Big risks, macroeconomic factors, and fall happenings investors should consider through the end of 2021 are examined.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses repositioning amid volatility in oil prices, new guidance form the Federal Reserve, and Delta variant concerns.
From blockchain to smart building to AI, a wide range of new technologies are shaking up the once-conservative real estate market – just as the wider market faces its biggest structural shifts in generations.
How Covid-driven employment, work from home, and consumer habits are affecting real estate sectors is explored by AEW Research Director Mike Acton.
Issuance, infrastructure, and attractiveness of municipal bonds in this phase of the recovery are examined by a member of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Municipal Bond Team.
International small and midsized companies may be offering the most attractive value today, explains Vaughan Nelson Investment Management’s Chris Wallis.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses repositioning in response to the Delta variant and sentiment shift – and highlights eight market tailwinds.
How today’s ever-evolving credit cycles and complex global markets demand flexibility and why Loomis Sayles’ Core Plus Bond Team takes a tactical approach.
An update on the bank loan market and why bank loans can provide insulation against potential interest rate increases.
Recovery, European financials, fintech, and China regulatory crackdown are among the topics covered by CIO-International Equities at Harris Associates.
Credit fundamentals, infrastructure plans, and increased issuances are favorable for the municipal bond market, says Loomis Sayles’ Municipal Bond Team.
How long might the expansion phase of the credit cycle last and what does it mean for risk premiums and liquidity is analyzed.
Inflation, Fed, and growth fears were joined by new pandemic jitters in July. Yet the market outlook remains constructive for 2021, says our Global Market Strategist.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses repositioning in response to recent peaks in equities, economic growth, Federal Reserve policy and inflation.
A quarterly look at data and topics in the syndicated loan market.
Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides an update on the volatility environment as of the end of the first half of 2021.
Experts in the Natixis Investment Managers family say the biggest risk facing investors in the second half of 2021 may be no risk at all.
Fed moves, volatility, and real yields in the second half are analyzed by Loomis, Sayles & Co. Full Discretion Co-Head and a Senior Sovereign Analyst.
Inflation and other factors in a post-pandemic world are discussed by a Loomis, Sayles & Company Core Plus Bond PM and Senior Macro Strategies Analyst.
What global growth, transitory inflation and consumer spending is signaling and which asset classes look favorable for the second half are analyzed.
Tony Coniaris talks to Natixis about value and whether he thinks it is here to stay.
Are Joe Biden’s economic policies the end of forty years of post-Reagan orthodoxy? And what could they mean for investors’ long-term strategies?
The Fed’s June meeting dot plot shock, inflation views, and market reactions are assessed by Portfolio Strategists Jack Janasiewicz and Garrett Melson.
Mounting cybercrime threats and how to avoid them are discussed by a cybersecurity expert and Thematics PM Frédéric Dupraz.
With the Creating Sustainable Value newsletter, Mirova offers you to understand the markets from a new angle and to engage in sustainable development.
New dynamics, trade, inflation, risks, and opportunities in emerging markets are explored by WCM Portfolio Manager Mike Tian and Barron’s editor Reshma Kapadia.
Sustainability of economic and market growth as the US and world reopen and big infrastructure plans are discussed by Vaughan Nelson’s Chris Wallis.
Carmine De Franco, Head of Research at Ossiam Asset Management, on how sustainability concerns are stimulating growth in demand for alternative proteins.
Accelerating vaccinations and reopenings should boost global growth and restart reflation, explains Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek.
Trend-following managers from AlphaSimplex analyze new market moves, inflation, and what it may mean for bonds, commodities, and currencies.
Despite the health situation remaining complex, the economic outlook is improving.
As the global economy undergoes its biggest changes in a generation, we unpack the themes underpinning the next decade of growth.
For PM Bill Nygren of Harris Associates, finding value in the post-pandemic world equates to a focus on trend acceleration worldwide.
Three portfolio managers from Vaughan Nelson Investment Management explain why and where international small caps are offering more opportunities today.
Portfolio Managers Mike Trigg and Jon Tringale believe post-pandemic markets offer emerging market investors significant opportunity – here’s why.
Macro specialist Esty Dwek looks at interest rates and inflation risk amid the Covid-19 vaccination effort and economic recovery.
An interview with Soliane Varlet Senior Portfolio Manager of the Women Leader Equity Strategy and Mathilde Dufour, Head of Sustainability Research.
Stéphanie Bigou, Global Macro fund manager at Seeyond, discusses inflation and the US growth.
Two Washington veterans share their insights on potential changes to the regulation landscape under President Biden – including taxes and sustainable investing.
Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer David Herro, CFA® of Harris Associates provides his take on the post-pandemic investment landscape.
Peter Palfrey, co-manager of Loomis, Sayles & Company’s Core Plus Bond strategy, shares insight on factors shaping today’s fixed income markets.
PM and macro analyst Jack Janasiewicz believes markets will remain preoccupied with rates and inflation, despite an absence of strong signals from the Fed.
Frank Trividic, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Seeyond, brings a quantitative perspective on international markets and near-term outlook.
New interview of the co-PM: Nolan Hoffmeyer and Walid Azar Atallah.
Stéphane Déo, Head of Markets Strategy at Ostrum Asset Management, on how digital currencies are moving into the mainstream and how they could represent the next stage of evolution for the world’s financial system.
Karen Kharmandarian and Matthieu Rolin, Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at Thematics Asset Management, break down the next generation of connectivity and what it means for the global economy.
As the Covid-19 vaccination rollout continues, the latest round of federal fiscal aid focuses on maintaining consumer spending and mitigating unemployment.
