Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges

Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.

The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense The Age of Anxiety: Professional Fund Buyers Seek Alpha, Diversification – and Defense

Results from the 2019 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers predicted increased equity volatility and illustrate how professionals have been positioning portfolios for riskier market scenarios.

Creating Sustainable Value: Should the Financial Markets Worry About Social Inequalities? Creating Sustainable Value: Should the Financial Markets Worry About Social Inequalities?

European Parliament claimed “the climate and environment emergency”. It reminds us how important it is to speed up toward a carbon-neutral world transition

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Financial Professionals Focus on Human Dynamics in Response to Growing Digital Competition Financial Professionals Focus on Human Dynamics in Response to Growing Digital Competition

The competitive landscape is changing and financial professionals shed light on how they can differentiate themselves in an increasingly digital world.

2020 Institutional Outlook 2020 Institutional Outlook

The latest Global Survey of Institutional Investors reveals ten market trends institutions are watching in 2020.

2019 Global Insurance Survey
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2019 Global Insurance Survey

Insurers around the world are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Low rates inflate liabilities, but regulation prevents insurers from pursuing alternatives.

Top 10 Countries for Retirement Security
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Top 10 Countries for Retirement Security

The 2019 Global Retirement Index (GRI) reveals the top 10 countries for retirement security around the world.

2019 Global Retirement Index 2019 Global Retirement Index

The 2019 Global Retirement Index reveals three critical threats to retirement security – interest rates, demographics, and climate change – as well as what they mean for individuals and institutions.

6 Insights About Millennial Investors 6 Insights About Millennial Investors

Our research reveals why assumptions about Millennial investors may be all wrong.

Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today
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Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds
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ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds

Individuals and professionals say ESG investing can help them align assets with personal values — and has the potential to drive real results.

Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019 Concerns and Expectations of Professional Fund Buyers for 2019

From market volatility to geopolitical uncertainty, see how professional fund buyers are facing the challenges of 2019, based on the 2018 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers.

2019 Institutional Outlook
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2019 Institutional Outlook

Our 2019 Institutional Outlook explores the nine trends driving institutional strategy for 2019.

Investor Sentiment 10 Years After the Global Financial Crisis Investor Sentiment 10 Years After the Global Financial Crisis

Our 2018 Global Survey of Individual investors finds that amidst a bull market and low interest rates, investors are wrestling with three critical conflicts.

2018 Global Retirement Index
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2018 Global Retirement Index

The 2018 Global Retirement Index (GRI) reveals how retirement security has been threatened in the ten years since the financial crisis—and identifies the top countries for retirement security around the world.

Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018 Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

Institutional Investor Survey: Preparing for a Market Shift
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Institutional Investor Survey: Preparing for a Market Shift

Three ways institutional investors are preparing for a market shift – and how they plan to balance risk management with investment return.

Risk on the Horizon: Institutional Investor Outlook for 2018 Risk on the Horizon: Institutional Investor Outlook for 2018

After a decade of low interest rates, low volatility, and high investment returns, are professional investors prepared for what’s ahead in 2018?

Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys

Individuals want investments that reflect their personal values, but professional investors are skeptical about performance.

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.

Facing Volatility and Embracing Risk: Institutional Investor Survey Facing Volatility and Embracing Risk: Institutional Investor Survey

Institutional investors see geopolitical upheaval continuing through 2017 and are adjusting allocations as a result.

Defined Contribution Survey – Attitudes, Actions, Assessments Defined Contribution Survey – Attitudes, Actions, Assessments

As investors save for retirement, why financial professionals, employers, and policy makers should stand ready to help.