Coronavirus: The Global Economic Threat

Coronavirus: The Global Economic Threat

🕔13:45, 9.Mar 2020

Gauging the Virus How Widespread and How Virulent? Chinese Economic Impact …    

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S&P 500 Low Volatility Index: Five Decades of History

S&P 500 Low Volatility Index: Five Decades of History

🕔12:39, 9.Mar 2020

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) publishes a series of low volatility indices, offering market participants a perspective on the returns of lower volatility equities and forming the basis for index-linked products globally. 1 Low volatility indices have typically outperformed

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The Half-Discovered Continent: U.S. Equities Beyond the S&P 500

The Half-Discovered Continent: U.S. Equities Beyond the S&P 500

🕔11:30, 9.Mar 2020

Investors the world over have made allocations to U.S. stocks, which include some of the world’s largest companies. Ex-U.S. investors appear to have explored little beyond the so-called “blue chips,” however. As shown later, European fund investors, in particular, have

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Topics: Coronavirus severity and global impacts

Topics: Coronavirus severity and global impacts

🕔10:27, 9.Mar 2020

New infections in Wuhan/Hubei and the rest of China have fallen sharply, although new infections in Hubei are still running in the hundreds (it seems like Wuhan, in contrast to the rest of China, is being left to fend for

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Muted optimism

Muted optimism

🕔10:07, 9.Mar 2020

Over the last few weeks, world stock markets continued to be fuelled by strong risk appe- tite and inflows. However, more recently we have seen volatility rising as news on the coronavirus is turning worse. Markets can no longer ignore

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Coronavirus Casts Shadow Over Credit Outlook

Coronavirus Casts Shadow Over Credit Outlook

🕔09:05, 9.Mar 2020

Global Credit Conditions While there continues to be high uncertainty about the rate of spread and timing of the peak of the 2019 new coronavirus (Covid-19), modeling by academics with expertise in epidemiology indicates a likely range for the peak

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How to become part of the solution

How to become part of the solution

🕔07:59, 9.Mar 2020

Round Table on Climate Adaptation limate adaptation is a relatively new topic for investors but gaining importance quickly. Universities, ngo’s, governments and engineering organizations are also working on adaptation from their perspectives. Sharing and discussing different perspectives contributes to evaluating

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Revised set of future scenarios

Revised set of future scenarios

🕔06:58, 9.Mar 2020

Changes in the strategic asset allocation Today, we present the key results of the recent annual strategy review for the LGT Endowment, or Princely Portfolio. In brief, we decided to raise the allocation to equities and private real estate somewhat,

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Caution and patience needed in the short term

Caution and patience needed in the short term

🕔15:46, 6.Mar 2020

For long term investors, risk premiums still favour equities Could the coronavirus epidemic severely dampen the sentiment that at the beginning of the year was decidedly more optimistic as regards to a stabilization of the world economy? Most certainly. The SARS episode of 2003

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Bulls infected by a virus

Bulls infected by a virus

🕔14:36, 6.Mar 2020

Multi Asset Monthly Global Strategy The trade truce and the stabilization in manufacturing data have reduced recession risks, but it is still too early to give an all-clear signal. How much damage business confidence has already suffered remains a question,

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A new decade for private markets

A new decade for private markets

🕔13:29, 6.Mar 2020

McKinsey Global Private Markets Review 2020 Private markets complete an impressive decade of growth. Private market assets under manage- ment (AUM) grew by 10 percent in 2019, and $4 trillion in the past decade, an increase of 170 percent, while

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When China sneezes

When China sneezes

🕔12:58, 6.Mar 2020

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint he coronavirus casts a dark shadow over the world economy by threatening to derail the revival in growth which began in the latter part of 2019. Economic indicators up to January continued to show a steady

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Coronavirus COVID-19: Facts and Insights

