6 reasons to invest in the Capital Group Global Corporate Strategy

6 reasons to invest in the Capital Group Global Corporate Strategy

🕔16:28, 20.Jan 2022

A fundamentally driven bottom-up investment process A unique approach with multi-level risk-management A higher quality approach to credit Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues form an integral part of our approach  Established and strong track record – the strategy has

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Themes and Opportunities 2022 – Metamorphosis

Themes and Opportunities 2022 – Metamorphosis

🕔14:15, 20.Jan 2022

Substantial and profound changes are rapidly reshaping the world as we know it, with significant implications for investors. This vibrant reimaging can be encapsulated in a single word: metamorphosis. Investors cannot just think about the here and now; they must

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Private markets: focus on ESG and transformation

Private markets: focus on ESG and transformation

🕔10:53, 20.Jan 2022

A challenging year ahead: According to our 2022 Investment Outlook, next year will feature growth deceleration, persistent inflation pressure and asynchronised central bank action. 2022 will also be a pivotal year for the transition to carbon neutrality and the development

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Global Asset Allocation Insights

Global Asset Allocation Insights

🕔08:27, 20.Jan 2022

The medium-term outlook for the current cycle remains healthy and supportive for equity markets. However, there are several near-term risks. Short-term growth momentum is slowing, key central banks are moving towards faster policy normalisation, and there is another wave of

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ESG en EMD – een langetermijnvisie

ESG en EMD – een langetermijnvisie

🕔15:59, 19.Jan 2022

Beleggers met allocaties naar obligaties uit opkomende markten moeten nu begrijpen wat de werkelijke impact is op opkomende economieën van langetermijnfactoren zoals de klimaatverandering en de ontwikkeling van menselijk kapitaal.

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December FOMC review: pressing the gas on taper

December FOMC review: pressing the gas on taper

🕔14:40, 19.Jan 2022

FOMC statement: The tone of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement was hawkish, with a focus on higher inflation risks and more aggressive policy tightening. There were notable changes to the statement: the Fed retired the word ‘transitory’ to

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2022 Global Public Real Estate Outlook Report

2022 Global Public Real Estate Outlook Report

🕔12:19, 19.Jan 2022

As we look to 2022, we see REITs well positioned to serve an inflation hedging role while benefiting from a continued recovery in operating fundamentals and above trend economic growth. We see earnings growth as the primary driver of share

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The trending charts in 2021

The trending charts in 2021

🕔10:29, 19.Jan 2022

The trending charts in 2021

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Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

🕔08:41, 19.Jan 2022

Outlook 2022: As we head into a new year, it’s clear in hindsight that the market downturn of 2020 was short-lived and entirely related to the COVID-19 outbreak. In my view, that means the powerful upswing in equity prices since

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Renteverhogingen door de Fed: welke opkomende markten lopen het grootste risico?

Renteverhogingen door de Fed: welke opkomende markten lopen het grootste risico?

🕔15:02, 18.Jan 2022

Ons model toont welke opkomende landen wellicht het meest kwetsbaar zullen zijn voor Amerikaanse renteverhogingen en welke het meest veerkrachtig zouden moeten zijn. Wanneer Amerika niest, vat de wereld kou. En wanneer 's werelds grootste economie de rente verhoogt, voelen

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Playbook for a shifting economic landscape

Playbook for a shifting economic landscape

🕔14:58, 18.Jan 2022

2022 Global Market Outlook: Despite headwinds from the pandemic, the global economic recovery still appears on track – but inflation risks have risen. In 2022, investors will need to watch what fiscal and monetary policymakers do to try to stem price pressures while

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Investment views for uncertain times

Investment views for uncertain times

🕔11:57, 18.Jan 2022

One year after the discovery of anti-Covid vaccines, financial markets will soon have left (or slowly leaving) the pandemic behind. The economy has not.  This is demonstrated by the numerous disruptions among supply chains, on labour markets or on commodity

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Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

🕔11:49, 18.Jan 2022

De omikronvariant van het coronavirus heeft misschien tot meer beperkingen geleid, maar het economische herstel blijft niettemin veerkrachtig. De aandelen lijken dan ook niet kwetsbaar voor een correctie. Asset-allocatie: De omikronvariant zal het herstel waarschijnlijk niet doen ontsporen Een nieuw

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Why might investors be interested in waste?

