Global equities – where to from here?

Global equities – where to from here?

🕔16:29, 15.May 2020

Global Perspectives – february 2020 2019 was the culmination of an exceptionally strong decade for equity markets. By some measures the past 10 years have seen the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in US history and the longest bull market ever.

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Excessive pessimism?

Excessive pessimism?

🕔16:27, 15.May 2020

Global Market Outlook  Volatility illustrates value of diversified allocations As of 27 February, global equities were down -7.5% since the start of 2020 while Corporate and EM bonds returned 1.1% and 1.7% respectively, as lower US Treasury yields led prices

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What do we know about Coronavirus Covid-19 at this stage?

What do we know about Coronavirus Covid-19 at this stage?

🕔16:06, 15.May 2020

FLASH What do we know about Coronavirus Covid-19 at this stage? There is still some uncertainty over its toxicity as data from the Hubei province are very different from other affected countries. For example, the mortality rate ranges from 0.1%,

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The Facts Behind Factor Performance

The Facts Behind Factor Performance

🕔15:58, 15.May 2020

The Invesco White Paper Series – March 2020 Due to its simplicity, market-cap weighting has long been a popular means of calculating the composition of market indexes. But as an investment strategy, market-cap weighting has limitations — frequently resulting in outsized

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We believe the expansaion phase of the credit cycle is over

We believe the expansaion phase of the credit cycle is over

🕔15:18, 15.May 2020

Several countries are now heading into downturns, largely because of the demand shock from COVID-19. However, we have been impressed by the global monetary and fiscal policy response so far. We anticipate a broad rebound later this year on the back

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Central banks are entering a new regime: unlimited support

Central banks are entering a new regime: unlimited support

🕔15:10, 15.May 2020

Cross Asset Investment Strategy Markets (financial cycle) are leading the economic cycle and will bottom out before the end of the coronavirus pandemic. However, they would stabilise once reassured on three points: The cyclical pattern of the pandemic, or when

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Asset Allocation Committee Outlook 2Q20

Asset Allocation Committee Outlook 2Q20

🕔15:05, 15.May 2020

Attempts to flatten but lengthen the growth curve of COVID-19 infections through social distancing and self-isolation will hopefully save lives and keep healthcare systems running. The price to pay is a steep reduction in economic activity. In this quarter’s Outlook,

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Portfolio factor allocation schemes

Portfolio factor allocation schemes

🕔15:05, 15.May 2020

The decision over which factors to allocate to, and in what magnitude, has a significant impact on investment outcomes and is an important consideration for investors employing a factor approach to achieve investment objectives. It is analogous to the asset

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The Effectiveness of Short-Selling Bans

The Effectiveness of Short-Selling Bans

🕔15:05, 15.May 2020

An Academic View As the COVID-19 virus continues to tighten its grip on the world – causing wide spread lockdowns and large-scale disruptions to global supply chains – governments, central banks, and regulators have been left with little choice but

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Is a global rebound on hold?

Is a global rebound on hold?

🕔15:03, 15.May 2020

Quarterly Investment Strategy  Rarely has a quarter been subjected to so many global risk issues as the first quarter of 2020. The year started with high tensions between the US and Iran which appeared on the brink of a war.

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Opportunities and qualities in GCC bonds

Opportunities and qualities in GCC bonds

🕔14:58, 15.May 2020

As investors navigate new market uncertainties, we believe the trend away from traditional asset classes in the search for income in a low-yield environment is likely to continue, if not accelerate, as the world begins to navigate a new economic

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A sudden stop

A sudden stop

🕔14:57, 15.May 2020

House views The global spread of COVID-19 and containment policies deployed to contain its spread have created an economic “sudden stop”. A sharp recession now seems inevitable, and there are many uncertainties about what follows. Market pricing discounts a 2008-like

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Bear Markets End With Recessions

