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Investment Outlook 2021 – Legacy of the Lockdowns

Investment Outlook 2021 – Legacy of the Lockdowns

🕔09:54, 1.Dec 2020

Investment Outlook 2021 – Legacy of the Lockdowns   TAKEAWAYS The global economy faced a crisis of unprecedented magnitude following the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns. A sharp global contraction in early 2020, and possible renewed dip in Europe in the fourth

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BNP Paribas – High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video)

BNP Paribas – High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video)

🕔13:10, 23.Nov 2020

High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery (Video) Asset Allocation Monthly In this Asset Allocation monthly video, we discuss the implications of the US elections and the news on potentially reliable Covid vaccines on our market views and our asset allocation

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Deep Decarbonization

Deep Decarbonization

🕔14:49, 20.Nov 2020

“Costs for renewable hydrogen are going down quickly. Electrolyzer costs have already been reduced by 60% in the last ten years, and are expected to halve in 2030 compared to today with economies of scale. In regions where renewable electricity

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High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery

High Hopes for a Cyclical Recovery

🕔12:45, 19.Nov 2020

Asset Allocation Monthly Three key issues have dominated the macroeconomic outlook in recent weeks: The second wave of the virus, the possibility of a positive announcement on the vaccine front, and the outcome of the US elections. Markets have been

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US Elections 2020: Biden and the uncertain senate

US Elections 2020: Biden and the uncertain senate

🕔07:54, 17.Nov 2020

"Moreover, an end to the trade war does not mean the end to the tech war. There is a strong consensus in the US for curbing China’s access to critical technologies. Biden is unlikely to reverse the Trump administration’s tech

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US Election Preview: All or Nothing

US Election Preview: All or Nothing

🕔08:01, 23.Oct 2020

US Election Preview: All or Nothing The polls say Biden is the favoriete: With little time to go until the election, Biden has a substantial edge over Trump in the national polls, of around 10 percentage points. Biden has led

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Carbon neutrality is achievable by 2050 (Podcast)

Carbon neutrality is achievable by 2050 (Podcast)

🕔08:30, 21.Oct 2020

Market Weekly The EU’s new targets for emissions reductions are realistic and achievable and should lift the price of CO2, encouraging more emitters to switch to doing business in a more environmentally friendly way. In this podcast, chief sustainability strategist

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Nieuw onderzoek van BNP Paribas Asset Management toont de potentiële impact van groene waterstof op de koolstofprijs

Nieuw onderzoek van BNP Paribas Asset Management toont de potentiële impact van groene waterstof op de koolstofprijs

🕔11:29, 5.Oct 2020

Persbericht Groene waterstof(1) zal een belangrijke pijler worden van de plannen voor duurzame ontwikkeling en emissiereductie van de Europese Unie (“EU”). Dit heeft aanzienlijke gevolgen voor zowel het decarbonisatietraject dat de EU de komende drie decennia zal volgen als voor

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Fintech In Emerging Markets

Fintech In Emerging Markets

🕔15:29, 14.Aug 2020

In emerging markets (EM), the path to progress and prosperity is made more difficult by considerable structural challenges. These challenges, such as entrenched economic interests, weak institutional checks and balances and overall lack of physical infrastructure, create barriers to inclusive

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US small caps set for ‘several years of dominance’

US small caps set for ‘several years of dominance’

🕔09:53, 14.Aug 2020

How have US small caps performed over the last cycle and since the pandemic? The most recent cycle began in 2013 and, leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, US small caps had underperformed significantly. The outperformance of the S&P500 versus

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BNP Paribas Asset Management survey shows Covid-19 prompts rise in social considerations within investment decision making

BNP Paribas Asset Management survey shows Covid-19 prompts rise in social considerations within investment decision making

🕔15:23, 24.Jul 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the need for greater awareness of social considerations in investment decision-making. To better understand investors’ approach to social …

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BNP Paribas AM Survey

BNP Paribas AM Survey

🕔13:09, 16.Jul 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the need for greater awareness of social considerations in investment decision-making. To better understand investors’ approach to social …

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What to expect after the Great Pandemic of 2020

