Reflections on Growing Economies and Fading Stimulus

2018 Global Investment Outlook

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Our investment experts share their views as markets shift away from the recovery era of monetary accommodation amid synchronized global growth. These views represent Franklin Templeton’s global macro, fixed income, equity and multi-asset investment capabilities and are underpinned by our capital markets forecast. Read sections of the full report below.

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.

Global Macro

Identifying Value in the Post-QE Era

Christopher J. Molumphy, CFA

Fixed Income

Constructive but Cautious for 2018

Ed Perks

Multi-Asset

Optimism and Selectivity in 2018

Dec 1, 2017

Outlook

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Underpin 2018 Tech View

Dec 1, 2017

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Long-Term Capital Markets Expectations

Dec 1, 2017

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Global Fixed Income: Moving Beyond Short-Term Distractions

Dec 1, 2017

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Biotech: Resurgence in Innovation amid Policy Uncertainty

Dec 1, 2017

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Templeton’s 2018 Views on Bargains, Value Catalysts and the Risks

Dec 1, 2017

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Dovish ECB Stand Likely to Dominate European Fixed Income

Dec 1, 2017

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European Equities: Recovery Underway, Earnings to Follow

Dec 1, 2017

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Finding Value in Unloved Industrials, Cyclical Sectors in 2018

Dec 1, 2017

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US Growth Team Sees Innovation-Driven, Secular Tailwind Ahead

Dec 1, 2017

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Managing Volatility through Portfolio Construction

Dec 1, 2017

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More Room for Emerging Markets to Run in 2018

Dec 1, 2017

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Muni Bonds: A Sense of Déjà Vu

Dec 1, 2017

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Hedge Fund Outlook Sees a Fertile Ground for Alpha Capture Opportunities

Dec 1, 2017

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Building a Positive 2018 Outlook for Real Estate and Infrastructure