Development, future and trends

Development, future and trends

🕔09:48, 28.Feb 2022

Podcast – Episode #1 The various countries that make up emerging markets have shown incredibly rapid and dynamic development. In this first episode we look ahead to the next decade with Capital Group Investment Specialist Valeria Vine: where are emerging

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Weighing the Risks of a Top-heavy Market

Weighing the Risks of a Top-heavy Market

🕔08:03, 28.Feb 2022

Three reasons why now may be the time to rethink large-cap passive allocations. U.S. large-cap markets delivered another impressive year of returns in 2021. And once again the vast bulk of gains were driven by a handful of mega-cap stocks.

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Pensioenakkoord uitgelegd – Deel 8: Risicohouding

Pensioenakkoord uitgelegd – Deel 8: Risicohouding

🕔16:34, 25.Feb 2022

In de zomer van 2020 hebben het kabinet en sociale partners overeenstemming bereikt over een vergaande herziening van het pensioenstelsel. Dit pensioenakkoord heeft grote gevolgen voor hoe pensioen wordt opgebouwd en wordt belegd. In deze serie bespreken we het pensioenakkoord

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Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

🕔10:55, 25.Feb 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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Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

Expect strong but slowing economic growth in 2022

🕔08:41, 25.Feb 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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Weighting for the Right One

Weighting for the Right One

🕔13:44, 24.Feb 2022

We examine eight weighting schemes frequently used in the construction of systematic equity strategies. Through the lens of both returns- and holdings-based analysis, we highlight the importance of having a close link between security weights and market prices. Ignoring prices,

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Equity Convexity and Unconventional Monetary Policy

Equity Convexity and Unconventional Monetary Policy

🕔13:43, 24.Feb 2022

In this paper, we intend to gain an understanding of the drivers of stock convexity, also known as gamma. First, using a bottom-up – firm-level – approach, we showcase that stock fundamentals, in particular metrics related to value (captured by

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Global Asset Allocation: The View From Europe

Global Asset Allocation: The View From Europe

🕔10:51, 24.Feb 2022

 Equity markets are off to their worst start of the year since 2009 as they continue to price in the Federal Reserve’s hawkish pivot and the probability of over five rate hikes this year. The drawdown in equities has been

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Shareholders meeting 2022 – What’s new?

Shareholders meeting 2022 – What’s new?

🕔10:07, 24.Feb 2022

Climate and other ESG issues are hot topics. In October 2020, The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation called on investors, advisers and regulators to ensure companies put a climate transition action plan to an annual shareholder vote, to make this the

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Unlocking the data premium at speed and scale

Unlocking the data premium at speed and scale

🕔08:34, 24.Feb 2022

THE DATA-POWERED INSURER Insurance companies have long relied on data to price risk and adjudicate claims. In an increasingly dynamic (and volatile) market environment, the importance of data has only increased. The frequency and severity of extreme events have escalated,

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Matchmaking in pensioenland: welk pensioen past bij welke deelnemer?

Matchmaking in pensioenland: welk pensioen past bij welke deelnemer?

🕔17:36, 23.Feb 2022

Sinds 2016 hebben deelnemers in een (premie)pensioenregeling de mogelijkheid om hun pensioenkapitaal ook na de pensioendatum te beleggen. Dit kan via de aankoop van een variabel pensioen. Hiermee krijgt een deelnemer naar verwachting een hogere uitkering, maar neemt ook het

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4263 State Street Digital Digest – January 2022

4263 State Street Digital Digest – January 2022

🕔12:40, 23.Feb 2022

State Street Digital Digest – January 2022 To help us understand the current industry state-of-play around all things digital, State Street recently launched a survey of global institutional investors in partnership with Oxford Economics. The findings, equal parts surprising and

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Podcast: Corporate Green Bonds: fostering a net-zero emissions economy and protecting the environment

Podcast: Corporate Green Bonds: fostering a net-zero emissions economy and protecting the environment

🕔11:14, 23.Feb 2022

Green bonds enable capital-raising and investment in projects that foster a net-zero emissions economy and protect the environment. Green bonds can cover a variety of projects, such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, green buildings, clean transportation, a circular economy, and

