From Goldilocks to Humpty Dumpty: The markets in 2018

From Goldilocks to Humpty Dumpty: The markets in 2018
Almost two-thirds of globally-traded assets in the red in 2018. Pic: Getty

The much-feared spectre of broad secular stagnation - a view that long-term changes in both demand and supply factors are leading to a structural long-term slowdown in global economic growth - remains a serious concern for investors

2018 has been a tough year for investors. Based on data compiled by the Deutsche Bank research team, as of November 2018, 65.7 per cent of all globally-traded assets were posting annual losses in gross (non-risk adjusted) terms. This marks 2018 as the third worst year on record since 1901, after 1920 (67.6 per cent) and 1994 (67.2 per cent), as Chart 1 below illustrates. Adjusting Deutsche Bank’s data for the last 30 days, by...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post