Brazil presidential election outcome

Brazil presidential election outcome

🕔16:36, 16.Nov 2022

Below are some takeaways by Capital Group’s emerging market sovereign debt analyst Thomas Kontchou on important economic and policy considerations given the leftist candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s victory in Brazil’s presidential election.

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ESG in de Praktijk Mary-Therese Barton over het engagement met soevereine kredietnemers uit opkomende markten

ESG in de Praktijk Mary-Therese Barton over het engagement met soevereine kredietnemers uit opkomende markten

🕔14:28, 16.Nov 2022

Praten over thema's als onderwijs of gezondheidszorg met overheden maakt deel uit van onze fiduciaire plicht – en helpt ons een holistische visie te vormen op de landen waarin we beleggen, zegt Mary-Therese Barton, Head of Emerging Market Debt.

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Quality Time in Small Cap

Quality Time in Small Cap

🕔12:54, 16.Nov 2022

We believe a moment has arrived when long-term and short-term opportunities in quality small cap equity are finally aligned, when one can invest in high-quality small …

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Assessment of Value Report

Assessment of Value Report

🕔10:34, 16.Nov 2022

We continue to operate in extraordinary times. Just as we are emerging to some sense of normality after the pandemic, the world continues to face instability. In the UK, we are experiencing a cost of living crisis and rising inflation.

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Is there a cure for current weakness in Chinese health care stocks?

Is there a cure for current weakness in Chinese health care stocks?

🕔08:16, 16.Nov 2022

As difficult as Chinese equities have been over the past year, weakness in the health care sector has been notable. While President Biden’s announcement of a plan to boost US biomanufacturing sent shares of Chinese health care companies tumbling over

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Barometer: Donkere wolken aan de hemel

Barometer: Donkere wolken aan de hemel

🕔16:44, 15.Nov 2022

De vooruitzichten voor risicovollere activaklassen zien er minder goed uit omdat renteverhogingen de economische groei wereldwijd blijven afremmen. De vooruitzichten voor de wereldeconomie worden slechter. Naarmate de centrale banken de rente verhogen om de inflatie te bestrijden, zal niet alleen

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Where does inflation go from here?

Where does inflation go from here?

🕔14:48, 15.Nov 2022

Financial markets rebounded strongly after October’s US consumer price print surprised to the downside. We would not put too much emphasis on one month’s data and would await confirmation before sounding the all-clear. Nevertheless, we think inflation will remain an

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Investment perspectives: US Mid-term Elections

Investment perspectives: US Mid-term Elections

🕔10:06, 15.Nov 2022

With only days to go, the wild 2022 midterms continue apace. From Democrats funding “MAGA Republicans” in primary races, to former President Trump trying his hand as kingmaker, to sacrosanct Democrat seats and governorships at risk of being flipped (we’re

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Five key outcomes from the 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress

Five key outcomes from the 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress

🕔09:42, 15.Nov 2022

With the book now closed on the 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), market watchers are busy analysing the various personnel and policy developments as they try to plot the next five years and beyond for …

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To COP and beyond

To COP and beyond

🕔08:10, 15.Nov 2022

In this report, which shares LGIM research on sustainability themes ahead of the climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, we argue that these objectives are not mutually exclusive; rather, they are inextricably linked. The document, penned by our Investments and Investment

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Enabling the transition to the new economy

Enabling the transition to the new economy

🕔15:38, 14.Nov 2022

Sustainable infrastructure Infrastructure is at an inflection point. In response to the rising urgency of climate action, demographic shifts and pandemic-induced fiscal boosts, we are witnessing a momentous shift in the nature of infrastructure investment.  Gone is the historical focus

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Re-appraising the case for Latin American equities

Re-appraising the case for Latin American equities

🕔14:21, 14.Nov 2022

Latin America is a region which has long offered promise for investors, but which has seen equity performance disappoint over the last decade. The share of Latin American markets in major equity indices over this period has shrunk, as investor

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Central & Alternative Scenarios (12 To 18 Months Horizon)

Central & Alternative Scenarios (12 To 18 Months Horizon)

🕔12:54, 14.Nov 2022

We maintain the content and probabilities of our scenarios. Note that some of the risk factors we identify may occur in our central scenario, which is probably not yet fully priced-in by markets. It would take a combination of risk

