The outlook for US equities is a highly contested point between market participants today, with even Janet Yellen joining the fray saying: "Forward price-to-earnings ratios for equities have increased to a level well above their median of the past three decades."
We would agree, certainly on a normalised earnings basis - the US stockmarket has only been this expensive twice: 1929 and 1999. The caveat being that equities, as the bulls would suggest, are not that...
'Significant' Brexit transitional deal needed
Rosalyn Breedy, corporate and financial services partner at Wedlake Bell, says UK asset managers should tackle their operating models to develop financial firms fit for the 21st century.
Higher stakes and limited options
Will negotiate for transition period
Sandro Pierri joins as global head of client group