House View

Investor's Guide June – Volatility is back. Are you prepared?

The UBS House View Investor's Guide is a monthly snapshot of our Chief Investment Office's (CIO) global views. This publication also offers you in-depth regional insights and targeted investment ideas to help you best implement CIO’s views in your investment strategy.

The current edition "Volatility is back. Are you prepared?" covers the following topics:

  • Markets were exceptionally calm in 2017, with a maximum drawdown of less than 2% in global stocks. Already this year global stocks have experienced a 9% drawdown.
  • With the cycle maturing and policy uncertainty increasing, we expect volatility to remain.
  • Returns can be high even as the cycle matures. Instead, we recommend five strategies to prepare for a choppier bull market.
  • We remove our underweight positions in the US dollar versus the euro and Brazilian real. We add an overweight in Canadian equities relative to Swiss equities.

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