What to expect after the Great Pandemic of 2020

🕔14:49, 2.Jul 2020

An unprecedented health crisis has uprooted medical care, financial markets and the prospects for the global economy. It has left asset allocators reeling as some markets seek to find their footing after a sizeable sell-off, while other markets have benefited

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Longer-Term Asset Allocation Views: What To Expect After The Great Pandemic Of 2020

Longer-Term Asset Allocation Views: What To Expect After The Great Pandemic Of 2020

🕔15:12, 26.Jun 2020

An unprecedented health crisis has uprooted medical care, financial markets and the prospects for the global economy. It has left asset allocators reeling as some markets seek to find their footing after a sizeable sell-off, while other markets have benefited

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De Gevolgen Van De Coronacrisis Voor Nederlandse Pensioenfondsen

De Gevolgen Van De Coronacrisis Voor Nederlandse Pensioenfondsen

🕔09:52, 15.Jun 2020

De gevolgen van de Coronacrisis voor pensioenfondsen Ondanks alle onzekerheden rond de ontwikkeling van de Coronacrisis lijkt als een paal boven water te staan dat de gevolgen op economisch vlak ingrijpend zullen zijn. Ook pensioenfondsen in Nederland zullen hier niet

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Equity Risk Overlays Multi-Asset

Equity Risk Overlays Multi-Asset

🕔09:35, 1.Jun 2020

"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." Hedging equity portfolios against losses has become crucial for many equity asset owners after the long rally of 2009-2019 The rapid recovery following the Global Financial Crisis

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Asset allocation: navigating the corona storm

Asset allocation: navigating the corona storm

🕔13:58, 13.May 2020 Read Full Article
Less downside risk, but don’t chase markets

Less downside risk, but don’t chase markets

🕔16:02, 27.Mar 2020

The core asset class views dashboard reflects the key views of the Investment Committee of the Multi-Asset team  Despite investor scepticism, 2019 was a bull market for every asset class (Figure 1). Indeed, assets benefited from the strongly dovish stance

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No Time To Sell Risky Assets

No Time To Sell Risky Assets

🕔09:29, 26.Mar 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has tragically already claimed the lives of over 10 000 people. Many more will die in the coming weeks. Governments have been obliged to take extreme social distancing measures to combat the virus, effectively putting society on

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Markets & The Coronavirus – An Update On Our Thinking

Markets & The Coronavirus – An Update On Our Thinking

🕔07:03, 12.Mar 2020

 Level 1 assets: our asset allocation was mostly unchanged during the selloff. We remain moderately long risk, notably via EM and US equities and underweight EMU duration, where we increased our position recently. Looking ahead: taking the above fundamental and

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Inflation-Linked Bond Outlook

Inflation-Linked Bond Outlook

🕔16:38, 24.Feb 2020

For some months, the investment team’s view has been that the US economy is transitioning from a (temporary) abovetrend growth phase in which growth was super-charged by fiscal stimulus, lower corporate tax rates and deregulation – to a more sustainable

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Gloom doesn’t mean depression

Gloom doesn’t mean depression

🕔16:53, 20.Jan 2020

Macro-Economic Outlook for 2020 – Manufacturing activity has fallen to levels not seen since the global financial crisis; rising trade and geopolitical tensions raise downside risks to business activity – But domestic demand is holding up well – And discussions

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2020 Outlook: Cautiously Constructive, Consciously Reactive

2020 Outlook: Cautiously Constructive, Consciously Reactive

🕔17:56, 13.Jan 2020

2019 turned out to be very different to what most market participants had expected at the turn of the year. This time last year, weakening data, escalating tension between the US and China and a seemingly agnostic Federal Reserve overtightening

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EROCI and the tough road ahead for oil

EROCI and the tough road ahead for oil

🕔17:33, 13.Jan 2020

W e l l s , w i r e s , a n d  w h e e l s … Oil needs long-term break-evens of $10-$20/bbl to remain competitive in mobility. In this report we introduce the concept of

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Picking superstar companies in emerging markets

Picking superstar companies in emerging markets

🕔09:30, 15.Nov 2019

Size matters. Profitability matters. To identify superstar companies in emerging markets, however, we believe ‘economic moats’ is an important concept. This is also identifying the key factors driving that competitive advantage and how dependent the business is on superior management.

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Superstar firms – supersize or super-sustainable?

Superstar firms – supersize or super-sustainable?

