View from the Global Strategist

View from the Global Strategist
As President Donald Trump ramps up the trade wars and retaliatory measures spread, investors are entering an unknown landscape – and no one knows what the US will do next. Yet given that trade makes up more than one-third of global GDP, it’s critical to assess what we do and don’t know about how the status quo could change.
Neil Dwane | 5 days ago
View from the Global Strategist
Thanks to central banks’ coordinated efforts, the global economy has not only recovered from the financial crisis, but enjoyed a good run of solid growth and low inflation. Take a closer look at this “Goldilocks moment” for insights into the cast of characters at play – and the surprises that may be in store.
Neil Dwane | 12/07/2018
View from the Global Strategist
Wealth and income inequality are pressing global issues, affecting the quality of life for countless people, suppressing economic growth, stretching governments’ capabilities and destabilising social systems. The good news? Politicians, corporations and investors can all do their part to enact change.
Neil Dwane | 03/07/2018
View from the Global Strategist
The ability to separate the insight from the noise – the real news from the fake – is an increasingly critical one, particularly for investors. These books show us how to question prevailing narratives and take a fresh look at the world around us.
Neil Dwane | 26/06/2018
View from the Global Strategist
This year’s mid-way point coincides with the 2018 World Cup, and Neil Dwane’s mid-year outlook assesses the world’s economic performance through a sporting lens. Global trade is the key, and it could be swayed by US protectionism, China’s rebalancing, Brexit negotiations and clashes in the Middle East.
Neil Dwane | 08/06/2018
View from the Global Strategist
The recent political turmoil in Italy has thrown a renewed spotlight on the challenges facing the country. Despite signs of improvement in its economic situation, helped by a stronger global economy and firming domestic demand, several factors weigh heavily on the outlook for Italy – including wider euro-zone uncertainty and the drop-off in cyclical growth momentum globally. Navigating these issues will be top of the agenda for the country’s next government.
Neil Dwane | 31/05/2018
View from the Global Strategist
Investors have profited handsomely from FANG stocks and their Big Tech brethren, but Western regulators are responding to growing concerns about their behaviour. These masters of high-tech disruption may soon find themselves competing on a more regulated – and more level – playing field.
Neil Dwane | 27/10/2017
View from the Global Strategist
In early September, our strategists, economists and portfolio managers from around the globe convened in New York for our semi-annual Investment Forum. Their goal? To explore the way forward for our clients in a world where taking risk is necessary to earn a return, but where opportunities are getting harder to find.
Neil Dwane | 20/09/2017

Neil Dwane

Global Strategist
Neil Dwane is a portfolio manager and the Global Strategist with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2001. He coordinates and chairs the Global Policy Committee, which formulates the firm’s house view, leads the firm’s bi-annual Investment Forums and communicates the firm’s investment outlook through articles and press appearances. Neil is a member of AllianzGI’s Equity Investment Management Group. He previously worked at JP Morgan Investment Management as a UK and European specialist portfolio manager; at Fleming Investment Management; and at Kleinwort Benson Investment Management as an analyst and a fund manager. He has a B.A. in classics from Durham University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
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