2020 Predictions for the Global Economy and Markets | Investopedia

2019 was a dynamic and unpredictable year across the investing and financial services landscapes. With a boatload of uncertainties still adrift in this new year and decade, expect 2020 to be just as tumultuous. Still, it’s a great time to be an investor and a market participant.

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Six Things to Know About Peru’s Economy in 2020 | IMF.org

Peru continues to be one of Latin America’s best-performing economies, but growth has lost momentum in recent years, due to both domestic and external factors, according to the IMF’s latest annual economic assessment.

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Felix Capital closes $300M fund to double down on DTC | TechCrunch

To kick off 2020, one of Europe’s newer — and more successful — investment firms has closed a fresh, oversubscribed fund, one sign that VC in the region will continue to run strong in the year ahead after startups across Europe raised between $35 billion and $36 billion in 2019.

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US-Iran Conflict Could Lead to Slower Global Growth or Even Recession | The Guardian

Following the US assassination of Iranian al-Quds commander Qassem Suleimani and Iran’s initial retaliation against two Iraqi bases housing US troops, financial markets moved into risk-off mode: oil prices spiked by 10%, US and global equities dropped by a few percentage points and safe-haven bond yields fell.

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Here’s What The New Trade Deal Means For The Markets | CNBC

The trade deal agreed to by the U.S. and China defuses tensions between the world’s two largest economies, and could help boost corporate profits marginally and the global economy next year, analysts say.

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