Convertible Bonds: A Strategic Allocation

Convertible Bonds: A Strategic Allocation

🕔09:21, 16.Nov 2020

"Convertible bonds historically captured over 65% of equity upside but suffered only 50% downside"

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Time for a new playbook on inflation and active management?

Time for a new playbook on inflation and active management?

🕔08:14, 16.Nov 2020

"…the most compelling reasons to consider the case for higher inflation are the risk of a policy error, given the new, more aggressive fiscal/ monetary policy mindset, and the risk of deglobalization driving wage pressures."

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October started strongly but ended weakly as Covid concerns rose again.

October started strongly but ended weakly as Covid concerns rose again.

🕔15:02, 13.Nov 2020

"After all, it is difficult to determine which election outcome the market had priced in, when and with what probability. "

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Recovery enters a Second Phase

Recovery enters a Second Phase

🕔14:47, 13.Nov 2020

The Investment Clock: "Recovering: After a plunge into recession, economic data started a rapid pick up from March in China and May/June in Europe and the US as social distancing eased. Retail sales have recovered particularly fast in the US

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Flash Update – Investment Views

Flash Update – Investment Views

🕔14:59, 12.Nov 2020

Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income For Professional Investors in Switzerland or Professional Investors as defined by the relevant laws  Key takeaways: ■ The outcome of the US elections has reduced hopes of a large fiscal package being passed next

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Aegon AM – 2020 was a Year of One-offs

Aegon AM – 2020 was a Year of One-offs

🕔11:35, 12.Nov 2020

Will 2021 be a Year that takes off for Income Investing? This has been a tough year for income investors. Around the world, record low interest rates and quantitative easing have led to low bond yields, while equity dividends have

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Water disruption: investment risk from multiple angles

Water disruption: investment risk from multiple angles

🕔14:31, 11.Nov 2020

Franklin Templeton Thinks [tm]: Water Disruption There is a lot of talk about how regulatory reforms connected to climate change will impact financial markets. However, we firmly believe the leading issue, at the end of the day, is that we

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The Age of Public Digital Currency: A Guide To Issuance

The Age of Public Digital Currency: A Guide To Issuance

🕔13:01, 11.Nov 2020

"In the past 18 months the subject of Central Bank Digital Currency has accelerated dramatically from potential research areas, to key policy agenda. Unquestionably, this has been driven by developments in Facebook’s Libra where the spectre of the private sector

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Biden Win Might Bring Mixed Outlook for Investors

Biden Win Might Bring Mixed Outlook for Investors

🕔08:00, 11.Nov 2020

T. Rowe Price Insights On the US Election Democrat Joe Biden’s policy proposals as the next U.S. president (pending the outcome of potential legal challenges) could have mixed implications for investors if implemented, according to T. Rowe Price investment professionals. On the

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Highlights of last week: US Election and a Sustainable Future

Highlights of last week: US Election and a Sustainable Future

🕔17:01, 10.Nov 2020

#45 November is filled with webinars. This week, you’ve got a lot to choose from. On Wednesday, Capital Group hosts a webinar “Are disruptors the next generation of defensive stocks?” and T. Rowe Price hosts a webinar “US Election 2020

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Analysts Are Continuing to Raise Quarterly S&P 500 EPS Estimates in Q4

Analysts Are Continuing to Raise Quarterly S&P 500 EPS Estimates in Q4

🕔14:39, 10.Nov 2020

Earnings Insight During the month of October, analysts increased earnings estimates for companies in the S&P 500 for the fourth quarter. The Q4 bottom-up EPS estimate (which is an aggregation of the median EPS estimates for Q4 for all the

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US election update: clarity, but not certainty

US election update: clarity, but not certainty

🕔13:27, 10.Nov 2020

President-elect Biden to face a divided Congress   Developments continue since the US Presidential Elections last Tuesday, but over the weekend a wide range of news agencies have declared Joe Biden to be the winner in Pennsylvania, a state carrying 20

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Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions

Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions

🕔11:39, 10.Nov 2020

2021 | 25th annual edition Time-tested projections to build stronger portfolios A global pandemic can shift our perspective, making it more difficult to focus on the future. But, of course, this is the essential task of any long-term investor, regardless

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Global Market Outlook

Global Market Outlook

🕔13:10, 9.Nov 2020

As markets continue to ponder the US Presidential election result, a surge in COVID19 cases across Europe has led to a darkening near-term outlook. How things play out in the US—from a political and virus perspective—is still uncertain, but another

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Bouts of Volatility Possible as Ballot Tally Continues

Bouts of Volatility Possible as Ballot Tally Continues

🕔09:21, 9.Nov 2020

T. Rowe Price Insights On US Elections Amid uncertainty, we are identifying opportunities for clients. Several factors have contributed to slower vote counting in the 2020 general election. In particular, the coronavirus pandemic is expected to have elevated the proportion

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The Next Normal -The recovery will be digital

The Next Normal -The recovery will be digital

🕔15:12, 6.Nov 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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Merger arbitrage firms up despite equity plunge

Merger arbitrage firms up despite equity plunge

🕔15:05, 6.Nov 2020

Amid the sound and fury of renewed Covid-19 lockdowns across Europe, global equities took a plunge at the end of October, bringing the MSCI World down -3% for the full month. Bonds did not provide much protection, as fiscal stimulus

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Asset Class Return Forecasts

Asset Class Return Forecasts

🕔15:02, 6.Nov 2020

Quarterly Update  As noted in our previous reports the much-awaited global recovery from the onset of Covid-19 is facing significant headwinds. As the fallout from the crisis becomes clearer in scope and view, ensuing challenges remain daunting. The interplay between

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Sustainably certified assets

Sustainably certified assets

🕔14:40, 6.Nov 2020

A step towards a more transparent future Developing a sustainable future is enhanced by incorporating third-party benchmarking and certifications for all property types. There is now a proliferation of standards, ratings, and certification programs globally to help guide, demonstrate, and

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Forecasts Q4 2020

Forecasts Q4 2020

🕔13:16, 6.Nov 2020

"After this year’s deep contraction, the global economy is primed to rebound strongly in 2021, although the nature of the recovery will differ by sector and region."

