The market’s greatest risk may be political

Global economic update  |  October 17

Highlights of the past week, from central bank policies to trade and currency trends.


CHINA: Inflation rose 1.9% in September.

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Within the realm of stable value, traditional guaranteed investment contracts (GICs) have frequently been misunderstood and little used — despite their attractive characteristics. Putnam takes a closer look at the potential benefits of traditional GICs as part of a strategic allocation within stable value strategies.

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