Loomis Sayles fixed income specialists on how yield curve control (YCC) policies compare to quantitative easing (QE) – and what it could mean for investors.
Amid pandemic-related stimulus relief and vaccination progress, investors may want to consider how to prepare for increased inflation risk.
To shift capital and enable ambitions to become reality, investment projects need a clear purpose and the right mix of public and private investment.
Deregulated power companies in the state of Texas will incur short-term financial pain in light of the recent power crisis, but the news is not all bad.
Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.
PM Mike Tian of WCM Investment Management discusses how some businesses are adapting to a changed business environment as a result of Covid-19.
Amid the clamour for everything ESG today, asset managers, investors and advisors need to decide what they are genuinely trying to achieve.
Steps taken to pursue sustainable alpha generation are explained by Loomis Sayles Growth Equity Strategies CEO and portfolio manager Aziz Hamzaogullari.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek outlines her Top 10 potential risks – and questions to consider – for the year ahead.
Global Market Strategist Esty Dwek discusses prospects for growth, returning to normal, and the risks ahead in the new year.
Uncovering the potential for manager risk in smart beta indexing approaches.
AlphaSimplex Chief Research Strategist, portfolio manager and inventor of “crisis alpha” Kathryn Kaminski discusses how her approach can benefit investors.
Following the quickest selloff and rebound in history, the Natixis Strategist Outlook offers diverging views to the question: What comes next?
A look at how trend-following strategies worked to anticipate and contend with the pandemic crisis of early 2020 as compared to previous crisis events.
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.
Multi-asset credit (MAC) investing provides investors the chance to gain exposure to a globally diverse mix in a single portfolio.
Why increasing case counts may not be the best metric to look at when considering the potential market impact of a COVID-19 second wave.
Even when investors believe they have diversification, they may not. Taking top-level approaches to volatility can help manage risk.
AlphaSimplex Client Portfolio Manager Peter Martin likens his approach to investment portfolios to his experience coaching youth sports.
See why monitoring portfolio allocations for drift, and rebalancing as necessary, has the potential to generate meaningful benefits for clients.
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.
Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.
Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.
Insights into how ETF trading volumes and pricing have been affected by COVID-19 market volatility.
While fiscal and monetary responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis have given markets reasons for optimism, risks and challenges remain.
See how moderate portfolios varied by geographic region at the end of 2019 in the Natixis Investment Managers Global Portfolio Barometer.
COVID-19 supply and demand shocks are being met with historic monetary and fiscal measures – should businesses and investors be concerned about inflation?
Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.
Watch this brief introduction to Natixis Portfolio Clarity®, an institutional-quality portfolio analysis service for financial professionals.
Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment vehicles that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.
Aziz Hamzaogullari, CIO of Growth Equity Strategies at Loomis, Sayles & Company, explains the deeply held beliefs behind his high-conviction, concentrated approach to risk-adjusted excess returns.
With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.
Three ways institutional investors are preparing for a market shift – and how they plan to balance risk management with investment return.