Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters
Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

As recession fears recede in the US, the golden days might be over for government bond markets

  • With US economic data suddenly looking brighter and positive noises being made in the trade war, risk reversals could be round the corner. After years as sanctuaries for investors, government bonds may finally lose their mojo in 2020

Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters
Goods are delivered as people shop in the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania. US economic data is looking brighter, and positive noises are being made on the trade front. Photo: Reuters
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David Brown

David Brown

David Brown is the chief executive of New View Economics. Over a career spanning four decades in London, David held roles as chief economist in a number of international investment banks.