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From talking about the U.S. economy’s treading water in last quarter’s Perspectives, we’ve now moved to “synchronized swimming” in our current issue. Synchronized swimming, you ask? We think that’s a fitting metaphor for the global expansion we’re seeing from the world’s major economic players.

International equity markets have led the way so far this year, and in this quarter’s Perspectives, we take a look at what’s been driving their performance. We also consider whether more interest-rate hikes are back on hold and look ahead to the second half of 2017 and the market and economic questions that may help shape it.

Read our August 2017 Perspectives below, or click here to download >>