Our Perspective: Current Thoughts On The Banking Industry

Uncertainty has increased over the past week regarding the health of the U.S. banking industry, given the takeover by U.S. regulators of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. We want to share our latest perspective. This situation remains fluid as regulators, and government officials are closely working with the private and public sectors to provide | Read More +

Sage 2022 Investment Outlook

Introduction: 2021, A Year of Strong Performance Through Uncertainty Stock markets generated strong returns in 2021, while the performance of bonds was mediocre. Following the 2020 U.S. elections, many investors expected higher taxes and a difficult environment for corporations. Instead, corporations registered staggering profit growth, navigating through choppy markets fraught with pandemic-related economic issues (e.g., | Read More +

Insights: Revisiting 2021 Themes and Second Half Outlook

The equity markets performed well in June, supported by continued positive developments throughout the global economy. Equities have performed exceptionally well through the first half of the year, while bonds have been mixed. The MSCI ACWI Index, which represents global equities (i.e., both U.S. and international stocks), advanced by 12.56% in the first half of | Read More +