Potential Winners and Losers From Biden’s Climate Plan

Potential Winners and Losers From Biden’s Climate Plan

🕔15:15, 31.Aug 2020

T. Rowe Price Insights on the U.S. Election Regulations would affect the energy sector and automotive industry Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has an ambitious climate agenda, headlined by pledges to eliminate …  

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Measuring and Managing Carbon Risk in Investment Portfolios

Measuring and Managing Carbon Risk in Investment Portfolios

🕔13:16, 31.Aug 2020

This article studies the impact of carbon risk on stock pricing. To address this, we consider the seminal approach of Görgen et al. (2019), who proposed estimating the carbon financial risk of equities by their carbon beta. 

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Accelerating for European Take-off

Accelerating for European Take-off

🕔11:23, 31.Aug 2020

Dutch Pension Industry €1.5 trillion ESG ‘Green Swan’  The €1.5 trillion Dutch pensions industry, the largest in the European Union, and the fourth biggest in the world, is driving forward in adopting ESG (environmental, social and governance) principles to colour

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Swiss Equities and Long-Term CMA in this week’s Top Five

Swiss Equities and Long-Term CMA in this week’s Top Five

🕔11:00, 29.Aug 2020

#35 Another week has passed and in this blogpost you can find the best read research on OpinioPro. Next week, a few interesting webinars are held. For example, VanEck hosts a webinar called “Moat investing in uncertain markets” on Wednesday

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Family Offices: Global Landscape and Key Trends

Family Offices: Global Landscape and Key Trends

🕔16:18, 28.Aug 2020

Provide a macro overview of Family Offices and global trends within the industry Offer key learnings from selected best in class family offices

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ESG in LGIM’s Active EMD investment process

ESG in LGIM’s Active EMD investment process

🕔15:10, 28.Aug 2020

As fixed income professionals, one question we find ourselves increasingly answering is: How do you make the connection between environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations and credit? For most people, there is an intuitive connection to be made when it

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An Overview of Low Volatility Strategies

An Overview of Low Volatility Strategies

🕔13:32, 28.Aug 2020

Smart Beta strategies, such as low volatility, can allow investors to modify their portfolios to better reflect their ongoing return-risk appetite in their strategic allocation. It is possible to build defensiveness into portfolios, while maintaining a degree of upside potential,

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The tipping point – a new reality for offices?

The tipping point – a new reality for offices?

🕔11:40, 28.Aug 2020

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. How has my experience differed from others? Do I have a private workspace

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Quality Growth: Resilient businesses in a low-rate world

Quality Growth: Resilient businesses in a low-rate world

🕔09:46, 28.Aug 2020

Growth stocks have continued to outpace value stocks in the recent market volatility Quality Growth, a subset of the growth universe, has shown relative resilience in this selloff Experienced management teams, robust balance sheets, high return on capital and strong

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Sins of omission: managing omission risk in discretionary strategies

Sins of omission: managing omission risk in discretionary strategies

🕔08:02, 28.Aug 2020

Persistent positive skew in the distribution of returns across index constituents suggests that a successful active equity management program must include a process to mitigate omission risk – i.e. the opportunity cost of missing out highreturning stocks that buoy average

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US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

🕔15:10, 27.Aug 2020

We believe central bank stimulus has reduced the probability of stronger investment-grade bonds being overwhelmed by further bouts of market volatility. Fresh US interest-rate cuts should also encourage European and Asian investors back to US corporate bonds, as hedging back

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Focus on Engagement

Focus on Engagement

🕔13:15, 27.Aug 2020

Engagement with companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics offers a path to greater understanding and confidence about the suitability of an investment. At M&G, we take a systematic and methodical approach to engagement that involves identifying clear objectives

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Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

🕔11:23, 27.Aug 2020

Gold Passes Two Important Sign-Posts The gold bull market passed two important sign-posts in July. The strength of the market is impressive as it blew through $1,800 and the all-time high of $1,921. These prices had been major technical resistance

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In a post-Covid world, pension funds need to cast a wider net

