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The outcome of Super Tuesday took most people by surprise and maybe even Joe Biden himself… A third-time campaigner to become the Democratic Party’s candidate (after 1988 and 2008) for the November 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden had a tough start.
Head of Investment Intelligence
2019 proved a strong year for US assets, with US equity markets recording the strongest annual total return since 2013 and the US aggregate bond index up almost 9.0%. In addition, the past decade proved the best ever for the S&P 500 index, which returned 256% overall, well above its historical average.
Kenneth J. TAUBES, Christine TODD, Sergio BERTONCINI, Noah FUNDERBURK, Marco PIRONDINI, Eric MIJOT, Annalisa USARDI, Paresh UPADHYAYA
Tristan PERRIER, Laurent CROSNIER, Kasper ELMGREEN
Political crisis and possible scenarios: The Deputy PM Matteo Salvini recently withdrew his party’s support to the coalition government headed by PM Giuseppe Conte, calling for a vote of no-confidence against the PM and subsequent snap elections. On the 20th of August, after addressing the Senate, PM Conte resigned. President Sergio Mattarella will now weigh three options – consult political parties to form a new government (with the same forces of the current coalition or new ones), appoint a caretaker government or call for fresh elections.
Sergio BERTONCINI, Didier BOROWSKI, Matteo GERMANO, Lorenzo PORTELLI, Annalisa USARDI
Director of Currency Strategy, US Portfolio Manager, US
Didier BOROWSKI, Eric BRARD, Kasper ELMGREEN, Tristan PERRIER