Recommendations in the Global Outlook include:

  • Equities should continue to outperform bonds in developed markets over the medium term
  • Take a neutral position in Japanese stocks due to extreme gyrations
  • Favor bonds in emerging market countries, specifically local government bonds in Mexico and Russia

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