The Outlook on Outlooks

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the pros and cons of annual market predictions and outlooks.

Core Plus Bond Team Views

Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.

Multisector Team Outlook

The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.

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Liquidity, Reserves and High Grade for Late Cycle Unknowns

Slowing global growth implications for fixed income markets and portfolios are explained by Co-head of Loomis Sayles’ Multisector Full Discretion team.

Navigating Dynamic Markets with Tactical Flexibility

Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.

Market Perspectives: Reasons for Cautious Optimism

A look at recent capital market performance across asset classes and a near-term market forecast.

Geopolitics and Portfolios: Assessing the Turbulence

A look at how the US-China trade war, Brexit, Germany’s slowdown, and Middle East tensions could affect markets and portfolios over the near term

Defensive Moves for Late Cycle Fixed Income Markets

A look at how investors can actively manage fixed income portfolios through uncertain market scenarios.

Preparing Portfolios for Interest Rate Uncertainty

Chief Market Strategist David Lafferty discusses the potential portfolio implications of interest rate uncertainty and how investors can prepare.

US Institutional Asset Allocation Trends

Analysis of key asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of institutional investment portfolios by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.

Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes

Perspectives on investing for a low carbon world and delivering competitive returns from a Mirova sustainable investments research analyst.

Understanding a Low Inflation, Slow Growth World

Amid low interest rates, slow growth, and deflation Portfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz diagnoses current market conditions and considers the road ahead.

What Investors Should Know About Central Bank Rate Cuts and the Global Easing Cycle

Central banks are looking to more accommodative monetary policy in light of slowing growth and trade tensions – but can it galvanize markets?

Natixis Portfolio Clarity® US Portfolio Trends – Summer Six Pack 2019

Six midyear asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of financial advisor moderate model portfolios submitted to Natixis Portfolio Clarity®.

Green Bond Investing and the Search for Sustainable Investment Value

Mirova’s fixed income specialists discuss how investors can find opportunities and encourage sustainability through green bonds.

Fixed Income Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities Sprouting Up

A look at green bond opportunities that allow investors to pursue income and make an impact with their portfolios.

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Searching for Yield? Consider Going Global

As they search for quality sources of fixed income, investors may want to think about international opportunities.

  • August 12, 2019
Can Monetary Policy Revitalize Markets?

Important questions remain about whether the return of accommodative monetary policy by the Fed and central banks worldwide can stave off recessionary forces.

Rainy Day Funds: Making Sense of Short-Term Investment Strategies

Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment vehicles that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.

Measuring Market Drivers – Can the Equity and Bond Rally Continue?

Although the rally in fixed income and equities has continued, political tensions and trade uncertainty could present downside risks for investors to consider over the near term.

Innovations in the Exchange-Traded Fund Space Include New Strategies in the Fixed Income Space

A look at the current state of the exchange-traded fund market and evolutions in fixed-income exchange-traded funds

Equity Markets March On, While Bonds Call Recession

How US-China tensions and potentially lower interest rates could affect financial markets and investor portfolios over the near term.

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Six Simple Reasons Why Yesterday’s Volatile Markets Are a Wake-Up Call for Investors Today

The 2019 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors reveals that investors are conflicted about risk, returns and what they can expect from their investments.

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Meet the Team That Makes Loomis Sayles Fixed Income Tick

The Loomis Sayles & Company multisector team talks about how it mixes research, experience, and teamwork in its investment approach.

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Natixis Exchange: Where political uncertainty creates investment opportunity

Three leading portfolio experts explain how they invest in a shifting economic and political landscape.

Fixed Income Investing: Roles Your Bond Portfolio Can Play

Amid interest rate uncertainty, Porfolio Strategist Jack Janasiewicz provides some insights for investors looking to reposition their fixed income allocations.

Nowhere to Hide: 2018 Global Barometer Compares Portfolios from 7 Regions

Insights into model portfolios and asset allocation decisions worldwide that seek to explain key drivers in performance differentials.

Flex Time: Navigating Fixed Income Investing in a Late-Cycle Landscape

Views on Fed rate moves, high yield opportunities, China risks, and the importance of being flexible by Loomis Sayles portfolio manager Elaine Stokes.

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Is the Cycle Over? What Investors Should Know

Watch what the Loomis Sayles Full Discretion team has to say about recession risk.

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Loomis Sayles Update: Active Investors Get Selective in 2019

An overview of where Loomis, Sayles & Company is searching for investment opportunities in the equity and fixed income landscapes.

  • March 28, 2019
Bank Loans: Much More Than a Rising Interest Rates Play

Yield pickup and a steady US economy should favor bank loans in 2019, says product manager for the Loomis, Sayles & Company bank loans team.

  • February 25, 2019
Time to Get More Active about Fixed Income and Equity Investing?

Exploring active fixed income and equity strategies for markets at a crossroads.

  • February 11, 2019
Pursuing More Predictable Return Streams in Flexible Fixed Income

Elaine Stokes of Loomis Sayles’ Multisector Team discusses removing equity and non-dollar volatility in the Investment Grade Bond Fund, and 2019 outlook.

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Unleashing the Superpower Potential of Bonds

When interest rates rise, bonds get a bad rap, but investors may want to think twice before bailing on bonds.

  • February 4, 2019
Income, Volatility and Value Equity Experts Eye Opportunities, Concerns in 2019

Insights from our panel of investment experts on where investors might be best positioned to succeed in the new year.

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Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Fund

Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Fund’s veteran management team discuss the importance of their go-anywhere, best-ideas approach and continuous collaboration, along with where the value is today.

  • December 19, 2018
Searching for Late Cycle Yield Advantage

Loomis Sayles Portfolio Manager Matt Eagan provides a 2019 outlook and his thoughts on where investors may find fixed income opportunities in the months ahead.

Pursuing Hidden Value in Global Bond Markets

Two Loomis Sayles portfolio managers provide their thoughts on potential opportunities in the global fixed income sector in the year ahead.

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Time to Take an Alternative Route to Fixed Income?

Diversifying away from traditional fixed income may be advantageous in a rising rate landscape, explains Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha manager.

Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market

Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.