Perspectives on Libra, Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency

Global Team Perspectives by Dave Gallagher, CFA; Dennis Cogan, CFA; and Nick Niziolek, CFA
August 28, 2019

Could Libra creatively destroy what many consider to be some of today’s most defensible business models? Our global and international team discusses how this proposed cyptocurrency could disrupt the current payments ecosystem, as well as the hurdles it faces to get off the ground.

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India's Growth Trajectory: Reasons for Optimism

Global Equity Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, Dave Gallagher and Paul Ryndak
March 27, 2017

India is one of our favorite growth stories in the emerging markets. We viewed the sell-off that followed India’s surprise move to demonetize its currency as a buying opportunity, and after a difficult 2016, Indian equities have staged a rebound in 2017.

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India vs. Brazil: A Contrast in Fundamentals

Nick Niziolek, CFA; Dennis Cogan, CFA; and Dave Gallagher, CFA
November 2, 2015

As a comparison of India and Brazil illustrates, EMs are on varying economic reform and monetary policy trajectories, with different levels of exposure to falling commodity prices. Selectivity remains essential against this backdrop.

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