Fund manager interview series

Optimism for economy, caution for financial markets

Mr Timothy Dunbar says reasonable caution in markets seems warranted as equities continue the volatility of 2018.
Mr Timothy Dunbar says reasonable caution in markets seems warranted as equities continue the volatility of 2018. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

Timothy Dunbar, president of global asset management for the Principal Financial Group, discusses his market outlook in our series featuring fund managers and market experts.

Mr Timothy Dunbar oversees all of Principal's asset management capabilities, including Principal Global Investors, Principal International investment operations, the General Account, and RobustWealth, a recent digital investment advice acquisition.

He joined the firm in 1986 and is now its chief investment officer. He has previously been in charge of strategy, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, and investment functions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 23, 2019, with the headline 'Optimism for economy, caution for financial markets '. Print Edition | Subscribe