🕔08:32, 15.Nov 2019

Is looking for superstar firms among disruptive tech, consumer innovators and small caps a quest for the obvious? Or does it make more sense generally to focus on companies that are sustainable, in both senses, as steady and resilient performers

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Asset Allocation Quarterly

Asset Allocation Quarterly

🕔18:26, 11.Nov 2019

SUMMARY – Transitioning to a reflation regime? – Several developments suggest that a move to a reflationary environment is a material risk, if not immediately. We explore supply shocks given ongoing de-globalisation; fiscal stimulus; and a more traditional route: an

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Asset allocation overview

Asset allocation overview

🕔08:43, 2.Oct 2019

ASSET ALLOCATION Neutral equities – With equities near all-time highs, and given the uncertain macro backdrop, we do not regard short-term risk/reward as very appealing. Underweight core EMU duration – Risks for fixed income markets are mounting, and a reflation

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Electric Vehicles in Emerging Markets

Electric Vehicles in Emerging Markets

🕔17:45, 30.Sep 2019

Emerging markets are at an interesting crossroads when it comes to the issue of climate change. As they continue to grow at an accelerating pace, their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are rising precipitously, with transport the second biggest contributor. Electric

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Longer-term asset allocation views: 2019 and beyond What to expect in the next 5-7 years

Longer-term asset allocation views: 2019 and beyond What to expect in the next 5-7 years

🕔15:51, 19.Sep 2019

In this publication, we describe in detail how we go about forecasting longer-term returns for a large number of asset classes. Our expectations for many assets are generally moderate compared to the returns of the past and lower than their

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Rehabilitation Of The European Structured Finance Market

Rehabilitation Of The European Structured Finance Market

🕔18:42, 9.Sep 2019

Today, structured finance assets – asset backed securities (“abs”) – form a european market with over eur 1 000 billion-worth of outstanding assets. particularly in europe, the market’s growth since 2009 is not only indicative that investors view structured finance

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Asset Allocation Monthly

Asset Allocation Monthly

🕔07:47, 5.Sep 2019

A more challenging balance between growth and monetary policy – Our ‘fragile goldilocks’ base case assumes that central banks can offset the ongoing growth slowdown. In our view, that assumption is now more tenuous in Europe, but still holds in

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The renminbi conundrum: the external surplus and the exchange rate

The renminbi conundrum: the external surplus and the exchange rate

🕔09:26, 16.Aug 2019

China’s current account has defied consensus (https://china.bnpparibas­am.com/the­fuss­aboutchinas­current­account­deficit­and­global­cost­of­capital/) , and recorded a surplus of 1.6% of GDP in Q2 2019, up from a 1.5% surplus in Q1. How can that be? The answer must lie in the financial and capital accounts,

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t De vermogensbeheerder voor een wereld in verandering

t De vermogensbeheerder voor een wereld in verandering

🕔14:06, 28.Mar 2019

Het is een beproefd recept voor pensioenfondsen: de beleggingsportefeuille wordt verdeeld in een matching- en rendementsportefeuille. De matchingportefeuille is bedoeld om de verplichtingen af te dekken en de rendementsportefeuille moet voor extra rendement zorgen. Deze tweedeling maakt het vraagstuk van

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Asset Allocation Monthly

Asset Allocation Monthly

🕔17:02, 8.Mar 2019

Between Growth Fears And Policy Support  It’s all about growth – Markets have gone through violent swings lately, with the latter part of 2018 seeing a sharp re-pricing of economic growth assumptions juxtaposed by a strong rebound of risky assets

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Asset Allocation Quarterly

Asset Allocation Quarterly

🕔01:02, 18.Feb 2019

Summary Central bank tightening fuels volatility – As financial markets begin to slowly grasp that central banks are no longer underpinning asset prices, sharper and sudden market moves look set to become the new norm. In such a world more

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Regime change

Regime change

🕔13:02, 9.Jan 2019

Investment Outlook for 2019 A regime change is underway in financial markets. Non-conventional central bank policy in the wake of the Great Financial Crisis of 2007-2008 sent waves of liquidity flooding through global asset markets. In December 2015, the US

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Explaining Portfolio Decarbonisation

