This monthly commentary gives a roundup of global markets and trends.
In this edition:
- After underperforming in 2022, technology stocks have made a comeback this year, led by interest in a new type of artificial intelligence (AI) called generative AI
- AI will play a crucial role in many of the themes we expect to define the next decade and beyond
- AI-led productivity gains and subsequently company profits could potentially come quickly since it is readily accessible
- We favour the hardware and semi-conductors areas needed for AI development along with the established incumbents over AI start-ups
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