Markets View More
Dr. Kathryn Kaminski examines historical market crises and explains how trend following strategies can provide insights on current market conditions.
While challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic remain, evidence suggests that the post-crisis rebound can continue.
Headline risks remain, while a slow return to normal remains under way. Expectations for a return to pre-COVID levels of activity should remain measured.
Portfolio Construction View More
With their yields near all-time lows, Treasuries may no longer provide reliable diversification for equities in the next crisis. What else might work?
Identifying a portfolio’s risk factors – the underlying investment exposures that drive returns – is a critical step in the asset allocation process.
Investors may want to consider elevated volatility risk as they think about positioning portfolios for a COVID-19 market recovery.
Research View More
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.
Phil Jordan of BW Research discusses the benefits and policies most likely to help attract and retain top talent in today’s evolving US workforce.
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.
CEO/CIO Jens Peers discusses the growing interest in ESG investing and Mirova’s long history and experience with sustainable strategies.
Veteran target date manager Chris Sharpe discusses how target date funds can make it easier for investors to stay the course in changing markets.
Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.