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PERE 2022 – How logistics is racing

PERE 2022 – How logistics is racing

🕔10:16, 23.Feb 2022

Balancing pricing and rental growth in European logistics Core industrial property prices have never been as elevated as they are now, so selecting assets for which occupiers will pay higher rents is increasingly crucial to investment performance, argues UBS Asset

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Engelandvaarders, een uitstapje naar bedrijfsobligaties in Britse ponden voor extra rendement

Engelandvaarders, een uitstapje naar bedrijfsobligaties in Britse ponden voor extra rendement

🕔08:40, 23.Feb 2022

IN DEZE UPDATE Marktbeeld Spreads bedrijfsobligaties liepen met 11 basispunten op Inflatie mogelijk minder tijdelijk Black Friday: Omikron ECB: PEPP eindigt eind maart 2022 Outperformance van cyclische consumentenbedrijven, vastgoed negatieve uitzondering Semistaat en gedekte obligaties bewogen mee met swaps

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U.S. Housing and Mortgages Shine Consistently Through Today’s Uncertainty

U.S. Housing and Mortgages Shine Consistently Through Today’s Uncertainty

🕔16:59, 22.Feb 2022

As the U.S. economy climbs out of the pandemic doldrums, U.S. housing lays a solid foundation for sustainable value creation While the U.S. economy spent much of 2021 battling its way out of the pandemic-induced doldrums, the U.S. housing market

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Geopolitics impacting investor risk appetite

Geopolitics impacting investor risk appetite

🕔15:24, 22.Feb 2022

Investors remain nervous about inflation and hawkish central banks, but it’s been the tensions over Ukraine that have unsettled them most over the past week. This has been reflected in oil hitting new highs and another leg down for global

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The spectre of rising rates and the technology sector

The spectre of rising rates and the technology sector

🕔10:02, 22.Feb 2022

Equity markets started 2022 like someone running to catch a train. Investor sentiment has since turned ever more hawkish on interest rates as inflation showed no signs of moderating. The technology sector has been caught at the sharp end of

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What follows one of the worst Januarys in history?

What follows one of the worst Januarys in history?

🕔08:44, 22.Feb 2022

The S&P 500 is on track for one of its worst January performances looking back to 1929 having fallen nearly 9% at its low point for the month. Looking back to 1929, there have only been ten previous episodes of

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Surviving and Thriving As US Credit Markets Transition

Surviving and Thriving As US Credit Markets Transition

🕔16:05, 21.Feb 2022

I'm often asked to give my perspective on the current environment. Before I do, I'd like to take a step back. During most of my career, you could take credit or interest rate risk and do relatively well. This last

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Global equities tumbled over January

Global equities tumbled over January

🕔13:36, 21.Feb 2022

Global equities tumbled over January, largely driven by increasingly hawkish central bank expectations in response to inflationary pressures. Rising geopolitical risks also knocked risk assets, sparked by fears that Russia was about to invade Ukraine. Global bonds also sold off,

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Finding the sweet spot

Finding the sweet spot

🕔08:48, 21.Feb 2022

US inflation in January surprised once again to the upside, with the headline and core figures jumping 7.5% and 6% year-over-year, respectively. However, we note that, although these prints are the largest since 1982 and, thus, do worry market participants,

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China: Additional policy support to spur activity after Winter Olympics

China: Additional policy support to spur activity after Winter Olympics

🕔01:41, 19.Feb 2022

On February 4, Beijing hosted the opening ceremony for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Global sporting events like this are usually a bonanza for the host country, attracting billions in investment and generating windfall revenues from tourists. However, this time round

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Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

Emerging Market Fixed Income 2022 Outlook

🕔15:53, 18.Feb 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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Europe: 6 reasons for higher inflation and faster growth

Europe: 6 reasons for higher inflation and faster growth

🕔10:17, 18.Feb 2022

Against the spectre of soaring energy prices, labour shortages and supply chain constraints, a question that has arisen in the US has landed firmly on European shores: will inflation continue to rise and how persistent will it be? The prevailing

