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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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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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Reflation: Endgame

Reflation: Endgame

🕔16:09, 4.Jan 2022

These superheroes all contribute in their own way to a rise in prices, wages, economic growth and asset prices. See inside cover for details. In this year’s Outlook, we look at the consequences of reflation for equity markets that are

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China: The factors behind weaker growth in 2022

China: The factors behind weaker growth in 2022

🕔10:43, 3.Jan 2022

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Chinese economy is facing headwinds leading into 2022, including: 1) Ongoing regulatory crackdown; 2) Exposure to COVID outbreaks; 3) A slump in the housing sector; and 4) Power shortages over the winter months. As a result and

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Will the renminbi surprise the market?

Will the renminbi surprise the market?

🕔12:11, 29.Dec 2021

Chi Time China’s exchange rate policy favours a stable renminbi. However, the positive factors that have boosted the Chinese currency are turning negative, leading to some views that the renminbi should weaken in 2022. They include an expected decline in

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Easing off the accelerator, nowhere near the brake

Easing off the accelerator, nowhere near the brake

🕔10:40, 29.Dec 2021

Investment Outlook 2022 After the re-opening surge in 2021, growth in 2022 will moderate and central banks and governments will begin to remove stimulus. But we are far from worried about an abrupt stop in either economic activity or policymaker

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Lagere versnelling, maar nog lang niet op de rem

Lagere versnelling, maar nog lang niet op de rem

🕔10:42, 27.Dec 2021

Beleggingsvooruitzichten 2022 Na de heropeningsgolf in 2021 zal de groei in 2022 vertragen en zullen centrale banken en regeringen een begin maken met het afbouwen van hun stimuleringsmaatregelen. Wij maken ons echter allerminst zorgen over een abrupte stopzetting van de

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What I learned on a trip through China

What I learned on a trip through China

🕔10:31, 24.Dec 2021

Several colleagues and I made our first journey back to China in more than 15 months as we start to get back to on-the-ground research. Our trip in May took us to 16 cities and included close to 90 meetings

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Acting on new realities

Acting on new realities

🕔08:00, 23.Dec 2021

Shifting sustainable gears… The turn of the year is always a good time to look forward and consider what the enduring trends are –and what tail events might derail our baseline thinking. 2021 serves as an important reminder that sticking

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Q3 earnings season: results better than expected but doubts remain about next year

Q3 earnings season: results better than expected but doubts remain about next year

🕔12:41, 21.Dec 2021

CROSS ASSET Investment Strategy The “real” puzzle Central banks are sticking to their temporary inflation narrative, even though the latest CPI readings support the “sticky” narrative. We think, investors should look for ‘real’ returns in credit offering higher yields, together

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Constructing a Chinese Equities Portfolio

Constructing a Chinese Equities Portfolio

🕔13:07, 8.Dec 2021

China Unexplored Portfolio Specialist, Rob Secker, looks at ways in which active investors can exploit market inefficiencies and construct a Chinese equity portfolio. We look at how investors can exploit market inefficiencies and extract value from China’s investment universe. China is

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China’s Zero-Covid policy – timing, benefits, costs and impact

China’s Zero-Covid policy – timing, benefits, costs and impact

🕔12:23, 6.Dec 2021

Chi Time As more countries opt for ‘living with Covid’, China is sticking with a ‘zero Covid’ policy (ZCP) that has brought significant benefits, although not without costs. China may soon be approaching a turning point where the costs outweigh

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Hot inflation data cool equity markets

Hot inflation data cool equity markets

🕔14:17, 1.Dec 2021

Hotter-than-expected inflation data took its toll on equity indexes within developed markets last week. Notably, the S&P 500 fell -0.3%, ending its streak of five weekly consecutive gains. The DJIA and tech-heavy NASDAQ fell -0.6% and -0.7%, respectively. The MSCI

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China’s economy risks a sharp slowdown in growth

China’s economy risks a sharp slowdown in growth

🕔18:02, 12.Nov 2021

Investors in China should prepare for a rough patch. The economy is slowing, and regulations are tightening in several industries. The economic cycle turned in June/July, based on the official Purchasing Managers Index readings and other indicators that we track.