Why might investors be interested in waste?

🕔09:19, 18.Jan 2022

The challenge of waste management has long been one of society’s primary challenges. Indeed, we can trace the origin of the waste management industry all the way back to the creation of the first municipal dump in Ancient Greece where,

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Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

🕔15:53, 17.Jan 2022

In this paper, we will discuss the outlook for emerging market (EM) fixed income in 2022 and the key themes investors are likely to focus on at the beginning of this year. A waning global growth momentum, rising inflation and

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The Reincarnation of Fossil Fuels?

The Reincarnation of Fossil Fuels?

🕔15:14, 17.Jan 2022

If you have read the Absolute Return Letter for years, you will be aware that the January letter always stands out from the others. In January, we focus on issues we think you should worry most about as we enter

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Crypto in review

Crypto in review

🕔12:28, 17.Jan 2022

If 2020 was the The Year of the ₿ull, then 2021 was without a doubt the year crypto went mainstream. Last year, the cryptoasset industry experienced breakthroughs in adoption, regulation, policy, broader infrastructure development, technical upgrades, and on top of

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Fed makes a hawkish pivot

Fed makes a hawkish pivot

🕔10:51, 17.Jan 2022

Multi Asset Quarterly: The economic growth outlook is strong, driven by a resilient consumer, low inventories and infrastructure spending. The rapid rise in Omicron cases, however, may limit the service sector’s recovery in Q1 and push out the economic normalization

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Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

Barometer: Omikrongolf zal aandelenkoersen niet doen dalen

🕔09:50, 17.Jan 2022

De omikronvariant van het coronavirus heeft misschien tot meer beperkingen geleid, maar het economische herstel blijft niettemin veerkrachtig. De aandelen lijken dan ook niet kwetsbaar voor een correctie. Een nieuw jaar, oude problemen? De snel verspreidende omikronvariant heeft geleid …

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Omicron variant: Fixed Income sector impacts

Omicron variant: Fixed Income sector impacts

🕔14:21, 14.Jan 2022

Energy: Most of the companies that survived the initial shocks last year are now leaner with lower cost profiles, lower debt leverage metrics, lower capital spending, and have exhibited flexibility around shareholder distributions, all of which has contributed to stronger

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Embracing Change

Embracing Change

🕔10:45, 14.Jan 2022

Growth is slowing and inflation is climbing steadily due to the serious energy shock in late 2021. Central banks are starting to withdraw monetary stimulus and talking about rate hikes in the near future. The spectre of stagflation is re-emerging,

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Why invest in EM local currency debt?

Why invest in EM local currency debt?

🕔10:05, 14.Jan 2022

Disappointing US dollar bond returns in EM local currency debt has led to a decline in flows into the asset class over the past decade. In this paper, we discuss the key reasons to invest in EM local currency debt, some of the factors behind the recent weakness in the asset class returns and prospects for the asset class going forward. 

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Emerging market debt outlook for 2022

Emerging market debt outlook for 2022

🕔09:55, 14.Jan 2022

Higher inflation and in some cases, rising inflation expectations, have been a key focus for investors this year, in both emerging and developed markets (DM). This is against a backdrop of large fiscal and monetary stimulus from governments around the

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China flexes its policy muscles – but can they still do the heavy lifting?

China flexes its policy muscles – but can they still do the heavy lifting?

🕔15:07, 13.Jan 2022

We made no changes to the portfolio in December. We continue to be procyclically positioned, mainly through carrying a higher weight in equities. Our preference within equities is for developed markets, for which Europe is our favorite region. Within fixed

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Tsingshan’s predicament – High CO2 nickel sulphate for the Electric Vehicle sector

Tsingshan’s predicament – High CO2 nickel sulphate for the Electric Vehicle sector

🕔12:38, 13.Jan 2022

Embedded emissions within the supply chains of low-carbon technologies are growing in prominance with broader adoption. Today, manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) has a much higher carbon footprint than traditional internal combustion engine vehicles. But automakers are working with their suppliers

