Market Insight September 2017:
Full speed into uncharted territory
Optimism is high throughout the world economy as the global recovery continues to gather pace. Various confidence barometers are well above their historical average, suggesting that economic conditions are set to remain strong. Global GDP growth is expected to reach 3.2 percent this year, rising to 3.6 percent next year and 3.7 percent in 2018. These are the highest levels since 2011 and are being enjoyed broadly by all regions.