2019 Vanguard Economic and Market Outlook (VEMO)

Following the release of its annual economic and market outlook report in late 2018, in this video series Vanguard's local economist, Matt Tufano, and Corporate Communications Manager, Michael Thorneycroft, discuss the key themes impacting the economy and markets globally in 2019, and the potential implications for investors.


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The VEMO video series

Why is this year's report titled "Down but not out?"

Matt and Michael chat about why this year’s economic and market outlook report is titled "Down, but not out"

What's driving market volatility and how could this influence monetary policy in 2019?

In this video Matt and Michael discuss what’s driving the recent market volatility and how this will impact global monetary policy in 2019.

Vanguard's outlook for the Australian property market

Matt and Michael discuss the hot topic of the Australian property market and Vanguard’s perspective on property for 2019.

Vanguard's return expectations for global equities

In this video Matt and Michael chat about Vanguard’s outlook for global equities and the implications for investors.

Vanguard's outlook for fixed income

Matt and Michael discuss how 2019 may play out for fixed income.

What's on Matt's mind for 2019?

Matt talks to Michael about what’s on his mind for the global economy and markets in 2019.

What's in store for 2019?

Although several factors will raise the risk of recession, a slowdown in growth—led by the U.S. and China—with periodic “growth scares” is the most likely outcome. In short, economic growth should shift down but not out. Vanguard’s outlook for global stocks and bonds is subdued, yet modestly higher than at this time last year.

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