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
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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
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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.

 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Managing Volatility: Strategies for Emotional Markets Managing Volatility: Strategies for Emotional Markets

Risk-mitigating and portfolio diversification ideas to help investors stay invested through market crisis for long-term financial goals.

  • April 2, 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
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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
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Manager Point of View: Putting risk first Manager Point of View: Putting risk first

Nicolas Just, Deputy CEO and CIO at Seeyond, explains why ‘low-vol’ equity strategies, can outperform the market and what it can bring to investors.

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.

Be Selective, Diversify Be Selective, Diversify

Equity valuations appear expensive. It doesn’t necessarily mean that there are no more investment opportunities in the markets.

Equity Markets: Think Differently
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Equity Markets: Think Differently

Practice can differ from theory. Discover Seeyond’s innovative approach to equity investing.

  • October 25, 2019
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Between stocks and bonds: higher yield and lower risk?
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Between stocks and bonds: higher yield and lower risk?

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.

  • October 2, 2019
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Leave Mother Nature Alone Leave Mother Nature Alone

On earth as in markets, humans have been trying to domesticate mother nature for their own benefit. But Nature always takes back its place.

  • September 30, 2019
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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
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Alternatives – Will They Become a Future Core Allocation?
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Alternatives – Will They Become a Future Core Allocation?

Once considered an exotic delicacy, we’re seeing investors increasingly embracing alternative investments.

  • 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
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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
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Short Is the New Long: Managing Risk and Diversification Short Is the New Long: Managing Risk and Diversification

Portfolio Manager Kathryn Kaminski on how trend-following strategies can help manage risk and diversification by going long and short on various assets.

  • May 23, 2019
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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.