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State Street Comments On The 2018 Market Outlook

State Street Corporation announced today its market outlook for 2018. It believes the year ahead will bring optimism in support of risky assets. However, while the markets’ Goldilocks-like growth appears to be in good shape, 2018 could warrant a degree of caution. “Many hope the Goldilocks economics of robust global growth and modest inflation will produce another bumper year for financial markets, but it will likely be more challenging,” said Tim Graf, head of Macro Strategy for EMEA at State Street Global Markets. “Investors have been accumulating risky assets for more than a year now and despite higher expectations, in some areas...