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.
Macro specialist Esty Dwek and Seb Dance of Signum Global Advisors break down the market realities and political tensions of the Brexit trade agreement.
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.
Talk of a market bubble abounds and has for some time. Rather than track headlines, investors may want to consider risk appetite and guidance from the Fed.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz on post-Georgia election market dynamics, including the Covid-19 vaccine rollout and near-term risks and opportunities.
Macro analysts Esty Dwek and Jack Janasiewicz look at how investors can be thinking about the global economy as Covid-19 inoculations get under way.
Stéphanie Bigou, Global Macro Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, brings a quantitative perspective for the 2021 market expectations.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek outlines her Top 10 potential risks – and questions to consider – for the year ahead.
Loomis, Sayles & Co.’s Senior Macro Strategies Analyst Craig Burelle presents his 2021 investment outlook.
Inflation is unlikely to be a concern amid an accommodative monetary environment, while risk assets remain attractive despite the risk of reversals, writes Esty Dwek of Natixis IM Solutions.
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.
A look at the White House changeover, the importance of the Georgia runoff elections, and what’s in store for policy and politics in 2021.
Frank Trividic, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Seeyond, provides insights on international markets and near-term outlook.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses prospects for growth, returning to normal, and the risks ahead in the new year.
Oliver Bilal, Head of international Sales & Marketing at Natixis Investment Managers explains why finding innovative ways of working with colleagues and clients has been essential.
A look the state of credit markets and how the post-pandemic recovery may effect opportunities and risks for fixed income investors.
What a crisis event is and how trend-following strategies began searching for crisis alpha as the virus spread is examined by AlphaSimplex’s Chief Research Strategist.
While the health crisis is ongoing, the prospects of vaccines suggest the beginning of the end of the pandemic.
Dorval’s Macro Corner: The economy now has a good chance of making up the ground lost in 2020 much more quickly than expected in 2021
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.
In her latest outlook, Natixis macro specialist Esty Dwek suggests some market factors will remain consistent – no matter who wins the vote.
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.
Emerging market economies stand to benefit from a growth recovery led by the manufacturing sector.
Economics of COVID-19, climate change, income inequality, and other risks weighing on retirement systems are explored by retirement and global market specialists.
A review of what recent macro data is signaling about asset class opportunities – and potential portfolio risks – through the end of 2020.
5 P’s of discipline, call for world leadership on pandemic, democracy and contested election insight from former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card
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.
What role can the financial community play in advancing important societal issues? Three executives share insight on greater engagement and collaborating with other sectors.
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.
While continuing public health challenges are tempering momentum, monetary and fiscal stimulus is helping maintain resilience.
As the slow economic recovery continues, a look at regional case surges, recent record market highs, election season, and the path forward.
Jobless claims, industrial vs. service sector recovery, US dollar and stock market movement are analyzed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson in this podcast.
Excited talk of taxes and regulation may be distracting from a more market-friendly reality.
Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis shares insights on the economic recovery and near-term market risks.
While COVID-19 challenges remain, many key indicators of a global recovery persist.
Checking in on investor sentiment amid a resurgence in COVID-19 caseloads, and a look at potential near-term market opportunities.
Learn why investing regularly, regardless of market conditions, is a strategy that can work in any market environment.
Headline risks remain, while a slow return to normal remains under way. Expectations for a return to pre-COVID levels of activity should remain measured.
Rally, risks, pandemic patterns, and emerging markets’ attractive valuations are part of this lively conversation with Bloomberg’s John Authers.
Why international equities and smaller caps may be more attractive in a post-pandemic world is looked at by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson.
Discover the Monthly Equity and Fixed Income Market Analysis by Axel Botte, Global Strategist at Ostrum Asset Management
Why increasing case counts may not be the best metric to look at when considering the potential market impact of a COVID-19 second wave.
A look at post-COVID-19 tensions between the world’s two largest economies and what it could mean for investors and emerging markets.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek considers the pace of the economic recovery and potential near-term market conditions.
Why this recession differs in speed and magnitude, and select opportunities across market caps are assessed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO, Vaughan Nelson.
COVID recession consequences, fiscal & monetary action, and capital market implications are covered by Peter Fisher of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.
As the COVID-19 reopening begins in the US, investors may want to consider a range of variables as they assess near and long-term market conditions.
As the severe confinement ends, questions arise about the political, fiscal, social, economic and financial consequences of the coronavirus crisis.
The Covid-19 crisis clearly is unprecedented. Seeyond explains why we should analyze its consequences on market behavior with humility and cautiousness.
US government aid has been crucial for markets during the COVID-19 pandemic, but election season is likely to complicate continued funding efforts.
While fiscal and monetary responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis have given markets reasons for optimism, risks and challenges remain.
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.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller discusses narrative economics, regional CAPE Ratio valuations, and areas of growth emerging from the crisis.
Oil market has recently made the news with negative prices. This is an opportunity to highlight the parallel between the Oil and Volatility markets.
Markets enter the early summer on the heels of federal aid packages and improved COVID-19 case numbers – but many unknowns remain.
Aziz Hamzaogullari, Chief Investment Officer and founder of the Growth Equities Strategies team at Loomis Sayles talks about how to protect your portfolio in market crisis.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek takes measure of the unprecented monetary and fiscal measures being introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rebound in activity should be very gradual, penalised by the restructuring of many sectors and a less dynamic demand.
Persistent cross-asset trends during periods of market stress, crisis alpha and the strategic role of managed futures are explained.
As China’s economy begins to move back on line, it offers insights about the potential pace and strength of a post-pandemic US economic recovery.
COVID-19 supply and demand shocks are being met with historic monetary and fiscal measures – should businesses and investors be concerned about inflation?
A look at whether investors can expect a short or prolonged market downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson looks at how remaining primary elections and general election campaigning could be affected by coronavirus.
With the world dealing with the impact of COVID-19, our Head of Global Market Strategy looks at three possible scenarios that could to unfold in the economy and markets.
Vice President of Government Relations Susan Olson discusses how Super Tuesday narrowed the Democratic presidential field and narrowed the odds of a contested convention.
VP of Government Relations Susan Olson discusses the US federal government’s current fiscal response to the COVID-19 situation.
Head of Global Market Strategy for Dynamic Solutions Esty Dwek looks at the potential global market implications of an oil supply glut.
Coronavirus cases are falling in China, but rising elsewhere – creating elevated volatility risk.
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?
Global security expert Michèle Flournoy breaks down the threat China’s growing geopolitical influence poses to US markets.
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.