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Quarterly markets review – Q4 2021

Quarterly markets review – Q4 2021

🕔10:24, 13.Jan 2022

– Global equities were stronger in the final quarter of 2021 as investors focused on economic resilience and corporate earnings. – In bond markets, government bonds outperformed corporate bonds. Markets began to price a faster pace of interest rate rises

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Senior Loan Talking Points

Senior Loan Talking Points

🕔08:23, 13.Jan 2022

December caped off a good year for the asset class, as the Index returned 0.64% for the month, bringing the full-year return to 5.20%. Following November’s softness, the average Index bid price moved up by 49 bps in the final

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China’s New Roar in The Year of The Tiger

China’s New Roar in The Year of The Tiger

🕔14:21, 12.Jan 2022

China’s roar has changed entering the year of the tiger. China will now emphasize quality over speed, not GDP growth at all costs. In the internet sector, blindly adding new users will take a backseat to innovation and quality of

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Global tech: driven by strength of secular themes in the real world and beyond

Global tech: driven by strength of secular themes in the real world and beyond

🕔12:18, 12.Jan 2022

The ongoing digital shift is being driven by an intensified need for enhanced productivity, affordability, and sustainability. The shift to Internet 3.0 (metaverse), electrification (sustainable transport and smart cities) and the need for next generation (low carbon) infrastructure are among

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EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

🕔10:52, 12.Jan 2022

The gap between emerging market (EM) inflation over developed market (DM) inflation has remained contained this time, in part due to weak economic conditions, muted domestic credit creation and proactive EM central banks. Tighter EM financial conditions should anchor longer

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Global Strategy 1Q 2022

Global Strategy 1Q 2022

🕔10:50, 12.Jan 2022

Strongly rising numbers of new COVID-19 infections, higher energy prices, and persistent bottlenecks in supply chains are dampening the short-term growth outlook. Beyond that horizon, the economic recovery should continue. The central banks will continue to reduce their purchase programmes.

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Country Sustainability: Finland takes the lead

Country Sustainability: Finland takes the lead

🕔08:38, 12.Jan 2022

Update – December 2021 Covid-19 with adverse and complex implications Tentative hopes of a foreseeable end to the coronavirus pandemic have been dashed again with new waves of Covid-19 raging in many parts of the world and the recent detection

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The Aristotle List: 10 improbable but possible outcomes for 2022

The Aristotle List: 10 improbable but possible outcomes for 2022

🕔15:56, 11.Jan 2022

Uncommon truths  It is time to forget central scenarios and think about improbable but possible outcomes. Market sentiment is now mixed (thanks to the Fed), so our list of surprises contains something for everybody (these hypothetical predictions are our views

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EMEA-Listed ETF Flash Flows

EMEA-Listed ETF Flash Flows

🕔13:46, 11.Jan 2022

Asset Category ETFs posted nearly $10.2bn of net inflows in the first week of January. Flows were largely driven by Equity, which gathered $8.8bn Fixed Income gathered $1.4bn of net inflows, while Money Market exposures lost $119mn.

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Investing amidst the inflection in the fed policy cycle

Investing amidst the inflection in the fed policy cycle

🕔08:02, 11.Jan 2022

Key points The surge in inflation in 2021 combined with the sharp fall in unemployment leaves two of the US Federal Reserve’s key policy objectives within reach as the year comes to a close. Moreover, with US housing prices rising

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Central banks: a successful hawkish turn

Central banks: a successful hawkish turn

🕔16:34, 10.Jan 2022

Omicron uncertainty; inflation certainty The resurgence of the virus cycle, central banks’ reactions to high inflation figures, and Evergrande’s unavoidable default have led to some volatility in the market, but these issues have not caused any major disruption. In the

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The case for active equities in the U.S.

The case for active equities in the U.S.