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Flexibility Is Invaluable During Difficult Periods

Flexibility Is Invaluable During Difficult Periods

🕔11:22, 6.Nov 2020

T. Rowe Price Insights on Global Fixed Income Riskier, less liquid securities can bring substantial benefits. When seeking to generate steady bond income during turbulent times, a little flexibility can go a long way. The freedom to invest in a wide

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ESG is integral to our long-term investing philosophy

ESG is integral to our long-term investing philosophy

🕔11:12, 5.Nov 2020

Investment Insights Key takeaways Capital Group has always considered ESG factors in our research and analysis We have systematically integrated ESG factors through sector-specific research frameworks We believe a heightened focus on ESG will help us deliver better outcomes for

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Monthly Index News – October

Monthly Index News – October

🕔09:17, 5.Nov 2020

Benchmark Indices Key Points: The STOXX® Global 1800 Index fell for a second consecutive month in October, led by losses in European shares, as the number of COVID-19 contagions rebounded strongly. The global index retreated 3.2% in dollar terms and

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Japan has new leadership but it’s the same stock pickers’ market

Japan has new leadership but it’s the same stock pickers’ market

🕔07:30, 5.Nov 2020

Investment Insights  Japan has a new leader: Yoshihide Suga, who replaced his ally Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving prime minister in the country’s history, in September. We asked Akira Horiguchi, co-principal investment officer on the Capital Group Japan Equity strategy what

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An Evolution of Bitcoin Futures

An Evolution of Bitcoin Futures

🕔14:35, 4.Nov 2020

The crypto derivatives landscape has evolved tremendously over the last several years. Beginning with pioneers like Crypto Facilities, BitMEX, Deribit, BitVC (now HuobiDM), and OKEx, derivatives trading in crypto markets really took hold in 2017, dovetailing the entrance of traditional

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China Chartbook – 3Q 2020

China Chartbook – 3Q 2020

🕔12:49, 4.Nov 2020

We expect Chinese economic recovery to remain on track with strengthening endogenous momentum. China continued its economic recovery in 3Q but the drivers were different from those in 2Q: infrastructure investment growth slowed on the margin, while manufacturing investment growth

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Equity Risk Monitor

Equity Risk Monitor

🕔11:33, 4.Nov 2020

October 30, 2020   

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Quarterly macro and market insights

Quarterly macro and market insights

🕔07:52, 4.Nov 2020

From Capital Group’s fixed income team  The global economy has stabilised sooner than had been anticipated. Unprecedented fiscal and monetary policy responses have helped, though pre-COVID economic levels may still not be recovered for another one to three years. The

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The economy is deglobalizing, should my portfolio too?

The economy is deglobalizing, should my portfolio too?

🕔14:56, 3.Nov 2020

Global Investing Of course, the impact of next week’s elections in the US goes well beyond the economic and financial realm, but from our narrow angle, we will follow the results across two dimensions. One is volatility: whether a winner

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Back to square zero?

Back to square zero?

🕔13:07, 3.Nov 2020

Of course, the impact of next week’s elections in the US goes well beyond the economic and financial realm, but from our narrow angle, we will follow the results across two dimensions. One is volatility: whether a winner emerges quickly

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CAPE and the COVID-19 Pandemic Effect

CAPE and the COVID-19 Pandemic Effect

🕔11:15, 3.Nov 2020

QIS Insights  We review the current CAPE ratios to get a sense of where they currently stand, but given the low levels of interest rates across the five major economies, we also create an Excess CAPE Yield measure, defined as

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Index Dashboard: Dispersion, Volatility & Correlation

Index Dashboard: Dispersion, Volatility & Correlation

🕔09:18, 3.Nov 2020

Above-average equity volatility continued in October, despite a decline from last month’s level for the S&P 500 and most of our reported indices. The short-term trend was less encouraging: much of October’s volatility occurred during a choppy final week as

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Highlights of last week: Gold & US Elections

Highlights of last week: Gold & US Elections

🕔14:15, 2.Nov 2020

#44 This week is filled with interesting webinars and, of course, coming Thursday is the busiest day of the week! On Wednesday, Pictet AM hosts a webinar “Pictet AM goes USA: Morning After Talks“. On Thursday BNP Paribas AM hosts

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Liquidity trends in the wake of Covid-19: implications for portfolio construction

Liquidity trends in the wake of Covid-19: implications for portfolio construction

🕔13:09, 2.Nov 2020

CIO INSIGHTS Liquidity in global financial markets came under extreme pressure in late February/March, when market participants started fearing that the Covid-19 outbreak would become a global pandemic. The resulting lockdown measures threw the global economy into an unprecedented deep

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Nieuw Pensioencontract is gebaat bij robuust beleggingsrendement

Nieuw Pensioencontract is gebaat bij robuust beleggingsrendement

🕔11:38, 2.Nov 2020

Investment Letter Succes vereist nieuw recept op basis van bestaande ingrediënten Het Nieuwe Pensioencontract (NPC) moet een transparanter en persoonlijker pensioen opleveren dat beter aansluit bij de ontwikkelingen op de arbeidsmarkt. Daarnaast moet het perspectief op toekomstige verhogingen van de

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