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The US housing sector continues to impress. Retail sales beat expectations in Canada. UK retail sales rebound. Italian industrial orders retreat. Japan’s Q3 GDP exceed expectations. A robust jobs report in Australia.

November 20, 2020 By Simona M Mocuta, Kaushik Baidya

US Election

Following the US elections, we continue to monitor the post-election political landscape, especially in the context of the incumbent refusing to accept the popular verdict and the control of the US Senate still not being a foregone conclusion.

November 18, 2020 By Elliot Hentov

On 29 September 2020, SSGA’s Lori Heinel (Deputy Chief Investment Officer), Dan Farley (Global Chief Investment Officer, Investment Solutions Group), Elliot Hentov (Head of Policy Research), Kathryn Sweeney (Head of Institutional Sales, Americas) and Melissa Kahn (Head of Retirement Policy) shared their perspectives on the investment implications of the 2020 US election. Uncertainty regarding the election outcome is high, and a delayed or even a legally contested result is very likely. In this context, the investment experts outlined the potential election outcomes to help clients prepare for the medium-term investment scenarios.

October 6, 2020


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