Compass Q1 2019

Compass Q1 2019

🕔17:02, 31.Dec 2018

After a sustained period of almost perfect calm in capital markets, with most assets riding on the coat-tails of a synchronised acceleration in global growth, 2018 has provided a very different experience for investors. While the US economy surged on

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Slecht jaar voor belegger

Slecht jaar voor belegger

🕔17:02, 31.Dec 2018

Beleggingsvisie 2019 Het jaar 2018 is een slecht beleggingsjaar geworden. Nadat aandelen aan het begin van het vierde kwartaal op het hoogste punt ooit stonden, volgde een forse correctie. Door de lage rente kunnen obligaties geen tegenwicht meer bieden aan

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Emerging Market Debt: Going into the new year with  more realistic prices

Emerging Market Debt: Going into the new year with more realistic prices

🕔13:04, 31.Dec 2018

Emerging markets as an investment class overall suffered a setback in investor sentiment in 2018, despite strong economic growth. William Ledward, Robert Nelson, Nicholas Hardingham and Stephanie Ouwendijk of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group take a look at emerging-market debt.

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The Late Cycle Lament: The Dual Economy, Minsky Moments, and Other Concerns

The Late Cycle Lament: The Dual Economy, Minsky Moments, and Other Concerns

🕔13:04, 31.Dec 2018

White Paper Overoptimism and overconfidence are two well-known psychological traits of our species. They are particularly dangerous in the late stages of an economic cycle where these terrible twins result in investors overestimating return and underestimating risk – a potentially

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Emerging Market Debt: Going into the new year with  more realistic prices

Emerging Market Debt: Going into the new year with more realistic prices

🕔13:04, 31.Dec 2018

Emerging markets as an investment class overall suffered a setback in investor sentiment in 2018, despite strong economic growth. William Ledward, Robert Nelson, Nicholas Hardingham and Stephanie Ouwendijk of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group take a look at emerging-market debt.

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Experts on Climate Change

Experts on Climate Change

🕔13:04, 31.Dec 2018

Until recently it would have seemed far-fetched that a climate scientist would be the opening keynote speaker at a conference of central banks and financial sector regulators. But earlier this year Dr. Emily Shuckburgh of the British Antarctic Survey found

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Reaping the Benefits of Disruptive Technology

Reaping the Benefits of Disruptive Technology

🕔07:00, 29.Dec 2018

A joint survey conducted by Eagle Investment Systems and Hegarty Group specifically identifies how asset managers are deploying emerging technologies. The bigger question for many, also addressed, is how organizations can take the necessary steps today to access the impending

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Some Rising Pressure Points in Global Debt

Some Rising Pressure Points in Global Debt

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

Analysis Global leverage has been rising as a share of GDP over the past decade. This is a growing concern, as questions around sustainability loom large in some pockets. Also, although global financial conditions remain largely accommodative, debt servicing costs

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As the tide goes out…

As the tide goes out…

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

As the tide of easy monetary policy slowly goes out, global markets face another challenging year. Yet 2019 will be very different from 2018, as the US economy is set to fall off its pedestal; the Fed will pause this

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A Look Ahead to 2019 Shifting Emphasis From Return to Risk

A Look Ahead to 2019 Shifting Emphasis From Return to Risk

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, the marketplace has become increasingly littered with yearsin-review and return forecasts for the new calendar year. But forecasting is hard and forecasting market returns for a 12-month period is even harder. In their simplest

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Turbulentie op de financiële markten

Turbulentie op de financiële markten

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

Sinds begin oktober zien we toenemende koersbeweeglijkheid op de financiële markten. Terugkerende geopolitieke zorgen, onder andere over Italië, de brexit en de handelsoorlog tussen de VS en China, drukken een negatief stempel op het beleggerssentiment. Wat zijn de recente ontwikkelingen

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New Kids on the Block: China as a new force in the wealth-tech market

New Kids on the Block: China as a new force in the wealth-tech market

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

Technology has changed the traditional way of wealth management. Retail investors used to manage their wealth through the traditional means offered by banks and securities firms, so they suffered from inconvenience, unfavorable experiences, and high fees. For example, the user

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Distortion, divergence and diversification

Distortion, divergence and diversification

🕔15:02, 28.Dec 2018

Global Investment Outlook The global economy holds the potential to maintain solid momentum in 2019, in our view, underpinned by the strength of US fundamentals and demand. Volatility returned to global financial markets in 2018 as the narrative around synchronized