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Bodemuitputting: 5 centimeter maakt een wereld van verschil

Bodemuitputting: 5 centimeter maakt een wereld van verschil

🕔08:30, 18.Feb 2022

We zijn gewend om omhoog te kijken als er een groot, wereldwijd milieuprobleem opgelost moet worden zoals het gat in de ozonlaag of een hoge CO2-uitstoot. Maar ook de grond onder onze voeten speelt een doorslaggevende rol voor de toekomst

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Rising rates: what to know, what to do

Rising rates: what to know, what to do

🕔15:26, 17.Feb 2022

January’s market tantrum: Last month played out like Newton’s third law of physics with a twist: for every feared Fed action, there was an equal and opposite overreaction. The 10-year Treasury yield spiked 27 bps, and U.S. large cap growth

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Fixed Income suffered heavy net outflows

Fixed Income suffered heavy net outflows

🕔13:25, 17.Feb 2022

EMEA-Listed ETF Flash Flows ETFs posted $4.5bn of net inflows last week. Flows were largely driven by Equity, which captured a massive $5.9bn, while Commodity took …

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Varying by Degrees: Fire & Ice 2.0

Varying by Degrees: Fire & Ice 2.0

🕔08:54, 17.Feb 2022

Lessons From FIRE In Figure 1, we show a 150-year history of US inflation, overlaid with these new regimes. Inflation – or FIRE as we term it – was the original impetus of the project, it being the subject of

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Barometer: Kopen tijdens een terugval

Barometer: Kopen tijdens een terugval

🕔16:07, 16.Feb 2022

De vooruitzichten voor aandelen zijn bemoedigend in de nasleep van een sterke sell-off, aangezien de groei van de wereldeconomie zal versnellen onder leiding van China.

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Why investors need to consider bitcoin separately from other digital assets

Why investors need to consider bitcoin separately from other digital assets

🕔14:23, 16.Feb 2022

Once investors have decided to invest in digital assets, the next question becomes, “Which one?” Of course, bitcoin is the most recognized, first-ever digital asset, but there are hundreds and even thousands of other digital assets in the ecosystem. One

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Uzbekistan: Reform Drive Underpins Improving Investment Case

Uzbekistan: Reform Drive Underpins Improving Investment Case

🕔11:02, 16.Feb 2022

Uzbekistan has become a notable emerging markets (EM) turnaround story, with an ambitious reform program that has ushered in economic openness, improved macroeconomic stability and an inflow of …

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Value versus Growth in Equities: Our Outlook

Value versus Growth in Equities: Our Outlook

🕔08:54, 16.Feb 2022

Global equities recorded double digit gains in 2021 for the third year running, as economies continued their recovery from the pandemic, in turn feeding corporate profits. In that regard, it was more of the same as previous years but beneath

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Visie op asset allocatie

Visie op asset allocatie

🕔16:13, 15.Feb 2022

“Zoals januari gaat, zo gaat het jaar” luidt een oude beurswijsheid. En oppervlakkig gezien lijkt dat ook zo voor de S&P500 vanaf 1964 en de AEX vanaf 1984. Voor beide beurzen geldt namelijk dat in zo’n twee derde van de

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Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

Emerging Market Debt Market Commentary – January 2022

🕔15:47, 15.Feb 2022

Emerging market debt (in USD terms) experienced a tepid start to 2022 as a sell-off in US Treasuries put pressure on a range of risk assets. This included EM local rates, depressing both local and hard currency returns. Concerns around

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Meta-belegging

Meta-belegging

🕔13:56, 15.Feb 2022

De metaverse biedt een nieuwe wereld van beleggingskansen op het gebied van sociale media, ecommerce, leren op afstand en werken. Zin om op een zwoele zomerdag met een oude vriend aan de oevers van de Seine te gaan lopen? Misschien

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Global House View – Q1 2022

Global House View – Q1 2022

🕔09:14, 15.Feb 2022

Cross asset allocation: Despite a volatile end to the year for markets, 2021 still was marked by strong equity market returns and above-trend economic growth. We expect the pace of growth to moderate in 2022. Central banks have begun removing

