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Three Top Investor Concerns for 2022

Varying views on a cryptocurrency correction, inflation, and the Great Resignation are shared by a panel of portfolio managers.

Managing Risk: Implications of China’s Regulatory Changes

China’s rollout of regulations, especially for internet firms, is analyzed through a risk management lens by Portfolio Manager Eric Liu at Harris Associates.

Carbon Emissions: Known Unknowns

Alignment tools don’t confirm if emissions reductions in the real economy have taken place, says Maarten Vleeschhouwer, Head of PACTA at 2° Investing Initiative.

  • November 3, 2021
Looking Beyond Carbon Pricing

Carbon pricing debates can detract from making emissions reductions that are cost effective and politically sustainable, says UC San Diego’s David Victor.

  • October 25, 2021
The Realities of Realizing Risk

AlphaSimplex Group’s Chief Research Strategist analyzes realized risk over recent crisis periods in global markets and considers future implications.

Advisors Gained Confidence as Covid Worries Receded

Advisors boosted stock allocations and reduced fixed income in 1H2021, according to data from the Natixis Investment Managers Solutions Portfolio Barometer.

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Volatility Insights: Spot up, Vol up

What is “Spot Up, Vol Up”? Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides insights on what this market configuration can reveal.

  • September 9, 2021
Bridging the Cybersecurity Gap for Critical Infrastructure

Our connected world means it is now possible for unwanted actors to infiltrate power stations, electricity grids and maybe even democratic elections.

  • August 23, 2021
Natixis Strategist Midyear Outlook

Experts in the Natixis Investment Managers family say the biggest risk facing investors in the second half of 2021 may be no risk at all.

Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Long vs Short Volatility Investing

Simon Aninat, Volatility expert at Seeyond, provides insights on how long and short volatility strategies can be complementary in a portfolio.

  • June 16, 2021
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Cyber Safety: Hacker Activity to Innovative Tech

Mounting cybercrime threats and how to avoid them are discussed by a cybersecurity expert and Thematics PM Frédéric Dupraz.

Engaging Responsibly

Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School, on why sustainability isn’t something you measure, it’s something you assess.

  • April 30, 2021
No Impact Without Momentum

Ashby Monk, Executive and Research Director of the Stanford Global Projects Center, on why our journey towards a more sustainable future might be long and uncomfortable.

  • April 30, 2021
An Honest Debate on ESG

Victor Van Hoorn, Executive Director of Eurosif, on why labelling alone won’t automatically enable us to meet carbon neutrality objectives.

  • April 30, 2021
Greenium: An Ally, and Source of Opportunities

More than ever, green bonds are the focus of attention. How investors should approach Greenium, its specific feature ? Find out Mirova’s analysis.

  • April 22, 2021
Ready for the Reopening?

Our Latin American & US Offshore Portfolio Barometer examines portfolio trends and positioning in the transition from the stay-at-home to reopening economy.

Seeyond Macro Insight: Biden, Yellen and Powell Drive the New Paradigm on Growth & Inflation

Stéphanie Bigou, Global Macro fund manager at Seeyond, discusses inflation and the US growth.

  • March 29, 2021
Natixis Adds Powerful ESG Function to Portfolio Clarity Tool

Natixis Investment Managers Solutions has upgraded the Natixis Portfolio Clarity analysis tool to also include non-financial data.

  • March 16, 2021
Seeyond Market Insights: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies, The Three Waves

Pierre Savarzeix, Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, discusses the pros, the cons and the next step for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

  • March 15, 2021
Seeyond Equity Insights: Stock market exuberance

Juan Sebastian Caicedo, Portfolio Manager at Seeyond, discusses the risk of hyper-concentration across equity investments and its sources.

What, How, Why: Understanding the GameStop Frenzy

Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.

Corporate Culture and the Pandemic: Challenges Can Create Opportunity

PM Mike Tian of WCM Investment Management discusses how some businesses are adapting to a changed business environment as a result of Covid-19.

  • February 18, 2021
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Volatility Investing by Seeyond: Volatility Risk Premium Strategy

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, provides insights on Seeyond’s short volatility strategy.

  • February 12, 2021
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Wolves of Wall Street: Seeyond’s Take on The GameStop Saga

Simon Aninat, portfolio manager and Volatility specialist, provides insights on the GameStop drama.

  • February 9, 2021
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8 Keys to Understand SRI

What is ESG? What are the different types of SRI strategies? Can financial and extra-financial performance be reconciled? Discover DNCA's 8 keys to understanding responsible investment today.

  • November 10, 2020
Times Like These: Financial Professionals Chart a Course from a Pandemic Market to Profitable Growth

Results from the 2020 Global Survey of Financial Professionals reveal optimistic growth goals and the opportunity for professionals to recalibrate strategy and rethink business models.

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 Long-Term View of Mirova and Natixis Investment Managers on Transition and Sustainability

Three decades of sustainable investment experience within Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.

  • April 23, 2020
DNCA Investment Outlook – April 2020

The rebound in activity should be very gradual, penalised by the restructuring of many sectors and a less dynamic demand.

  • April 17, 2020
Diversity in Asset Management: Staying Ahead of Investor Expectations

A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.

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
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.

  • February 6, 2020
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
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
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

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