Emerging trends this quarter include higher equity allocations, moves to hedge against inflation and growing interest in model portfolios.
In a strong equity market, institutions are rebalancing into fixed income and looking for opportunities to outsource certain investment management functions.
Experts in the Natixis Investment Managers family say the biggest risk facing investors in the second half of 2021 may be no risk at all.
ESG data, standards and labels are unlikely to drive the change we seek until we first agree on the appropriate change mechanisms.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.
Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.
Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment vehicles that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.
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.