2017 has been quite a year with an improving global economy. Financial markets pursued their positive trend and needed less support from central banks. Where to invest in 2018?
For 2018 BNP Paribas Wealth Management expects the economy to pursue its 2017 trend with a rising inflation. Florent Bronès, Chief Investment Officer, and his team give their insights on the future trends, hot topics and where to invest for this New Year to come.
Innovation is key
Among the megatrends themes suggested, Millenials have their part through innovative sectors such as Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Database management, Big Data and industries integrating new ways of consumption.
Sustainability and responsability, always
Sustainable and responsible investments are also part of the key trends for 2018. Infrastructure and urbanization are defined as a global trend, essential for emerging markets and major for renovation in developed countries. Healthy consumption and sustainable production methods also have quite an appeal through responsible investment.