Where Are the Bankruptcies? Where Are the Bankruptcies?

Despite record high unemployment during the pandemic, individual bankruptcy filings have fallen. What are the implications for portfolios?

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics: An Exponential Growth
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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics: An Exponential Growth

A multi-decade growth theme, expected to become ubiquitous in our day to day lives. Learn more with our experts from Thematics AM.

  • September 4, 2020
Water: An Indispensable Life-Sustaining Resource
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Water: An Indispensable Life-Sustaining Resource

A basic human need, essential for economic development. Learn more with our experts from Thematics AM.

  • September 3, 2020
Volatility 2020: How Model Portfolios Weathered the COVID-19 Selloff Volatility 2020: How Model Portfolios Weathered the COVID-19 Selloff

Amid extreme market volatility model portfolios outperformed the index, according to the Latin American & US Offshore Advisors Portfolio Barometer.

Thematics Insights: Is Cash an Endangered Species? Thematics Insights: Is Cash an Endangered Species?

Are we moving towards a cashless society? Since the beginning of the health crisis, merchants have actually quite often refused our bank notes and coins.

  • August 11, 2020
Investing Across Fixed Income with Loomis Sayles
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Investing Across Fixed Income with Loomis Sayles

Navigating bond markets in not easy. With Loomis Sayles, investors gain access to renowned research and portfolio management capabilities.

  • June 25, 2020
Quantamentally Different Quantamentally Different

Machine learning allows portfolio managers to trawl through vast amounts of data, identify patterns and reveal original investment insights.

  • June 16, 2020
Mobilising The Machine Mobilising The Machine

The automation and technological improvements wrought by AI and Robotics are changing the way we live, interact and do business.

  • June 16, 2020
The Man Behind The Machine The Man Behind The Machine

The winning ‘quants’ will not just leverage Artificial Intelligence but employ innovative techniques that no other human nor machine is doing.

  • June 16, 2020
Transformational Technology Transformational Technology

Technology is revolutionising sometimes decades-old processes and enabling teams to do more with less.

  • June 16, 2020
Perspective In Patterns Perspective In Patterns

ESG and machine learning is the perfect match. It is self-taught, so it is able to highlight evolutionary patterns without human intervention.

  • June 16, 2020
AI: Don’t Believe the Hype AI: Don’t Believe the Hype

Will machines eventually make decisions more effectively than human beings can today? A leading expert on AI argues that investors need to see beyond the hype.

  • June 16, 2020
AI and Active Quant Investing AI and Active Quant Investing

Many ‘quant’ approaches are looking for advanced techniques and data to generate additional investment performance, but only a select few will succeed.

  • June 16, 2020
 Loomis Sayles: An update on some portfolio changes in the growth equity strategies
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Loomis Sayles: An update on some portfolio changes in the growth equity strategies

Aziz Hamzaogullari, CIO, and founder of the Growth Equity Strategies team, talks to Darren Pilbeam about the recent changes he has made to his portfolios.

  • May 28, 2020
Risk Returns in a Multi-Asset Portfolio Construction
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Risk Returns in a Multi-Asset Portfolio Construction

The integration of global markets and the algorithmic trading has impacted market structure. How can investors adapt their strategies to this new reality

  • May 27, 2020
COVID-19: Perspectives On The Road To Recovery COVID-19: Perspectives On The Road To Recovery

Portfolio managers from DNCA, Harris Associates, Loomis Sayles, Mirova, Ostrum, Seeyond and Thematics AM provide their perspectives on the road to recovery.

  • May 14, 2020
Safety: Everywhere, All The Time
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Safety: Everywhere, All The Time

Security solutions are everywhere in our daily routine, an ever-growing demand for greater safety and security in all aspect of our lives. Learn more with our experts from Thematics AM.

  • May 12, 2020
Portfolio Defense: Value, Growth, or Neither? Portfolio Defense: Value, Growth, or Neither?

Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.

AlphaSimplex: Volatility is here to stay
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AlphaSimplex: Volatility is here to stay

Kathryn Kaminski, Chief Research Strategist at AlphaSimplex, talks with Natixis’s Esty Dwek about managing volatility today.

  • May 11, 2020
Diversification Matters: Achieving Better Balance Diversification Matters: Achieving Better Balance

Spreading your investments across asset classes can help to balance risk and return potential, and avoid surprises when market corrections occur.

  • May 8, 2020
The safety market: an opportunity for investors The safety market: an opportunity for investors

Within the current context of a global pandemic, safety considerations have become all the more obvious, impacting the way we think, interact and live our daily lives.

  • May 7, 2020
Thematics Insights: Why Are Subscriptions So Attractive? Thematics Insights: Why Are Subscriptions So Attractive?