🕔13:18, 10.Jan 2022

Using a systematic approach to target consistent alpha Not just active, systematic active In decades past, investors have largely relied on information supplied by companies themselves to understand how business conditions and fundamentals were evolving.  Financial statements, meetings with management

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Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

🕔10:31, 10.Jan 2022

In this paper, we will discuss the outlook for emerging market (EM) fixed income in 2022 and the key themes investors are likely to focus on at the beginning of this year. A waning global growth momentum, rising inflation and

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De vooruitzichten van Pictet Asset Management voor 2022

De vooruitzichten van Pictet Asset Management voor 2022

🕔08:46, 10.Jan 2022

De trends van 2021 worden voortgezet. Het economische en marktherstel als gevolg van de opheffing van de lockdownmaatregelen gaan onverminderd door, en wel in de laatste fasen. Hoewel obligaties het moeilijk zullen hebben bij een stijging van de rente, zouden

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How to find the most powerful investment themes

How to find the most powerful investment themes

🕔08:36, 10.Jan 2022

Thematic investing offers the opportunity to invest in the trends transforming the world around us. David Docherty explains how to identify those themes that combine a meaningful impact with the possibility of strong returns.

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ESG in de Praktijk Stéphane Rüegg over krediet

ESG in de Praktijk Stéphane Rüegg over krediet

🕔14:18, 7.Jan 2022

Kredietexpert Stéphane Rüegg bespreekt wat zijn klanten denken, de ontluikende groene obligatiemarkt en zijn zeer persoonlijke kijk op verantwoord beleggen. Waarom is duurzaam beleggen belangrijk voor u?  Ik werd me daarvan bewust op verschillende manieren. Eerst en vooral herinner ik

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Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

🕔12:16, 7.Jan 2022

High inflation could persist in 2022, but we’re not returning to the 1970s Inflation is like chewing gum. It’s sticky and flexible, and you definitely don’t want to step in it. For the past 30 years, investors in developed markets

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Value creation throughout market cycles

Value creation throughout market cycles

🕔10:52, 7.Jan 2022

UBP’s 30 Global Leaders Equity strategy offers an efficiently diversified exposure to 30 high and stable CFROI® (Cash Flow Return on Investment, source Credit Suisse HOLT) large cap companies. The strategy shows superior and resilient levels of value creation (CFROI®

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2022 US Macro Outlook

2022 US Macro Outlook

🕔08:38, 7.Jan 2022

The Wildcard. The key factor to variability around real growth at 4% will be the ultimate path of Covid-19. This was prevalent during the ’21 recovery that witnessed a large hiccup when the Delta variant emerged. This is also what

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2021 in review

2021 in review

🕔14:35, 6.Jan 2022

The Covid pandemic again dominated our thoughts in 2021. Nevertheless, cyclical assets did well (though our list of 10 surprises had mixed results). We are more cautious about 2022. A year ago, we were hopeful that vaccines would allow strong

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The resilience of ABS under inflation scenarios

The resilience of ABS under inflation scenarios

🕔12:06, 6.Jan 2022

As market fears about inflation and potential central bank actions grow, we show why European asset-backed securities (ABS) tick some important boxes for investors seeking attractive yields, relatively stable returns, and limited sensitivity to interest rates. Before the pandemic spooked

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Portfolio Construction with Climate Risk Measures

Portfolio Construction with Climate Risk Measures

🕔10:51, 6.Jan 2022

Because of the 2015 Paris Agreement, the development of ESG investing and the emergence of net zero emission policies, climate risk is certainly the most important topic and challenge for asset owners and managers now and will remain so over

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Monetary policy and the yield curve

Monetary policy and the yield curve

🕔08:45, 6.Jan 2022

Three hikes in 2022? At its December meeting, the US Federal Reserve left policy rates unchanged, near zero, while signaling a willingness to hike as many as three times in 2022 to combat inflation. It also announced an acceleration in

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2022 Private Markets Outlook

2022 Private Markets Outlook

🕔16:26, 5.Jan 2022

We enter 2022 with a lot to consider. The paths of inflation and interest rates, the profound effects of megatrends such as digitization and decarbonization and numerous sub-themes all demand our immediate attention. As private market investors we view this

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Global outlook 2022

Global outlook 2022

🕔14:08, 5.Jan 2022

Living with inflation – We expect inflation to be persistent and settle above pre-Covid levels. Central banks should kick off policy rate hikes but remain more tolerant of price pressures, keeping real interest rates historically low and supportive of risk

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