May 10, 2024

Jon Hirtle on BNN Bloomberg

To achieve substantial returns above inflation, investing in the stock market is essential over the long term, said Executive Chairman Jon Hirtle on BNN Bloomberg’s The Open. Jon discussed his view that today’s high equity valuations are supported by growth in corporate earnings. We are seeing strong earnings growth not only in tech but also in less cyclical areas of the market that we consider “defensive growth” – companies such as Visa and Mastercard that can benefit from advances in technology and yet have more stable revenues.

To hear more about our latest thinking, watch the full interview.