Explaining Portfolio Decarbonisation

🕔11:02, 19.Nov 2018

So what is decarbonisation – that odd, but strangely attractive-sounding word? Decarbonisation refers to action taken to reduce the carbon intensity, and carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions in particular, of an economy. As an integral part of the energy transition, decarbonisation

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Medium term asset allocation views

Medium term asset allocation views

🕔13:02, 6.Nov 2018

BNP Paribas Asset Management has a longstanding history of providing asset allocation advice to our institutional clients. This included studies for pension funds and insurance companies to optimise their long-term strategic asset allocation. But also portfolio allocations based on medium-term

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Medium-Term Asset Allocation Views

Medium-Term Asset Allocation Views

🕔14:03, 22.Oct 2018

What to expect in the next 5 to 7 years? Institutional investors face great challenges after a prolonged period of declining yields and very accommodative monetary policy by the main central banks. These include the continuous search for yield as

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Cautiously optimistic

Cautiously optimistic

🕔01:02, 12.Aug 2018

Asset Allocation Quaterly The second quarter of 2018 was tainted by trade tensions; investor concerns about Italy and European growth; and stress in emerging market (EM) and China-linked assets. However, not all news was bad for the markets: US equities

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Cautiously optimistic

Cautiously optimistic

🕔01:02, 12.Aug 2018

Asset Allocation Quaterly The second quarter of 2018 was tainted by trade tensions; investor concerns about Italy and European growth; and stress in emerging market (EM) and China-linked assets. However, not all news was bad for the markets: US equities

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The dove in the dots: how the FOMC is paving the way for an inflation overshoot

The dove in the dots: how the FOMC is paving the way for an inflation overshoot

🕔13:02, 6.Jul 2018

Key Points FOMC communications and projections suggest that policymakers are largely accommodating fiscal expansion and possibly encouraging an inflation overshoot.  The approach implies a dovish shift in the FOMC’s reaction function that is not adequately reflected in the Committee’s statement

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The return of the US inflation threat

The return of the US inflation threat

🕔11:02, 28.Jun 2018

Asset Allocation Monthly As in February, US Treasury yields rose to the point where they ended up rocking markets, but this time the disruption was more visible in the US dollar and emerging markets than in equity markets. We see

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Positief over risico ondanks hogere volatiliteit van aandelen

Positief over risico ondanks hogere volatiliteit van aandelen

🕔19:02, 1.May 2018

Kwartaalrapport Asset Allocatie Vier ontwikkelingen in het bijzonder maakten in K1 de markten nerveus en leidden tot een verhoogde aandelenvolatiliteit: (i) zorgen over de inflatie en een minder accommoderend beleid van centrale banken; (ii) het escalerende protectionisme; (iii) de teleurstellende

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A Road Map For Navigating Protectionism: The Elevator And The Staircase

A Road Map For Navigating Protectionism: The Elevator And The Staircase

🕔13:02, 6.Apr 2018

Multi Asset Spotlight Financial markets have experienced another bout of volatility, this time related to an escalation in protectionism involving the US and China. An escalation of such tensions towards a full-blown trade war would be very damaging for global

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Asset Allocation Monthly

Asset Allocation Monthly

🕔01:03, 7.Mar 2018

Global equities sold off aggressively as higher bond yields finally dented the strong January risk rally The sell-off was triggered by strong hourly earnings data in the US, but its magnitude appears to be exacerbated by market technicals Solid growth

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Finding out people’s attitudes to SRI

Finding out people’s attitudes to SRI

🕔14:12, 6.Mar 2018

What are people’s attitudes towards investing, and more specifically towards SRI, in The Netherlands? And how do they compare with those of people in some of the other major European countries? 

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The Intelligence Report

The Intelligence Report

🕔14:31, 22.Feb 2018

Last week was characterized by a recovery in global risk assets as volatility eased from their spike levels witnessed in the days following the release of higher-than-expected payroll earnings. This calmer environment last week is all the more notable in

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Will the Renminbi suprise the market again in 2018?

Will the Renminbi suprise the market again in 2018?

🕔13:02, 21.Feb 2018

The renminbi has started 2018 on a firm footing, with CNY-USD trading at 6.394 at the time of writing (or more than 1.7% higher than the exchange rate at the end of 2017). CNY appreciated by more than 6.3% against

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