Markets View More
A look at how the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the consumer asset-backed securities (ABS) space.
Portfolio Manager Jack Janasiewicz discusses how the near-term market picture has been affected by COVID-19 and what an economic restart might look like.
The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including US and global interest rates and potential fixed income opportunities.
Portfolio Construction View More
Passive equity indexing may be less advantageous in the wake of a bear market that is increasing dispersion and creating distinct winners and losers.
The Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF (MVIN) seeks to minimize risk while enhancing portfolio diversification.
Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.
Research View More
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.
Results from the 2019 Global Survey of Professional Fund Buyers predicted increased equity volatility and illustrate how professionals have been positioning portfolios for riskier market scenarios.
Study examines the challenges of attracting and retaining talent in an era of economic, technological and societal transformation in the workplace.
Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.
Green bonds are a direct way to include ESG, reduce a portfolio’s carbon footprint, and access opportunities in a growing market, says a Mirova manager.
How green bonds can contribute to sustainability initiatives while delivering returns for long-term investors is analyzed by Loomis, Sayles & Company research.
Wealth Management View More
Kevin Maeda of Active Index Advisors® on how mitigating the tax costs of investing can help investors keep more of what they earn.
Amid interest rate uncertainty and evidence of slowing growth, the most effective model portfolios may be those that prioritize risk management.
Identifying a portfolio’s risk factors – the underlying investment exposures that drive returns – is a critical step in the asset allocation process.