Get ready for the strongest growth in 50 years

Ron Temple  |  Lazard Asset Management  |  03 March 2021  |  0.50 CE

Pent up consumer demand, fiscal stimulus and accommodative monetary policy set the stage for a sharp global recovery. The Biden Administration’s planned COVID relief, infrastructure investment and ambitious climate policies could turbo charge growth. This will bring opportunities for many companies, yet rising discount rates and steepening yield curves pose challenges to investors. Stocks driven by speculative earnings may give way to companies delivering high returns on capital today, while fixed income investors will need to seek alternatives to long duration assets. F...

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