Bear Markets End With Recessions

🕔14:55, 15.May 2020

On the Markets In the past month, we've experienced a full bear market, down 20%, and a full bull market, up 20%. Of course, this extreme volatility follows a period of extreme calm, during which we observed some of the

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Morningstar Sustainability Atlas

Morningstar Sustainability Atlas

🕔14:55, 15.May 2020

Northern Europe set the global standard, along with Hong Kong and Taiwan. The U.S. scores fairly and shows low Carbon Risk.   This report examines the sustainability profiles of Morningstar’s 48 country-specific equity indexes. The country indexes, which span developed and

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Reports of Value’s Death May Be Greatly Exaggerated

Reports of Value’s Death May Be Greatly Exaggerated

🕔14:54, 15.May 2020

Value investing has underperformed growth investing for over 13 years. We examine several narratives that suggest why the long-term efficacy of the value factor may be dead. Using a bootstrap analysis, we show the likelihood of observing such a large

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Pastures new: Asset Liability Management in today’s reporting environment

Pastures new: Asset Liability Management in today’s reporting environment

🕔14:54, 15.May 2020

The methods that insurers use to report profit to shareholders and solvency to regulators have been changing. This is the result of new accounting standards and solvency capital regulation in many markets. This has meaningful Asset Liability Management (ALM) implications

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A game plan for the volatility

A game plan for the volatility

🕔14:52, 15.May 2020

Multi-Asset Outlook It’s been a humbling quarter. We thought 2020 would be a pretty good year in financial markets considering solid leading economic indicators and lower tail risks from the US-China trade war and Brexit. Then came COVID-19, followed by

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Coronavirus: A Nightmare on Main Street

Coronavirus: A Nightmare on Main Street

🕔14:52, 15.May 2020

Investment Outlook Economically, “social distancing,” quarantines, and related shut-downs, along with the fast spread of the virus, have cast a fog over financial-market expectations, leading to declines in a range of assets—including some perceived as risky and others traditionally thought

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Investment Outlook

Investment Outlook

🕔14:51, 15.May 2020

The global economy, undermined by the trade war between Washington and Beijing, was already showing signs of slowing in 2019. It was hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic. The containment and exceptional means decided by governments to limit risks have

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Global recession inevitable, but where will it end?

Global recession inevitable, but where will it end?

🕔14:50, 15.May 2020

Q2 Outlook update The COVID-19 pandemic has evolved into a full-blown economic crisis of proportions not seen since World War II. All around the world, lockdown measures have been implemented, leading to a near standstill in economic activity across various

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– US client – SchrodersCurrent views: our views on asset classes at a glance

– US client – SchrodersCurrent views: our views on asset classes at a glance

🕔14:50, 15.May 2020

Asset Allocation views – US client – Schroders

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Market Compass

Market Compass

🕔14:49, 15.May 2020

April 2020 The Covid-19’s economic damages start to be felt, we expect an unprecedented GDP contraction in Q2 in both, Europe and the US. Tentative signs of recovery in China. The policy action in the US has been quick and

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PE Investing at Turning Points in the Market Cycle

PE Investing at Turning Points in the Market Cycle

🕔14:47, 15.May 2020

Shifting assets from public to private equity in and around recent major downturns has been a rewarding strategy. The spread of the coronavirus has upended the economic cycle and the long public equity bull market. Acknowledging that the length and

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Safety first

Safety first

🕔14:46, 15.May 2020

Q2 Outlook In our last quarterly outlook, we flagged our cautious posture on risk assets, taken due to a number of smouldering risks on the horizon. One risk we did not highlight, however, was that a pandemic would break out,

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The World Holds its Breath – So Do Capital Markets

The World Holds its Breath – So Do Capital Markets

🕔14:43, 15.May 2020

Global Market Outlook At the beginning of April, the global GLOCAP sample portfolio (50% equities, 50% cash) remains 33.3% overweight in equities. Nonetheless, the assessment of the fundamental economic market environment has changed significantly given the serious turbulence on …

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