Additional rate hikes may be delayed

Author: Andres Perez

July 17, 2017

Andres Perez and the AGF Global Equity team believe additional rate hikes by central banks around the world will be modest and potentially less than the market is anticipating. After a string of hawkish comments made from several policymakers, economic data has slowed. Fiscal stimulus, however, could drive employment and wages, which in turn could cause central banks to continue lifting rates gradually.

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Andres Perez

Associate Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments Inc.

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