The return of geopolitics: ‘Markets hate uncertainty’

A recent survey of delegates at the 2016 Middle East Investment Conference reveals that a sizable majority (64%) believe that geopolitics will play a greater role in market price movements over the next year. Between low oil prices, Chinese market volatility and the migration crisis in Europe, geopolitics has returned as a primary factor in market movements.

As Will Sparks, director of global macro at Eurasia Group, says: “Markets like good news. Markets dislike bad news, but markets hate uncertainty.”

Read more about the return of geopolitics at Enterprising Investor.