Pierre Savarzeix, Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, discusses the pros, the cons and the next step for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
According to Bob Marsh of OB-C Group, policy formation in 2021 is likely to be informed as much by intra-party dynamics as it is by bipartisan tensions.
Loomis Sayles features outlooks from our sector teams — teams composed of traders, analysts, strategists and portfolio managers immersed in their respective sectors of the market.
Juan Sebastian Caicedo, Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, discusses the risk of hyper-concentration across equity investments and its sources.
While the question of how high bond yields may rise is important, equity market fundamentals continue to look strong for the near term.
As the world economy has already reached its pre-crisis level, an almost complete catch-up of the lost ground in terms of growth becomes more plausible.
A look at the improving Covid-19 outlook in the US and how risk appetite is likely to remain a key market variable in the near term.
Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.
Despite a vastly increased global money supply, enduring economic challenges related to the pandemic are likely to limit near-term inflation risk.
A look at the issue of government sponsored entity (GSE) reform and how it could affect housing finance and markets more broadly over the near and long term.
Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, provides insights on the GameStop drama.
Taking a look at what trends worked well in 2020.
Among various foreign policy aims, the Biden administration is expected to take a different approach to US-China relations – including on trade.
PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at the public sentiments and market dynamics of “meme stocks” and how they might affect investors and portfolios in the near term.
The global recession has been avoided in 2020. Nevertheless, uncertainties remain about the shape of the recovery.
Renowned economist and presidential advisor Nouriel Roubini on the top factors he is closely watching as global markets continue down their paths to recovery in 2021 and beyond.
Stéphanie Bigou, Global Macro Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, brings a quantitative perspective for the 2021 market expectations.
A diminishing pool of suitable investment opportunities has led to an increased focus on illiquids and other alpha sources. Where might we find some solutions? In this video, Kyra discusses the diversification benefits of including securitized debt in a portfolio.
Accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and potential post-pandemic supply/demand challenges are raising long-dormant questions about inflation.
With the pandemic’s cloud over company fundamentals not moving any time soon, uncertainty over valuations are likely to add to potential volatility, writes Seeyond’s Nicolas Just.
Healthcare spending and government balance sheets are just two of the pandemic responses likely to last for some time, writes Mirova’s Amber Fairbanks.
Private market allocations and the maturing of ESG will take their place as the market seeks innovative solutions, writes MV Credit’s Nicole Downer.
Uncertainty defines the tentative recovery, but changing consumption habits and strengthening ESG data present opportunities, writes Ossiam’s Etienne Vincent.
Investors to turn to increasingly inventive approaches in search of yield amid a calming political and medical picture, write Ostrum’s Stéphane Déo and Philippe Berthelot.
Pent-up demand unlocked and the revival of Chinese growth are causes for optimism for 2021, with strong performances across sectors and markets likely, writes Craig Burelle.
A look at the recent China defaults: what happened and what can be expected in 2021.
The transition to renewable power has raised concerns among investors with stakes in utilities supported by more conventional power generation facilities.
A new market optimism has followed Covid-19 vaccine news, but uncovering risks and opportunities in the new year may require some old fashioned diligence.
Frank Trividic, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Seeyond, provides insights on international markets and near-term outlook.
A look the state of credit markets and how the post-pandemic recovery may effect opportunities and risks for fixed income investors.
Veteran political observer Carl Hulse, Chief Washington Correspondent for The New York Times, recaps the 2020 election season and its implications for the road ahead.
A look at early Election 2020 results and what they could mean for policy and politics over the near term.
How the domination of Mega-cap stocks within indices reduce the ability to generate outperformance?
Loomis Sayles’Asia Credit Strategies experts provide insights on the Asia High Yield markets environment.
With less than two weeks to go before the US elections, polls are pointing to a Biden victory, though a Trump comeback cannot be excluded.
David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.
A contested election could lead to market volatility, but it may not be a foregone conclusion.
In the midst of conflicting market signals, Seeyond provides its quantitative market analysis and outlook.
Fiscal and monetary action has helped avert a COVID-19 economic crisis, but should investors be concerned about too much of a good thing?
PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at how election years typically bring market volatility – but current economic fundamentals remain encouraging.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson reflects on what the nomination process could mean for the 2020 elections.
AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.
Following the quickest selloff and rebound in history, the Natixis Strategist Outlook offers diverging views to the question: What comes next?
A look at US savings levels and why the market is unlikely to roll over anytime soon.
Multi-Asset Credit investing is the process of gaining exposure to a globally diverse mix of credit-focused asset classes and sector exposures in a single portfolio.
Learn why investing regularly, regardless of market conditions, is a strategy that can work in any market environment.
Discover the Monthly Equity and Fixed Income Market Analysis by Axel Botte, Global Strategist at Ostrum Asset Management.
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.
Portfolio managers Greg Ise and Mike Trigg of WCM Investment Management, talk about their distinctive approach to the emerging markets equity space.
The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.
The great growth scare of the month of August, which had seen the word recession spread like wildfire, gave way to clear relief. The excessive pessimism we were talking about this summer has been corrected.
Our statistical analysis shows that 70% of equity investor risk appetite is defined by global growth, political risk and the FED’s monetary policies.
Should investors already anticipate the success of policy makers in stabilizing the slowing global economy?
Risks are becoming more symetric near term as markets shift to price in a global growth pick-up.
Increased market volatility and lingering geopolitical uncertainty can make it harder to look for uncorrelated sources of investment returns in the long run.
Experience world leaders and innovators exchanging fresh ideas at the inaugural Natixis Investment Managers Summit.