Equities 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 stragegy bring to the investors’ allocation? And what weight should be added to a typical allocation?

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Midyear Outlook 2019: Recession Risks, Interest Rates, and Growth Prospects

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty provides his macro-economic outlook and what investors can consider in terms of risks and opportunities in the second half.

Natixis Investment Managers continues to strengthen its alternative and real asset capabilities with the launch of Vauban Infrastructure Partners1

Natixis Investment Managers announces today its plan to launch Vauban Infrastructure Partners, a new affiliate dedicated to infrastructure equity investing. Vauban Infrastructure Partners will be established by transferring the current infrastructure team of Mirova2 into a new specialized affiliate. The team has been at the forefront of innovation in infrastructure investing since the 2012 inception of Mirova, pioneer in responsible investing. The team currently manages €2.8 billion of assets3 and will pursue its international growth as a stand-alone affiliate.

  • June 6, 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.

Horizons : Ostrum AM outlook

Ostrum AM experts deliver their economic and market analysis.

  • May 15, 2019
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Measuring Market Excitement: Is Global Growth About to Bloom?

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty shares his views on the post-Christmas global rally – and what investors should know about where markets may be headed.

Nowhere to Hide: 2018 Global Barometer Compares Portfolios from 7 Regions

Insights into model portfolios and asset allocation decisions worldwide that seek to explain key drivers in performance differentials.

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.

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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.

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Loomis Sayles Update: Active Investors Get Selective in 2019

An overview of where Loomis, Sayles & Company is searching for investment opportunities in the equity and fixed income landscapes.

  • March 28, 2019
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
Seeyond Europe MinVol : A look back at the keys to success

Seeyond Europe MinVol has crossed the symbolic €1 billion threshold. An overview of this differentiating equity strategy.

  • March 13, 2019
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Taking Measure of Global Markets: Risks, China, and Europe

Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek on recession risk, trade challenges, political tensions, and emerging market growth.

Market Rally vs. Market Reality: Evaluating the Path Ahead

The post-Christmas market rally has been impressive – but are macro data and earnings signaling a tougher road ahead for investors?

10 Things Keeping Investors Up at Night

Senior Investment Strategist Esty Dwek shares insights on investor concerns for the year ahead, including volatility, interest rates, Brexit, and trade wars.

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Forecasting Trends in Sustainable Investing

Mirova Portfolio Manager Amber Fairbanks discusses her equity outlook for 2019 and shares insights on potential long-term ESG investment opportunities.

  • February 8, 2019
Horizons : Ostrum AM Outlook 2019

What will be the dynamics of the fixed-income and equity markets in 2019? Discover the analysis of Ostrum AM experts with the Horizons newsletter.

  • January 31, 2019
Five Myths About U.S. Large Caps

The case for investing in U.S. large-cap stocks is encountering skepticism. Bill Nygren, CIO – U.S. Equities and Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates, explores some of the myths.

  • January 28, 2019
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Overly Emotional Equity Markets Creating Opportunity for Value Investors

Portfolio Manager David Herro can’t say whether market weakness will continue in 2019 – but he is sure it will deliver intriguing scenarios for value investors.

Loomis Sayles: Investment Outlook 2019

Macro Analyst, Craig Burelle of Loomis Sayles, discusses how modest total returns and above-average volatility may define the risk asset landscape in 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.

AlphaSimplex: A Look at Trend Following Strategies, Past and Present

Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski of AlphaSimplex, looks at trends seen in 2018 and how they compare to other historical periods.

Challenging the Market: the Hunt for Underrated Winners in Europe

Isaac Chebar explains why some of the companies that are viewed as the big losers are in danger of being mispriced by the market.

  • January 7, 2019
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Poise Under Pressure: David Herro Decodes Stock Market Unrest

Stock market turbulence may not reflect business fundamentals and could represent value opportunities for active managers.

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The Change Variable: Cross-Sector Disruptors and Investing

Evolutions in technology are affecting a range of businesses, resulting in potential opportunities for active investors.

Financial Industry Reimagining Businesses for a Sustainable, Greener World

All types of financial service providers are retooling business models and integrating ESG practices to help shape a better world.

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Taking Advantage of Longer-term Strategic Opportunities Across the Globe

Harris Associates’ Client Portfolio Manager, Daniel Nicholas discusses investing in European businesses, volatility and stock prices, and how their high conviction approach has helped them to capitalise on some stock decisions in their portfolios.

  • September 7, 2018
What Big Media Merger Mania and Digital Disruptors Mean for US Equity Investing

Seismic shifts in media and advertising, stock ideas, and risks associated with disruptions are analyzed by a Vaughan Nelson senior portfolio manager.

  • September 4, 2018
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Accounting for Intangible Assets: The New Value Investing

Harris Associates believes that the most significant investments firms are making today are value-creating intangible assets like intellectual property.

  • September 4, 2018
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Growth Equity Strategies in Accordance with Loomis, Sayles & Company

Hollie Briggs, product manager and member of the Growth Equity Strategies Team, headed up by Aziz Hamzaogullari, discusses their ‘deep-dive’ research process, plus what differentiates them from the pack when picking stocks, and why the team has held certain stocks for so long.

  • August 30, 2018
International Equity Outlook: Market Instability Can Mean Opportunity

David Herro of Harris Associates reflects on the first half of 2018 and how volatility can create value for active managers.

Measuring Active Management with Active Share

Active Share is a useful to help investors determine what they are paying for when they select an active manager.

  • June 28, 2018