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2 Oct 2019 (AFR) – Absolute Strategy’s case for global recession

(2 October 2019, AFR, p30, Jonathan Shapiro, Senior Reporter)

‘A top global market strategist says leading indicators are pointing to a United States recession and investors should consider switching from stocks to bonds. Ian Harnett of London-based Absolute Strategy Research, which has about 200 clients with close to $8 trillion of assets under management, has formed a base case forecast of a global recession because a number of market and economic data warnings have been triggered. These include truck sales, jobless claim trends, manufacturing data and lending standards, in addition to a flat yield curve. In total, 15 out of 22 recessionary measures on ASR’s dashboard have been triggered or nearly triggered.’

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