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Fixed income markets: when short term pain can bring long term gains

Fixed income markets: when short term pain can bring long term gains

🕔10:09, 14.Nov 2022

2022 has not been a great time for bonds. Year-to-date, the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Index and Bloomberg US Treasury Index returned-20% and -13%, respectively. 1 Meanwhile,risky asset classesalso sold off significantly, whichhas led to many investors questioningthe role of bonds

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All-Asset Volatility and the Opportunities in Convertible Bond Arbitrage

All-Asset Volatility and the Opportunities in Convertible Bond Arbitrage

🕔07:48, 14.Nov 2022

Do you know what the US 10-year yield will be in six months’ time? No, seriously. Tell us. We’d love to know. Ever since the Global Financial Crisis, low growth, low inflation and easy monetary policy have allowed investors to

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Quarterly macro and market insights

Quarterly macro and market insights

🕔14:18, 12.Nov 2022

Sharp shifts in expectations for central bank policy and the resultant market volatility underscore the challenges facing investors. The third quarter featured a tale of two halves: An initial rally across markets turned into a selloff. Hopes for less restrictive

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Navigating dark clouds across emerging markets debt

Navigating dark clouds across emerging markets debt

🕔08:23, 12.Nov 2022

It has been an unrelenting year of negative headlines, with a war in Ukraine, inflation concerns and recession fears jolting investors into a frenzy. Capital Group Investment Director David Cheng sat down with Portfolio Manager Luis Freitas de Oliveira to

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Brazil presidential election outcome

Brazil presidential election outcome

🕔08:21, 12.Nov 2022

Below are some takeaways by Capital Group’s emerging market sovereign debt analyst Thomas Kontchou on important economic and policy considerations given the leftist candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s victory in Brazil’s presidential election. The leftist Workers’ Party candidate Luiz

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Emerging market debt: an active approach

Emerging market debt: an active approach

🕔08:20, 12.Nov 2022

Emerging market debt (EMD) has already broadened and deepened significantly in the last few decades and as the asset class has developed, it has become more appealing to a broader investor base. Issuance has increased, thereby improving liquidity. Yield curves

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Is there a cure for current weakness in Chinese health care stocks?

Is there a cure for current weakness in Chinese health care stocks?

🕔06:18, 12.Nov 2022

As difficult as Chinese equities have been over the past year, weakness in the health care sector has been notable. While President Biden’s announcement of a plan to boost US biomanufacturing sent shares of Chinese health care companies tumbling over

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Duurzaamheid blijft belangrijk in opkomende obligatiemarkten

Duurzaamheid blijft belangrijk in opkomende obligatiemarkten

🕔12:06, 11.Nov 2022

In een verder ongunstige omgeving voor obligatieemittenten en -beleggers ziet de toekomst voor obligaties uit opkomende markten er zonder twijfel groen uit. Stijgende wereldwijde rentes en volatiele markten hebben zwaar gewogen op zowel het aanbod van als de vraag naar

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The meaning of positive nutrition

The meaning of positive nutrition

🕔11:08, 11.Nov 2022

In this report, we explore the meaning of positive nutrition, how achievable global nutritional goals are and, ultimately, how we invest in nutrition that is positive for people and planet. When we examine the nutrition theme, it is evident that

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Why research is so critical when it comes to investing in China

Why research is so critical when it comes to investing in China

🕔10:27, 11.Nov 2022

Key takeaways Chinese equities have had a volatile 2022 so far as the country has had to navigate COVID-19 restrictions, property debt concerns and supply chain constraints among many other headwinds China is becoming an increasingly selective market that requires

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A decade of global equity income investing

A decade of global equity income investing

🕔09:03, 11.Nov 2022

10 years is a long time in any walk of life. In the investment world it can feel like a lifetime. Since 2012 we have been through the depths of the European Sovereign Debt crisis, one of the longest equity

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Trendzicht 2023

Trendzicht 2023

🕔16:30, 10.Nov 2022

Trendzicht gaat in op belangrijke trends en risico’s in de financiële sector. Trendzicht biedt achtergrond, verdieping en samenhang bij relevante toezichtonderwerpen. Het vroegtijdig signaleren en begrijpen van veranderingen in de sector draagt bij aan een risicogestuurde, vooruitblikkende en preventieve toezichtaanpak.

