Already of record duration, the sustainability of the expansion cycle that started in 2009 is hotly debated.
Natixis’s James Beaumont talks about the increasing demand for alternative investments and the role that both liquid and illiquid alternatives can play in client portfolios.
With the increasing threat of natural disasters to human safety, this paper explores how technological innovation and adaptation are enabling an effective response.
Increased urbanisation. An ageing and shrinking workforce. Adapting to climate change. These are just some of the long-term structural shifts we see today and that we will increasingly need to face tomorrow.
In 1983, the S&P 500® hit an all-time high of 166. Anyone who said then “I’m too smart to buy into the market near an all-time high – I’ll wait for it to fall 10%” – is still waiting. It never fell 10%.
Equity valuations appear expensive. It doesn’t necessarily mean that there are no more investment opportunities in the markets.
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.
On earth as in markets, humans have been trying to domesticate mother nature for their own benefit. But Nature always takes back its place.
Taking advantage of the dynamic potential of equities while using the bond parachute to mitigate downside risk.
At this uncertain stage internationally, are investors overreacting about Europe and potential recession risks?
In the future, will everyone be investing in megatrends? And who benefits from shifts in demographic, innovation, globalisation and scarcity?
Once considered an exotic delicacy, we’re seeing investors increasingly embracing alternative investments.
Frederic Dupraz, lead manager of the Thematics Safety strategy, explains why the response to emerging threats to our safety create investment opportunities.
Daniel Nicholas, Client Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates, looks back to the volatility in Asian markets during the 1990s and draws six key conclusions for investing in Emerging Markets.
Simon Gottelier, co-manager for the Thematics Water strategy, explores how some companies are addressing global imbalances in water supply and demand.
Karen Kharmandarian, co-manager for the Thematics AI & Robotics strategy, explains why AI and robotics will continue to influence all aspects of our lives.
Carmine De Franco, Head of Fundamental Research at Ossiam, explains why the Cyclically Adjusted Price Earnings Ratio (CAPE) is still a powerful tool for investors.
What does this strategy bring to the investors’ allocation? And what weight should be added to a typical allocation?
Compelling alternatives await for those willing to actively diversify their equity allocations.
Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski on how trend-following strategies can help manage risk and diversification by going long and short on various assets.
Insights into model portfolios and asset allocation decisions worldwide that seek to explain key drivers in performance differentials.
Dorval AM's monthly analysis on macro and micro-economics, valuations and market dynamics.
A look at how funds that rely on hedge fund beta have the potential to provide an additional source of return and portfolio diversification.
Renowned portfolio managers discuss how active managers can differentiate themselves from passive competitors – and how they can meet clients’ new demands.
Diversifying away from traditional fixed income may be advantageous in a rising rate landscape, explains Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha manager.
An active management approach may help manage portfolio risk and uncover opportunities in the current market environment.