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Aandelenportefeuilles in lijn brengen met duurzaamheidsdoelstellingen

Aandelenportefeuilles in lijn brengen met duurzaamheidsdoelstellingen

🕔15:20, 14.Feb 2022

Een uitmuntend jaar voor aandelen en voor factorbeleggen in het bijzonder Aandelenmarkten in ontwikkelde landen behaalden ook in het laatste kwartaal van het jaar een mooi rendement en sloten het jaar daarmee af met een indrukwekkend rendement. De opkomst van

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Rate hikes and inflation taming could prove a tough balancing act for the Fed

Rate hikes and inflation taming could prove a tough balancing act for the Fed

🕔13:42, 14.Feb 2022

Fixed Income Perspectives Bond Market Outlook Global Rates: Yields to edge higher driven by ongoing inflation worries and 2022 rate-hike expectations Global Currencies: U.S. dollar to remain range-bound as market balances global Covid concerns, hawkish central bank policies Investment Grade:

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Why invest in EM local currency debt?

Why invest in EM local currency debt?

🕔10:05, 14.Feb 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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Approaching the End of The First U.S. Bubble Extravaganza: Housing, Equities, Bonds, and Commodities

Approaching the End of The First U.S. Bubble Extravaganza: Housing, Equities, Bonds, and Commodities

🕔09:33, 14.Feb 2022

Introduction In a bubble, no one wants to hear the bear case. It is the worst kind of party-pooping. For bubbles, especially superbubbles where we are now, are often the most exhilarating financial experiences of a lifetime. I participated in

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Keeping up with our Investment Outlook for 2022

Keeping up with our Investment Outlook for 2022

🕔08:45, 14.Feb 2022

2022 will be the “year of reckoning” for DM economies when they will test the effectiveness of the policies deployed since the peak of the pandemic phase and face the challenge of retuning to normality: fiscal and monetary policies will

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EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

EM inflation elevated, but still relatively contained

🕔10:52, 12.Feb 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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Preparing for an inflection in monetary policies looking ahead

Preparing for an inflection in monetary policies looking ahead

🕔11:26, 11.Feb 2022

MONTHLY INVESTMENT OUTLOOK Volatility returned to both equity and bond markets in November and December as equities exited earnings season and markets began to prepare for a change in Fed policies looking ahead. These pivots come amidst a renewed acceleration

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2022 US Macro Outlook

2022 US Macro Outlook

🕔08:38, 11.Feb 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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Managing the net-zero transition

Managing the net-zero transition

🕔18:10, 10.Feb 2022

The transition to decarbonize the world is happening. Whether the goal of net-zero carbon emissions is achievable by 2050 is far from certain. What is clear: Ignoring the transition is no longer an option. Understanding how the journey will unfold

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What’s Hot: Do commodities offer an avenue to hedge against Russia-NATO tensions?

What’s Hot: Do commodities offer an avenue to hedge against Russia-NATO tensions?

🕔16:23, 10.Feb 2022

The intensifying standoff over Ukraine has led to heightened geopolitical tensions in 2022. Russia has always considered Ukraine to be under its sphere of influence, but as Ukraine has looked towards the west, the dynamic has become less acceptable for

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Are things problematic in the world of thematic?

Are things problematic in the world of thematic?

🕔11:28, 10.Feb 2022

Economists think in scenarios, investors in themes – this is at least what we can gather from the dramatic rise in thematic investments over the past three years. But before we delve into the subject, let’s first recap what has

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Podcast: Positive Impact Equity | Performance & positioning

Podcast: Positive Impact Equity | Performance & positioning

🕔09:45, 10.Feb 2022

During 2020 the market went through a number of distinct phases from, 1) ignorance of the impending COVID-19 effects (January, February) to, 2) panic (end of February to mid-April) to, 3) the “world will need to change” as a broad

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January market recap

January market recap

🕔09:13, 10.Feb 2022

A broader market sell-off caused market sentiment to weaken substantially in Jan., leading some to think that BTC could break critical support levels and slip into a bear market. Notwithstanding BTC’s underwhelming performance, BTC’s hashrate hit an all-time-high on Jan.

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