Global Markets

OPTrust Acquires Two Spanish Solar Plants

Bruc, OPTrust and Green Investment Group recently closed the acquisition of two solar plants from Solarpack in Alvarado, Spain: Bruc Iberia Energy Investment Partners has acquired from Solarpack two solar photovoltaic power plants under construction in Spain with a combined capacity of 100 MW. The ...

2020 Global Market Outlook: Cycle, Interrupted

Central bank easing and the cooling China-U.S. trade war have set the scene for a global economic rebound in 2020. Our forecast pushes the risk of recession into late 2021, giving equity markets modest upside potential for 2020. ...

2020 Global Market Outlook: Cycle, Interrupted

Central bank easing and the cooling China-U.S. trade war have set the scene for a global economic rebound in 2020. Our forecast pushes the risk of recession into late 2021, giving equity markets modest upside potential for 2020. ...

2019 Global Market Outlook – Q4 Update: The Art of the No-Deal

Heading into the fourth quarter, our outlook remains cautious as markets continue to grapple with both trade and Brexit uncertainty. ...

2019 Global Market Outlook – Q3 Update: China Syndrome

An escalation in trade-war tensions between China and the U.S. has sparked a slowdown in global growth and a yield-curve inversion. Could global central bank easing and China stimulus turn the tide? ...

10 Investor Takeaways From the 2019 Spring IMFWorld Bank Meetings

Set against a constructive global backdrop, the overall tone at the mid-April meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington, DC, was optimistic, albeit mindful of the differentiated political and idiosyncratic risks across emerging markets (EM). PIMCO also is br ...

2018 Global Market Outlook – Q3 Update

Do increasing political risks pose to a threat to global economic growth? See what our strategists’ views are for the third quarter of 2018 and beyond. ...

2018 Global Market Outlook – Q2 Update: Shifting Winds?

Is change in the wind for global investment markets and economies? See what our strategists’ views are for the second quarter of 2018 and beyond. ...

As Good as It Gets? Three Risks to Global Growth

PIMCO’s baseline economic forecast is for a continuation of synchronized world real GDP growth at a decent 3% pace in 2018 (the same as this year), low near-term recession risks, a moderate pickup in underlying inflation in the advanced economies, mildly supportive fiscal policies and an only gra ...

Global Market Outlook & Market Update- As Good as It Gets

At the height of this eight-year bull market, we are trying to reconcile the notion that the markets and the global economy may be “as good as it gets” with the potential that as a result of technological change and increased market volatility, “the best may be yet to come.” ...