Both consumers and businesses are subscribing more and more to products and services. This Insight shines the light on some of the long term factors that are driving the broad adoption of subscription based models across a nice mix of industries.

  • May 5, 2020
Bond Basics: How Interest Rates Affect Bond Yields Bond Basics: How Interest Rates Affect Bond Yields

Introduction to bond investing, fixed income funds, and how changing interest rates affect prices and yields.

  • May 1, 2020
Global Barometer: How Advisor Portfolios Were Positioned Heading into 2020 Global Barometer: How Advisor Portfolios Were Positioned Heading into 2020

See how moderate portfolios varied by geographic region at the end of 2019 in the Natixis Investment Managers Global Portfolio Barometer.

Fighting the Fear Gauge Fighting the Fear Gauge

Christiaan Kraan, Managing Director at Seeyond, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, explains how volatility strategies can be both an investable and liquid asset class and why they are one of a few true diversification opportunities left in the world today.

  • April 23, 2020
Were Advisors Prepared for the 2020 Market Meltdown? Were Advisors Prepared for the 2020 Market Meltdown?

Our Portfolio Barometer looks at how Latin American & US Offshore advisor portfolios were positioned going into 2020.

Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times Three Reasons to Stay Invested in Volatile Times

Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.

  • March 27, 2020
Intelligence Inside
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Intelligence Inside

Karen Kharmandarian, co-manager for the Thematics AI & Robotics strategy, explains why AI and robotics will continue to influence all aspects of our lives.

  • March 25, 2020
Safety in Numbers
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Safety in Numbers

Frederic Dupraz, lead manager of the Thematics Safety strategy, explains why the response to emerging threats to our safety create investment opportunities.

  • March 24, 2020
Risk Variation in Trend-Following Systems Risk Variation in Trend-Following Systems

This paper reviews how risk exposures are determined in trend-following systems to provide some clarity into these options.

  • March 4, 2020
Subscription Economy: The Future of Consumption
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Subscription Economy: The Future of Consumption

With the right supporting demographic, technological and sustainability drivers in place, the subscription economy is poised to see further accelerating growth

  • February 12, 2020
Value Investing – Is It Different This Time? Value Investing – Is It Different This Time?

A value investor usually requires a substantial price discount at the company’s intrinsic value. But the latter exceeds the mere accounting value of its tangible assets.

  • February 10, 2020
So far, so good. So far, so good.

After 2019, the year of Central Banks, comes 2020, the year of … Profits? Investors would certainly dream of it, but nothing is for certain.

  • January 10, 2020
Are We at the Dawn of a Return of the Value Equities? Are We at the Dawn of a Return of the Value Equities?

After 12 years of a "growth" cycle, should we expect a cyclical change in favour of "value" equities in the medium term? DNCA's experts give us their analysis.

  • January 8, 2020
Q&A with Jens Peers, Mirova – ESG: making a positive impact Q&A with Jens Peers, Mirova – ESG: making a positive impact

Jens Peers of Mirova discusses what investors should be aware of when investing in ESG-branded products plus more.

Cyclical Logics Warrant the Return of Optimism Cyclical Logics Warrant the Return of Optimism

Already of record duration, the sustainability of the expansion cycle that started in 2009 is hotly debated.

  • December 18, 2019
Q&A with James Beaumont – Alternatives Q&A with James Beaumont – Alternatives

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.

Eyeing Private Markets for Alpha and Diversifying Factors Eyeing Private Markets for Alpha and Diversifying Factors

Institutions are finding ways not available in public markets to fortify portfolios, including private equity, real asset debt and infrastructure.

  • September 19, 2019
Thematics – A True Source of Diversification?
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Thematics – A True Source of Diversification?

In the future, will everyone be investing in megatrends? And who benefits from shifts in demographic, innovation, globalisation and scarcity?

  • September 11, 2019
Manager Point of View: Clear opportunities Manager Point of View: Clear opportunities

Simon Gottelier, co-manager for the Thematics Water strategy, explores how some companies are addressing global imbalances in water supply and demand.

  • August 9, 2019
Manager Point of View: Schrödinger’s CAPE? 
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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.

  • July 16, 2019
Seeyond’s High Dividend Minimum Volatility: What does it bring to the table? Seeyond’s High Dividend Minimum Volatility: What does it bring to the table?

What does this strategy bring to the investors’ allocation? And what weight should be added to a typical allocation?

  • July 10, 2019
Four Perspectives on Global Equity Four Perspectives on Global Equity

Compelling alternatives await for those willing to actively diversify their equity allocations.

  • May 30, 2019
From the Summit: Shaping the Future of Active Management
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From the Summit: Shaping the Future of Active Management

Renowned portfolio managers discuss how active managers can differentiate themselves from passive competitors – and how they can meet clients’ new demands.