Coronavirus COVID-19: Facts and Insights

🕔12:05, 6.Mar 2020

Updated: February 28, 2020 COVID-19 is, first and foremost, a humanitarian challenge. COVID-19 has affected communities on multiple continents, with over 2,800 deaths out of over 82,000 reported cases. To date, Wuhan and Hubei province have been the most affected

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reasury yields plunge as coronavirus fears intensify

reasury yields plunge as coronavirus fears intensify

🕔11:04, 6.Mar 2020

U.S. Treasury yields fell to record lows last week, led by shorter maturities. The yield curve steepened as a result. Plummeting yields supported positive total returns for all but the highest risk sectors. Markets now expect the Federal Reserve (Fed)

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Spread of SARS-CoV-2 to Europe

Spread of SARS-CoV-2 to Europe

🕔09:55, 6.Mar 2020

SARS-CoV-2 to weigh on economic outlook  Since the outbreak of the new Coronavirus in China at the end of December 2019, the situation has changed significantly. The number of infected people is tenfold compared to the SARS epidemic from 2003

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Policy missteps could hurt markets more than the virus

Policy missteps could hurt markets more than the virus

🕔08:55, 6.Mar 2020

Perspectives on the Coronavirus Outbreak The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is the cause of COVID-19, a severe respiratory disease first detected in Wuhan, China…  

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Equity investors may be in for a rude awakening

Equity investors may be in for a rude awakening

🕔07:52, 6.Mar 2020

House View The sky is currently the limit for global equities. After delivering stellar results in 2019 – global equity returns were 28%, the best result since 2009 — US and European markets climbed to even new heights in early

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The Passive Paradox

The Passive Paradox

🕔06:46, 6.Mar 2020

Indexology WINTER 2020 Magazine Fifty years ago there were no index funds. All investment portfolios were “active, ” which meant that their managers attempted to outperform benchmark indices like the S&P 500 ® . Today, we estimate that between one quarter

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Clear differentiation indispensable

Clear differentiation indispensable

🕔16:00, 5.Mar 2020

High-yield market remains supported by favourable capital market environment The market for EUR bonds from non-financial companies with speculative rating has been growing steadily in recent years. The expansive monetary policy of the ECB has strongly contributed to this, causing

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Focus: Effects of Covid-19

Focus: Effects of Covid-19

🕔14:56, 5.Mar 2020

Markets in turmoil – our outlook Nobody can currently estimate how fast and how far the new coronavirus will spread. The markets have reacted strongly this week, probably too strongly, to the global spread of the virus. We expect the

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Virus outbreak turns us cautious

Virus outbreak turns us cautious

🕔13:51, 5.Mar 2020

Weekly commentary The spread of the coronavirus beyond China has opened up a new global dimension to the epidemic – and potential for a sharper economic drag from efforts to contain it. We expect the economic expansion to remain intact,

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Trying to think beyond the trough

Trying to think beyond the trough

🕔12:47, 5.Mar 2020

Research & Strategy Insights  Chinese normalisation may come too late The first macro data on China reflecting the state of the economy since the start of the epidemic is trickling in and the collapse in the official composite Purchasing Management

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In Credit

In Credit

🕔11:45, 5.Mar 2020

Two months down. Macro / government bonds Core government bonds remain the favoured asset class in these times of turmoil. Indeed, last week the benchmark 10-year US treasury reached a new all time yield low of 1.14%. The ICE BofA

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SARS-Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the Economic, Investment, and Political Implications

SARS-Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the Economic, Investment, and Political Implications

🕔10:33, 5.Mar 2020

Update on SARS-Coronavirus-2 Since early January, when China publicly disclosed SARS-CoV-2, the virus has spread to each province in China, with the central province of Hubei and its capital of Wuhan as the epicenters of the outbreak …

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Shock, crisis, rinse, repeat

🕔10:13, 5.Mar 2020

You have seen all of this before. If you have been in the business since 2008, you’ll understand that the Federal Reserve’s shock-driven inter-meeting rate cut of 50 basis points validates that we are officially in crisis mode. The last

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