Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times

Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.

  • March 27, 2020
COVID-19 Dashboard: Actively Managing a Dynamic Risk Landscape

Volatility related to ongoing COVID-19 concerns warrants consideration of fiscal and monetary responses and analysis of what an outbreak recovery might look like.

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Safety in Numbers

Frederic Dupraz, lead manager of the Thematics Safety strategy, explains why the response to emerging threats to our safety create investment opportunities.

  • March 24, 2020
What an Oil Price War Could Mean for Markets and Investors

Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions Esty Dwek looks at the potential global market implications of an oil supply glut.

Taking Responsible Investment from Talk to Action

Demographic, technological, environment, and governance transitions can present opportunities for investors focused on risk and sustainability.

  • March 12, 2020
Making Sense of Market Mayhem

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty offers thoughts on how investors can think about risks and opportunities amid an oil price war and COVID-19 market turbulence.

COVID-19: Perspectives from a Long-Term Value Investor

Epidemics, wars, and a financial crisis have been short-term factors for long-term value-oriented Harris Associates, explains Portfolio Manager and Director of US Research, Win Murray.

  • March 3, 2020
COVID-19: Making Sense of Market Sentiment

As cases of COVID-19 occur outside of China, investors should be aware of the potential market risks.

Slower for Longer? Gauging Market Reaction to COVID-19

Coronavirus cases are falling in China, but rising elsewhere – creating elevated volatility risk.

Assessing the Impact of the Coronavirus on Financial Markets

An assessment of how the Wuhan coronavirus has impacted markets, with insights on what investors might be able to expect over the short term.

Perpetual Profit Machine? Assessing the Bull Market’s Path Forward

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses how the bull market has continued its upward march – and why investors may want to use caution.

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Allocating to Where the Value Is in Global Markets

More attractive opportunities in equities than fixed income today, explains Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Manager Eileen Riley.

  • February 14, 2020
Utility Companies Face Challenges in an Evolving Energy Landscape

Gauging the environmental and social impact of utility companies requires a look at how their energy source mix may impact their long-term sustainability.

  • February 13, 2020
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Price Matters: International Value Opportunities Today

Overvalued US stocks and dollar spell opportunity for patient value investor David Herro, CIO, International Equities, at Harris Associates.

How Might the Coronavirus Impact Markets and Investors in the Near Term?

Despite a constructive backdrop and continued positive economic data, it’s important for investors to remain risk-aware.

Q&A with Jens Peers, Mirova – Serious about sustainability

Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US and manager of the Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, reveals how he identifies the companies that are transitioning towards the future.

  • January 31, 2020
Investment Opportunity and Risk Considerations for a Bull Market

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty looks at how investors can consider near-term growth prospects while remaining aware of potential risks.

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How ESG Integration Adds Value in the Investment Process

Portfolio Manager Amber Fairbanks discusses ESG integration, impact investing and Mirova’s global sustainable equity investment strategy.

  • January 10, 2020
Are We at the Dawn of a Return of the Value Equities?

After 12 years of a "growth" cycle, should we expect a cyclical change in favour of "value" equities in the medium term? DNCA's experts give us their analysis.

  • January 8, 2020
Q&A with Daniel Nicholas, Harris Associates – Value investing, a long-term view

Daniel Nicholas, client portfolio manager, discusses value strategies, passive investing, and how value strategies can work alongside more alternative products.

  • January 7, 2020
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Data Privacy Regulation in the US

The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.

8 Keys to Understand Socially Responsible Investment

Giving meaning to your savings thanks to DNCA's SRI approach: investing in companies with a positive impact on the environment and society.

  • January 6, 2020
ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths

It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.

5 Value Ideas from David Herro: Equity Outlook 2020

Value recovery under way, Brexit discounts, and European banks’ attractive yields are covered by David Herro, CIO – International Equities, Harris Associates.

The Outlook on Outlooks

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the pros and cons of annual market predictions and outlooks.

Be Selective, Diversify

Equity valuations appear expensive. It doesn’t necessarily mean that there are no more investment opportunities in the markets.

Why a Recession May Not Be Imminent

Generally solid US economic data and signs of improvement in China point to a market stabilization or improvement rather than a further slowdown.

Horizons : Discover Ostrum AM’s quarterly outlook (Q4)

Ostrum Asset Management experts’ economic and market analysis.

  • November 5, 2019
Market Perspectives: Reasons for Cautious Optimism

A look at recent capital market performance across asset classes and a near-term market forecast.

Geopolitics and Portfolios: Assessing the Turbulence

A look at how the US-China trade war, Brexit, Germany’s slowdown, and Middle East tensions could affect markets and portfolios over the near term

Preparing Portfolios for Interest Rate Uncertainty

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the potential portfolio implications of interest rate uncertainty and how investors can prepare.

Between stocks and bonds: higher yield and lower risk?

We believe a minimum volatility-based allocation of high-dividend paying stocks could be a promising solution for investors looking for income generating investments and lower risk.

  • October 2, 2019
Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes

Perspectives on investing for a low carbon world and delivering competitive returns from a Mirova sustainable investments research analyst.

Understanding a Low Inflation, Slow Growth World

Amid low interest rates, slow growth, and deflation Portfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz diagnoses current market conditions and considers the road ahead.

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Thematics – A True Source of Diversification?

In the future, will everyone be investing in megatrends? And who benefits from shifts in demographic, innovation, globalisation and scarcity?

  • September 11, 2019
Measuring Market Drivers – Can the Equity and Bond Rally Continue?

Although the rally in fixed income and equities has continued, political tensions and trade uncertainty could present downside risks for investors to consider over the near term.

Equity Markets March On, While Bonds Call Recession

How US-China tensions and potentially lower interest rates could affect financial markets and investor portfolios over the near term.

Seeyond’s High Dividend Minimum Volatility: What does it bring to the table?

What does this strategy bring to the investors’ allocation? And what weight should be added to a typical allocation?

  • July 10, 2019
Four Perspectives on Global Equity

Compelling alternatives await for those willing to actively diversify their equity allocations.

  • May 30, 2019
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Natixis Exchange: Where political uncertainty creates investment opportunity

Three leading portfolio experts explain how they invest in a shifting economic and political landscape.

A Big Step Forward: Carbon Footprint as Performance Indicator

Mirova is convinced that going beyond direct carbon emissions is essential to providing meaningfully sustainable, climate-friendly investments.

Changing Market Dynamics Present Active Value Opportunities

Recent volatility and decreasing market liquidity worldwide could present a favorable landscape for actively managed value investors.

  • March 26, 2019
Equity Investing in the Current Environment

In challenging market conditions, a value-based approach to equities can help investors uncover portfolio opportunities.

  • March 22, 2019
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From the Summit: Making Sense of ESG

Take a closer look at the current and future state of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, the metrics that matter, and growth outlook.