Climate Change and Credit Risk

Climate Change and Credit Risk

🕔17:27, 18.Sep 2020

An EDHEC-Risk Institute Working Paper As climate change and global warming are addressed by tougher regulation by governments (especially in the form of carbon pricing mechanisms), new emerging technologies, and shifts in consumer behaviors, global investors are increasingly concerned with

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Climate change and emerging markets: assessing opportunities and challenges

Climate change and emerging markets: assessing opportunities and challenges

🕔15:29, 18.Sep 2020

Emerging markets (EMs) are on the front lines of climate change, facing challenges that could hamper economic development and jeopardise human health and capital assets. Physical climate risks such as extreme heat, droughts, supernormal rain events, water scarcity and poor

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Emerging Market Debt Rallies on a Wave of Liquidity

Emerging Market Debt Rallies on a Wave of Liquidity

🕔15:27, 18.Sep 2020

On the back of a second-quarter rally across emerging market debt (EMD), sovereign bond vulnerabilities still vary signifi cantly by region and country. Lower oil prices offer a boost to oil importers like the Dominican Republic, but if prices fall

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New opportunities emerge across the credit spectrum

New opportunities emerge across the credit spectrum

🕔15:26, 18.Sep 2020

Spotlight on private credit markets Private credit: recent developments In periods of market disruption, private market activity tends to get adversely impacted, the degree to which depends on the severity and length of time the public market disruption lasts. Private

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Accessing Dislocated Corporate Credit in Emerging Markets

Accessing Dislocated Corporate Credit in Emerging Markets

🕔15:18, 18.Sep 2020

Over the last five months, market participants have been following the COVID-19 pandemic as it has evolved into a global health crisis and forced various forms of lockdown across the world. The next 12-18 months …

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The Future is Open

The Future is Open

🕔15:07, 18.Sep 2020

Our clients are constantly grappling with market uncertainty, shrinking margins, changing regulatory requirements and a fast- changing technology landscape. As a result, their investment …

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Grappling with the New Reality of Zero Bond Yields Virtually Everywhere

Grappling with the New Reality of Zero Bond Yields Virtually Everywhere

🕔15:02, 18.Sep 2020

It is now a reality that long-term bond yields are at or near zero in the US and virtually everywhere. There are so many implications of this that it takes some time to recognize and absorb them all and then

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The Next Normal -The recovery will be digital

The Next Normal -The recovery will be digital

🕔14:52, 18.Sep 2020

Welcome to the “next normal”—the new reality emerging from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. How will life, public health, and business continue to change? We’ve chronicled our response in a wide-ranging series of publications—more than 500 articles and counting since the

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Women in the city

Women in the city

🕔13:13, 18.Sep 2020

Think global  Bringing women into the labour force increases the productivity of companies and cities. Various studies cite a number of reasons to support this conclusion. The most obvious cause is that the economy simply loses out on the talents,

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Stock prices slip, although sentiment remains positive

Stock prices slip, although sentiment remains positive

🕔09:26, 18.Sep 2020

For the first time in nearly five months, U.S. equities experienced back-toback weekly losses, with the S&P 500 Index declining 2.5%.1 The weakness was due to overbought conditions (especially in technology) plus mounting skepticism over prospects for another fiscal stimulus

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Future of humans

Future of humans

🕔07:36, 18.Sep 2020

Humanity is facing two important trends. Over the next 30 years, our numbers will grow and our average age will increase. These demographic trends are taking place alongside huge structural shifts. The Fourth Industrial Revolution—powered by automation and connectivity—and the

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What’s the impact of Covid-19 on ESG investing?

What’s the impact of Covid-19 on ESG investing?

