Investing amid exacerbating inflationary pressures

Investing amid exacerbating inflationary pressures

🕔10:08, 6.May 2022

What is your view on inflationary pressures and the outlook for global growth? Philip: Global growth was recovering strongly post-pandemic, particularly in the US and Europe. The inflation spike is going to dampen this growth, the ramifications of which depend

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Investing in Private Markets – History and Rationale

Investing in Private Markets – History and Rationale

🕔08:37, 6.May 2022

With the peak in inflation in the early 1980s, investors as a whole have benefitted from a secular fall in inflation, driven by structural factors including supportive demographics, globalisation, and productivity-enhancing technology investments. Undoubtedly, the technology revolution will continue with

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Macron wins French vote

Macron wins French vote

🕔16:37, 5.May 2022

Centrist Emmanuel Macron was set to secure a second term as France’s president, heralding a deepening of European integration at a time the continent is under extraordinary stress. Macron fended off a challenge by euroscepticMarine Le Pen for the second

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State of the Banks

State of the Banks

🕔14:28, 5.May 2022

After a year of managing the challenges of the pandemic, the outlook on the European continent (and beyond) has only become more challenging with the crisis in Ukraine. Our thoughts and hopes are with those who struggle to see a

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Paving the Way for China ESG

Paving the Way for China ESG

🕔12:02, 5.May 2022

After battling through negative headlines, China’s internet companies saw some reprieve from a sentiment perspective in March after Vice Premier Liu He suggested that the latest regulatory cycle had come to an end and that China’s regulators were making good

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War, inflation and hawkish policy pressure the financial markets

War, inflation and hawkish policy pressure the financial markets

🕔10:47, 5.May 2022

The world and markets continuously change, but over the first three months of 2022 there have been shocking shifts in the landscape and asset prices. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caught many off-guard. Beyond the terrible hardships this war has already

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Global Etf & Digital Assets Salary Survey 2022

Global Etf & Digital Assets Salary Survey 2022

🕔08:14, 5.May 2022

Since we last did this survey in 2020, there has been a clear salary inflation across the industry, the average salary increasing by 11% and bonuses rising by 10%. In our experience, a lot of the salary inflation is been

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Key takeaways for the next 10 years

Key takeaways for the next 10 years

🕔16:03, 4.May 2022

2022 long-term expected returns for capital markets Balanced return: We forecast a traditional balanced fund (60% equities / 40% bonds with a home bias) to return somewhere close to 4%, or roughly 2.0% in real terms. The lower-than-historical return can

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Forget what you’ve done for the last decade

Forget what you’ve done for the last decade

🕔14:37, 4.May 2022

What does this mean for our portfolios? Firstly, let’s take the situation in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion. Above all there is the human perspective, which is tragic and horrifying. But our clients also need us to examine it from an

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How to address the challenges of sovereign sustainability

How to address the challenges of sovereign sustainability

🕔12:29, 4.May 2022

What does sustainability mean to you? We recognise that this can be an emotive topic and it is difficult to consolidate disparate sustainability concepts into one investable package. What we can do however is be clear in our objectives, encourage

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Revisiting U.S. growth in a challenging environment

Revisiting U.S. growth in a challenging environment

🕔10:28, 4.May 2022

Equity Perspectives: Janus Henderson provides an active approach to equity investing. The equities platform is shaped by the belief that fundamental research is the foundation for delivering long-term, risk-adjusted returns to help clients achieve their financial goals. Independent thought and

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The Yield Curve Briefly Inverted, Now What?

The Yield Curve Briefly Inverted, Now What?

🕔09:08, 4.May 2022

The lead time of curve inversion to recession can be more than two years, so it’s not the best timing tool. However, what we do know with more certainty is the signaling that the economy is now firmly in the

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Backtest solidaire premieregeling

Backtest solidaire premieregeling

🕔17:29, 3.May 2022

Pensioenakkoord uitgelegd – Deel 9: Veel pensioenfondsen staan aan de vooravond van een wijziging van de pensioenregeling. Momenteel wordt er volop gerekend hoe de nieuwe pensioenregelingen – de solidaire en flexibele premieregeling- in ALMstudies uitpakken. Het is echter ook informatief

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De-risking: If Not Now, When?

De-risking: If Not Now, When?

🕔15:58, 3.May 2022

Strong funded ratios and higher interest rates are prompting many corporate pension plan sponsors to shift assets to LDI strategies. If you’re still waiting, consider a hedging portfolio built on public corporate credit, complemented with non-traditional hedging assets.

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China: Headwinds remain in place for Q2 as PBOC delays easing

China: Headwinds remain in place for Q2 as PBOC delays easing

🕔13:19, 3.May 2022

Asia Macro: On March 27, Chinese authorities ordered a citywide lockdown in Shanghai. The lockdown was originally intended to take place in two phases, lasting eight days. However, things did not pan out this way. On April 9, the central

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Fixed Income Monthly – April 2022

Fixed Income Monthly – April 2022

🕔12:58, 3.May 2022

The quarter that just ended was dramatic in many respects. The Russian invasion of Ukraine caused a humanitarian crisis that will have long-lasting consequences, and one that has significantly reshaped the geopolitical landscape. The events that have unfolded also sent

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US economy and markets look resilient regarding the Russia-Ukraine crisis

US economy and markets look resilient regarding the Russia-Ukraine crisis

🕔11:03, 3.May 2022

Market assessment: After an initial negative reaction to the Russia-Ukrainian conflict, US equities markets are now above their pre-war levels. US equity volatility has proven much lower compared to Europe, which is more exposed to the crisis and to the

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Drivers of Deep value: International Evidence

Drivers of Deep value: International Evidence

🕔09:32, 3.May 2022

Evaluating the components of deep value returns in Europe and Japan

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The value winter is thawing

The value winter is thawing

🕔16:02, 2.May 2022

Multi-asset market outlook: Commodity prices surged by 36.1% (In US dollars) in the first quarter on the back of widening geopolitical risk premiums and outright supply distortions as the world’s third-largest oil producer, Russia, faced sanctions. As both the level

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Spectrum Q1 2022

Spectrum Q1 2022

🕔14:23, 2.May 2022

Slower growth rates, tighter labour markets, higher inflation and normalising monetary policies provides the classic backdrop to a great rotation from growth to value stocks, as well as a change in fixed income strategy. But, as we discuss in this

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The Reckoning

The Reckoning

🕔13:10, 2.May 2022

Inflation and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominate media headlines and the economic and financial environment. US inflation has accelerated further to an average of nearly 7% year-over-year (Y/Y) in the six months through February, from close to 6% over the

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Global Asset Allocation: The View From Europe

Global Asset Allocation: The View From Europe

🕔10:57, 2.May 2022

Beginning of the End? The more than four-decade bull market for bonds, supported by low inflation and declining rates, that provided a tailwind of price appreciation on top of income, may finally be coming to an end. For bond investors,

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A Time for Defensiveness

A Time for Defensiveness

🕔10:32, 2.May 2022

Credit markets came under pressure again in March, with most fixed income asset classes generating negative total returns, although excess returns were mostly positive. Treasury yields traded sharply higher, and the yield curve flattened, with two- and 10-year Treasury yields

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The Future of Autos

The Future of Autos

🕔08:38, 2.May 2022

As a keen driving enthusiast, the future of autos is a subject close to my heart. Put me behind the wheel on an open, winding, country road and I will soon be enjoying myself. But I’m also an autos analyst,

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