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2019 Outlook: A Year of Transitions

2019 Outlook: A Year of Transitions

🕔14:04, 28.Dec 2018

Trade, higher interest rates and politics dominated financial markets in 2018, resulting in a volatile and challenging year for investors. After a strong run, global equity markets corrected, adjusting to a new environment of higher rates and a less accommodative

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Confronting China

Confronting China

🕔14:04, 28.Dec 2018

Weekly Economic Commentary Over the past few decades, China has transformed itself from a minor economy with little global trade to the world’s largest exporter. China is now commonly referred to as the world’s factory, for good reason. Besides low

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Economic Bulletin

Economic Bulletin

🕔14:22, 27.Dec 2018

At its monetary policy meeting on 13 December, the Governing Council decided to end the net asset purchases in December 2018, while keeping the key ECB interest rates unchanged and enhancing the forward guidance on reinvestment. While incoming information has

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Sanitaire- en drinkwatervoorzieningen: een verborgen parel voor investeerders

Sanitaire- en drinkwatervoorzieningen: een verborgen parel voor investeerders

🕔09:03, 26.Dec 2018

Investment View Investeren in sanitaire- en drinkwatervoorzieningen biedt mogelijkheden voor beleggers om een positieve impact te hebben én aantrekkelijke rendementen te realiseren NN Investment Partners belegt in bedrijven met sterke innovatieve businessmodellen die zich richten op transformerende oplossingen voor maatschappelijke

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Adjusting our targets for 2019

Adjusting our targets for 2019

🕔13:04, 25.Dec 2018

How should a hedge fund have positioned itself if it had known the U.S. Federal Reserve's (Fed's) decisions and press release a day ahead of the market? Until lunchtime on Wednesday noon its staff might have reasonably concluded that the

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Long-term perspective on markets and economies Long-term perspective on markets and economies

Long-term perspective on markets and economies Long-term perspective on markets and economies

🕔13:04, 25.Dec 2018

If you are feeling particularly uncertain about investing heading into 2019, you’re not alone. With major economies entering late-cycle territory, volatility rising, monetary policy tightening and a trade war brewing, you may be wondering how to position your portfolio. This

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Inflatierisico

Inflatierisico

🕔13:04, 25.Dec 2018

Het doel van pensioenfondsen is om hun deelnemers van een goed en waardevast pensioen te voorzien. Veel pensioenfondsen streven er daarom naar de pensioenen jaarlijks te verhogen met de inflatie. Deze jaarlijkse verhoging wordt indexatie of toeslag genoemd. In de

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Midterms result in split Congress

Midterms result in split Congress

🕔03:01, 23.Dec 2018

The US midterm elections are poised to result in a split Congress, with the Democrats taking the House of Representatives (HoR) and the Republicans holding the Senate, as widely expected. Projections suggest the Democrats are likely to win around 230

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Alternative Risk Premia: Crisis or Opportunity?

Alternative Risk Premia: Crisis or Opportunity?

🕔12:06, 22.Dec 2018

We define and study the alternative risk premia (ARP) universe through four distinct core strategy types: equity neutral, volatility, trend, and macro. We believe that a host of underlying drivers, which include rising price volatility, individual factor investing risks, and

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Organisations’ preparedness for Brexit: an internal audit perspective

Organisations’ preparedness for Brexit: an internal audit perspective

🕔14:34, 21.Dec 2018

More than two years after the Brexit referendum, the UK will be leaving the European Union on 29 March 2019. Due to its complicated nature, Brexit has the potential to be a major disruptor to business as more than 40

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The natural rate of interest: estimates, drivers, and challenges to monetary policy

The natural rate of interest: estimates, drivers, and challenges to monetary policy

🕔14:19, 21.Dec 2018

Occasional Paper Series Using a wide range of models we document a protracted fall in the natural (or neutral) rate of interest in advanced economies, driven by ageing, waning productivity growth, a rise in mark-ups, and a surge in risk

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The future of central banking

The future of central banking

🕔14:19, 21.Dec 2018

New Keynesian DSGE models, fashionable with central banks, have too long ignored the insights of the Information Economics Revolution to which Joseph Stiglitz made seminal contributions. Further, these models have failed to assimilate important research insights from encompassing alternative theories,

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