🕔14:31, 16.Sep 2020

As the world starts to look beyond crisis management and focus returns to non-coronavirus-related objectives, improved regulation could become an unexpected ESG benefit of the pandemic. Back in 2019, all the signs were that 2020 was set to be THE

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Sizing the green economy: Green Revenues and the EU taxonomy

Sizing the green economy: Green Revenues and the EU taxonomy

🕔11:32, 16.Sep 2020

The greening of the global economy presents significant opportunities to investors. However, investors and policymakers face a common challenge: How can green business activities be systematically identified, categorized …

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Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

Dollar Weakness Helps Gold To All-Time Highs

🕔09:45, 16.Sep 2020

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 points set a decade ago.

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Rising debt, weak growth highlight active selection

Rising debt, weak growth highlight active selection

🕔07:54, 16.Sep 2020

Winners vs. Losers in Credit The extraordinary monetary and fiscal policy measures enacted during the pandemic have added further impetus to the trend of rising corporate debt and less stringent lending standards that began in the aftermath of the global

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Japan: Beyond Abe, but nog beyond Abenomics

Japan: Beyond Abe, but nog beyond Abenomics

🕔14:55, 15.Sep 2020

Multi-Asset Solutions Weekly Strategy Report  Global markets and multi-asset portfolios  In late August, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his resignation because of health problems. Abe had served for nearly eight years, with his administration lending stability to Japanese politics

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Why we stay moderately pro-risk

Why we stay moderately pro-risk

🕔13:01, 15.Sep 2020

Weekly commentary The broad macro backdrop has been improving, risk assets have rallied a long way, and increasing market volatility points to risks that investors will need to navigate as the U.S. presidential election draws closer. All this leaves us …

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Weekly Market Recap

Weekly Market Recap

🕔11:09, 15.Sep 2020

The continuing lack of progress in Congress on a new stimulus package seemed to be weighing on sentiment, with investors particularly worried about the building financial pressures on states and municipalities. On Thursday, Republicans brought …

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Four stages of impact reporting

Four stages of impact reporting

🕔09:17, 15.Sep 2020

Our impact equity strategies seek out companies that are actively and deliberately making the world a better place To aid in this, we have defined four stages of impact reporting: SDG contribution, quantity of impact, quality of impact, and true

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CIO View – Investment Traffic Lights

CIO View – Investment Traffic Lights

🕔08:06, 15.Sep 2020

MARKET OVERVIEW  In August, investors were risk-on and helped the stock markets in particular to some new record highs. The economic recovery continues to progress but is losing some of its momentum. From a strategic point of view we see

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The mystery of SOE debt

The mystery of SOE debt

🕔14:32, 14.Sep 2020

The great majority of SOE funding is domestically sourced by local banks.1 However, within the past decade, SOEs have chosen to diversify their funding sources by venturing into the international capital markets. As a result, SOE debt has become a

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Working Paper Climate Change Investment Framework

Working Paper Climate Change Investment Framework

🕔13:24, 14.Sep 2020

This paper presents a simple holistic approach to build climate risk-resilient investment portfolios based on the three key objectives of the Paris Agreement: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, alignment of financial flows with a low-carbon, climate resilient pathway. We

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Grindin’ Higher

Grindin’ Higher

🕔11:31, 14.Sep 2020

August 2020 Bitcoin Volatility Report • A surge in volatility in late-July trickled into August and subsequently drove annualized volatility up to an intramonth high of 60% on August 25, in addition to a +53% jump MoM in volume traded.

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What won’t be in the strategy review

What won’t be in the strategy review

🕔09:37, 14.Sep 2020

Key points The divergence between a decisive Fed and a more hesitant ECB is an interesting debate but it hides the fact that on both sides of the Atlantic monetary policy through its traditional transmission channels is facing diminishing returns.

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What are the benefits of a long-short approach?

What are the benefits of a long-short approach?

🕔07:45, 14.Sep 2020

As investors, equities represent a crucial driver of long-term capital appreciation. However, equity markets can go through periods of high volatility and not always deliver the expected positive returns. For investors seeking this equity exposure but looking for a …

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