Equity and credit markets have suffered greatly since the beginning of the year. Following this type of correction, it is natural to consider whether or not to increase the allocation to risky assets as a whole.
The US is now exporting globally both rising inflation and interest rate hikes, which creates problems for countries with a weak financial position and/or a weak trade balance.
Spain was the best performer, growing 1.1% after growth of just 0.2% in the previous quarter, and the main disappointment came from Germany.
This is according to new research from Aeon Investments, the London based credit-focused investment company, which surveyed professional investors in Europe and the US who collectively have around $437 billion in assets under management.