Income, David Zahn, weighs in on the potential market implications of the outcome of the recent Italian elections.

Global Economic Perspective: April
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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 ...

Global Economic Perspective: March
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Global Economic Perspective: March

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Economic Data Reassures and Oil Prices Steady The resilience of the US economy, as ...

Global Economic Perspective: February
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Global Economic Perspective: February

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Fundamentals Solid Despite Global ...

Global Economic Perspective: January
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Global Economic Perspective: January

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Fundamentals Look Strong Enough to Cope with Higher Rates Bond markets showed little ...

Global Economic Perspective: November
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Global Economic Perspective: November

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Fundamentals Reassert Themselves Ahead of Likely US Rate Rise Even as the Fed has sought ...

Global Economic Perspective: October
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Global Economic Perspective: October

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Federal Reserve Continues to Wrestle with Rate-Hike Decision Optimists regarding the ...

European QE: Has It Been Worth the Effort?
Fixed Income

European QE: Has It Been Worth the Effort?

Despite unprecedented accommodative monetary policy, including near-record-low interest rates and a massive asset-buying program, the eurozone’s ...

Global Economic Perspective: September
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Global Economic Perspective: September

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Federal Reserve Moves Toward Gradual Policy Normalization With the US gross ...

A Macro View of Recent Market Volatility
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A Macro View of Recent Market Volatility

The global markets have experienced heightened market volatility tied to a number of factors, including concerns about China and expectations for ...

Global Economic Perspective: August
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Global Economic Perspective: August

Perspective from the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® IN THIS ISSUE: US Job Figures Strengthen Prospects for Interest-Rate Hikes ...

Global Economic Perspective: July
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Global Economic Perspective: July

Perspective from the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® IN THIS ISSUE US Likely Inching toward Interest-Rate Hike China Intervenes to Prop Up ...