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TLTRO in the context of ECB policy normalisation

TLTRO in the context of ECB policy normalisation

🕔12:50, 10.Nov 2022

TLTRO repayments and redemptions will drive incoming ECB passive QT over the next few quarters. So far, banks have repaid a small amount of liquidity, while the ECB’s recent decision on remuneration of excess reserves has helped keep current excess

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EMEA-Listed ETF Flash Flows

EMEA-Listed ETF Flash Flows

🕔10:29, 10.Nov 2022

ETFs continued to post strong net inflows, gathering $3.3bn last week. Fixed Income ETFs captured $2.4bn, while Equity enjoyed smaller net inflows of $965mn. Commodity added $95mn while Money Market exposures saw net outflows of $136mn.

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Are 60/40 Portfolio Returns Predictable?

Are 60/40 Portfolio Returns Predictable?

🕔16:15, 9.Nov 2022

“Returns are unforecastable,” according to the conventional wisdom. In his book A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Burton G. Malkiel famously proclaimed that a monkey throwing darts at the Wall Street Journal could select a portfolio no better or worse

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Quick take: Britannia unhinged

Quick take: Britannia unhinged

🕔12:42, 9.Nov 2022

Liz Truss’s defenestration last week exposed deep divisions over economic policy within the UK government and Conservative party. In winning the general election in 2019, Boris Johnson concealed these divisions by promising both higher public spending to his new voters

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The UK’s LDI crisis: lessons for Dutch LDI investors

The UK’s LDI crisis: lessons for Dutch LDI investors

🕔10:27, 9.Nov 2022

The world of Liability Driven Investment (LDI) strategies, one where “boring” is generally viewed as a strong selling point, became headline news in the UK last month. The much-awaited shift away from a low rate environment – generally a good

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Small cap growth big opportunity

Small cap growth big opportunity

🕔08:08, 9.Nov 2022

With inflation running at a 40-year high and the Fed taking aggressive measures, is now the time to allocate to US small cap stocks? Despite their generally lower margins, US small caps have three critical things on their side right

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Asset owners widely adopting sustainable investment

Asset owners widely adopting sustainable investment

🕔16:24, 8.Nov 2022

2022 global survey findings from asset owners: By now, we’re all aware that sustainable investment isn’t a new phenomenon, idea or even a quick fix, but rather the current and future of investments. With that in mind, our findings demonstrate

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Alibaba on the Move

Alibaba on the Move

🕔14:20, 8.Nov 2022

On August 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), and the Ministry of Finance announced the signing of a Statement of Protocol, allowing the PCAOB to conduct

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The 2022 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report

The 2022 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report

🕔12:01, 8.Nov 2022

Everything you need to know about crypto adoption around the globe: Our data shows that global adoption has leveled off in the last year after growing consistently since mid-2019. We look at this trend in the chart below, where we

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Bedrijfsobligaties uit opkomende markten beginnen te schitteren

Bedrijfsobligaties uit opkomende markten beginnen te schitteren

🕔08:47, 8.Nov 2022

Obligaties uit opkomende markten bieden enkele van de aantrekkelijkste rendementen ten opzichte van risico sinds vele jaren, vooral in het licht van de sterke fundamentals van bedrijven en de economie. Professionele beleggers zeggen al lachend dat het VK een opkomende

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The long road to normalization

The long road to normalization

🕔14:21, 7.Nov 2022

Multi Asset Monthly: Central banks’ top priority remains the fight against inflation; nevertheless, their communication seems more balanced, indicating that expectations are also being considered. Inflation will moderate in 2023 but we are not close to a pivot. Central banks

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The longer the base, the more powerful the breakout (or breakdown)

The longer the base, the more powerful the breakout (or breakdown)

🕔12:42, 7.Nov 2022

Long-term holders are trading at a loss proportional to that of previous market cycles, suggesting that, finally, the highest-conviction participants are experiencing …

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Commercial Mortgage Lending

Commercial Mortgage Lending

🕔10:42, 7.Nov 2022

An Examination of Underwriting Metrics and Losses Through 60 Years of Economic Cycles. Commercial mortgage loans (CMLs) have become an important component of private investment portfolios over the past 30 years. Interest in commercial mortgages began growing as the sector