In a post-Covid world, pension funds need to cast a wider net

🕔09:29, 27.Aug 2020

As we face the prospects of a stop-start economic recovery, could flexible mandates with a ‘go-anywhere’ remit be the optimal approach?  The early ‘tenties’ was a golden era for multiasset credit (MAC), with multiple investment funds launching to meet growing

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Softening high-yield fundamentals signal caution following Q2 rebound

Softening high-yield fundamentals signal caution following Q2 rebound

🕔07:39, 27.Aug 2020

Following a historic plunge in Q1, US high-yield corporate bonds delivered strong gains in Q2. The intervention of governments and central banks provided unprecedented support for global financial markets and bolstered investors’ appetite for risk. The market showed technical strength

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Barometer: Corona conundrum

Barometer: Corona conundrum

🕔15:10, 26.Aug 2020

De markten hebben zich sterk gehouden dankzij voortdurende stimuleringsmaatregelen, maar Covid19 moet nog worden verslagen. De vrees voor een tweede golf en de toenemende politieke risico's pleiten voor voorzichtigheid van de beleggers.

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Strategic views for a post-Covid world

Strategic views for a post-Covid world

🕔12:51, 26.Aug 2020

Weekly commentary The pandemic has sped up key structural trends and triggered substantial market swings, precipitating an urgent need to rethink strategic asset allocations. Among …

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Multi-Asset Solutions Weekly Strategy Report

Multi-Asset Solutions Weekly Strategy Report

🕔11:03, 26.Aug 2020

Global markets and multi-asset portfolios The rebound in global equities has been quite dramatic, but so too has been the recovery in the market pricing of inflation, especially in the U.S. Since March, 10-year U.S. CPI swaps and Treasury inflation

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AXA IM Roundtable: Nederlandse pensioensector is Groene Zwaan in de dop

AXA IM Roundtable: Nederlandse pensioensector is Groene Zwaan in de dop

🕔09:50, 26.Aug 2020

De outperformance van duurzame beleggingen gedurende de Covid-19 crisis in combinatie met het groeiend aanbod aan duurzaamheidsinformatie en kwantitatieve methoden om deze in portefeuilleconstructie om te zetten, versnellen de vergroening van het Nederlandse pensioenvermogen. En dat kan tot ver over

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Risk-off sentiment leads Treasury yields lower

Risk-off sentiment leads Treasury yields lower

🕔07:57, 26.Aug 2020

U.S. Treasury yields fell steadily last week, led by longer maturities, and the yield curve flattened significantly. Wednesday’s 20-year maturity auction overwhelmed investor demand and pushed yields briefly higher, but cautious attitudes prevailed and yields fell …

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The Globe

The Globe

🕔14:53, 25.Aug 2020

Eurizon’s Investment View  Covid-19 cases are confirmed to be accelerating in the Southern States of the US, in Latin America and in other emerging countries, but are not generating tensions on the markets. This is because the spreading of the

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Sovereign Contingent Bonds: How Emerging Countries Might Prepay for Debt Relief

Sovereign Contingent Bonds: How Emerging Countries Might Prepay for Debt Relief

🕔09:57, 25.Aug 2020

Emerging countries have been in the midst of a crisis that is not of their own making. A great majority of these countries are navigating the crisis fairly well. Others are struggling, and a few have defaulted on their external

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Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

🕔07:39, 25.Aug 2020

Since our last forecast in May we have seen a further easing of lockdowns, particularly in Europe, and a gradual resumption of economic activity. The US has seen a second wave of outbreaks in the southern states and cases in

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Valuing Bitcoin

Valuing Bitcoin

🕔14:45, 24.Aug 2020

“It’s an insurance policy in case inflation comes back again as it did in the 1970s. I would say that if that’s a sensible thing to do, then, certainly to have 1 to 2% of your assets in Bitcoin makes

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Uncertainty Phase on the Market Continues

Uncertainty Phase on the Market Continues

🕔12:57, 24.Aug 2020

Markets at a glance In the course of the week, the markets remained very uncertain and highly influenced by the evolution of the contagion curve at the global level. On the US curve, the 2-year rate was confirmed …

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