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Voices on 2030: Financial services reinvented

Voices on 2030: Financial services reinvented

🕔08:56, 7.Nov 2022

The ’Voices’ in this report cover many facets of financial services and beyond — from incumbents to challengers, BigTech to fintechs, policy makers to legal experts. Taken together, they create a valuable chorus of insight and expertise. Many of the

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Economic outlook dampens as challenges mount

Economic outlook dampens as challenges mount

🕔15:55, 5.Nov 2022

Quarterly Fixed Income Perspectives from Capital Group’s fixed income team: The combination of persistently high inflation, aggressive central banks and tightening financial conditions is weighing on financial markets and global growth outlooks. While valuations across many sectors look compelling after

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Hard and local currency bonds provide different routes to returns

Hard and local currency bonds provide different routes to returns

🕔14:27, 5.Nov 2022

Emerging market (EM) bonds are a strategic holding for many investors. But the desired result from an allocation to emerging market debt cannot be achieved without first considering the attributes of hard- and local currency-denominated bonds — the two broad

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How long might the dollar rally last?

How long might the dollar rally last?

🕔12:06, 5.Nov 2022

A rapid shift in the outlook for the global economy – punctuated by soaring inflation, Europe’s deepening woes and increasing fears of a worldwide recession – is having an enormous impact on currency markets. The US dollar has continued to climb

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Beginning The Next Phase Of The 2022 Bear Market

Beginning The Next Phase Of The 2022 Bear Market

🕔08:28, 4.Nov 2022

Following the summer rally, risk assets once again overprice soft-landing prospects requiring a cautious stance on the part of investors going into year-end. Comments from Fed Chair Powell suggest that economic risks are increasingly skewed towards recession especially in Europe

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We aren’t out of the woods yet Emerging markets fixed income – Q3 2022

We aren’t out of the woods yet Emerging markets fixed income – Q3 2022

🕔16:44, 3.Nov 2022

Emerging markets feel the impact of developed markets policy mistakes. Emerging markets fixed income delivered negative total returns in Q3, mostly in response to developed market (DM) policy mistakes and reversals. EM spreads tightened on cheap valuations and lack of

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Cannabis 2.0- Investing in Todays Regulated Industry

Cannabis 2.0- Investing in Todays Regulated Industry

🕔14:37, 3.Nov 2022

In 2012 Colorado and Washington State pioneered the legalization of adult-use cannabis at a time when federal cannabis legalization was still a farfetched concept. Fast forward — as of October 2022, a total of 37 states, the District of Columbia,

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Top 10 Interview with our infrastructure experts on energy storage

Top 10 Interview with our infrastructure experts on energy storage

🕔12:12, 3.Nov 2022

Energy storage has the potential to help reduce the carbon footprint and is proving to be a timely solution in the transition from thermal-power generation to sustainably sourced energy. 

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35-Year Highs For The Dollar

35-Year Highs For The Dollar

🕔10:38, 3.Nov 2022

Our Currency, Our Problem. One of the most famous sentences ever uttered by a U.S. Treasury Secretary was John Connally’s November 1971 G-10 meeting quote that “The dollar is our currency, but your problem.” It’s a wonderful line, and the

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Climate and Debt

Climate and Debt

🕔17:16, 2.Nov 2022

Mitigating and adapting to climate change is both a matter of survival and of economic rationality. Investing in mitigation and adaptation will reduce the economic costs of climate change. In that sense, it saves money. But compared to an alternate

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High-yield update: Default projections up slightly

High-yield update: Default projections up slightly

🕔14:09, 2.Nov 2022

KEY POINTS: Forecasted high-yield default rates are up slightly since our April 2022 assessment. A deteriorating macroeconomic outlook and geopolitical risks are driving the forecast. Default rates remain well below long-term default rates.

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The New Dynamics of Private Markets

The New Dynamics of Private Markets

🕔12:08, 2.Nov 2022

Private markets have provided farmers, entrepreneurs, corporate tycoons and property developers with access to capital for centuries. The first recorded private loan was almost four thousand years ago in Mesopotamia. But the modern era of private equity – focused on

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