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Age of Asia: Rise of a Multipolar World

Age of Asia: Rise of a Multipolar World

🕔18:17, 4.Nov 2021

Executive summary Asia has already roiled the world with three waves of economic transformation. A fourth is now building, drawing on past strengths and adding new digital-age capabilities. By 2040 the world could look very different, with Asia representing half

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ICMA: looking ahead

ICMA: looking ahead

🕔23:11, 3.Nov 2021

ICMA Quarterly Report It is a great pleasure to be able to communicate with you all for the first time and share some initial thoughts just one month into my appointment as the new CEO of ICMA. The last 18

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China’s Gen Z+

China’s Gen Z+

🕔14:39, 3.Nov 2021

Qin fiddles with her bleached hair as Pop Mart's Robo Shop vending machine produces her selection. Unwrapping its contents, the 21-year-old feels a spark of excitement as she spies the cartoon-like rabbit figure. Pop Mart has deliberately produced the model

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China: Riding the green wave

China: Riding the green wave

🕔08:55, 2.Nov 2021

After a year of tepid primary issuance – held back by the global pandemic – activity in the Chinese green bond market came roaring back in 2021. The supply of new bonds jumped to a record of $60.7bn year-to-date, crowning

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Baidu On AI, Autonomous Driving, An Open Internet Marketplace

Baidu On AI, Autonomous Driving, An Open Internet Marketplace

🕔16:53, 1.Nov 2021

The rollout of new regulations for internet firms in China has led to investor uncertainty and market volatility. New regulations cover a wide range of issues from monopolistic practices to financial risk from online lenders, data security, and consumer protection.

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Q4 outlook: pushing through bottlenecks

Q4 outlook: pushing through bottlenecks

🕔08:52, 1.Nov 2021

We are marginally more cautious as the Chinese economy becomes unsettled and supply-chain issues persist, but retain our belief that we are in the middle of the cycle, not approaching the end. After cruising along for months, the S&P 500

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China: the landscape has changed

China: the landscape has changed

🕔10:14, 29.Oct 2021

Many will cite the suspension of the Ant Group IPO in November, 2020 as kicking off the crackdown on China’s ‘Big Tech’ companies and presaging the July, 2021 crackdowns across a wider range of industries. However, the regulatory foundations for

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Confidence in storm-hit China should return

Confidence in storm-hit China should return

🕔09:57, 29.Oct 2021

Market weekly: Investors with China exposure, or an appetite for it, face a raft of issues ranging from slower growth, which may or may not be condoned by Beijing, to toughened and expanded clampdowns on sectors. Add in persistent Sino-US

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China-US monetary policy divergence – Implications for Asia

China-US monetary policy divergence – Implications for Asia

🕔12:55, 28.Oct 2021

Diverging macroeconomic policies in China and the US have created market volatility recently amid concerns that China’s growth slowdown could spill over into Asia and a less generous US central bank could mean tighter US dollar liquidity for …

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Q&A: what we’re watching given the current state of China

Q&A: what we’re watching given the current state of China

🕔04:21, 27.Oct 2021

As the world’s largest emerging market, China is always on our radar. However, the recent news of property developer China Evergrande Group has prompted fear in the markets over contagion. Here’s what we’re saying about the current situation. 

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Chi on China

Chi on China

🕔00:20, 27.Oct 2021

China bans Bitcoin, embraces dlt with ESG implications We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. Dennis Weaver  SUMMARY China’s renewed crackdown on bitcoin aims at tackling the country’s problems of power shortages, climate control, creeping

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Credit events in China (I) – The macroeconomic impact

Credit events in China (I) – The macroeconomic impact

🕔15:05, 25.Oct 2021

Financial market observers have drawn parallels between the recent credit events in China[1] and past crises such as the 2008 US subprime crisis triggered by the collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers and the 1998 collapse of hedge fund

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Baidu on AI, Autonomous Driving, and An Open Internet Marketplace

Baidu on AI, Autonomous Driving, and An Open Internet Marketplace

🕔11:58, 25.Oct 2021

China Internet Recent Highlights The rollout of new regulations for internet firms in China has led to investor uncertainty and market volatility. New regulations cover a wide range of issues from monopolistic practices to financial risk from online lenders, data

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China is making good RI progress, despite its contradictions

China is making good RI progress, despite its contradictions

🕔09:26, 22.Oct 2021

China is a double-edged sword: it is the world-leading renewables developer, installing more than double the gigawatt (GW) capacity of its nearest competitor over the past decade both in terms of wind and solar power (Figure 1), but at the

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A strategic policy shift and the outlook for China’s private sector

A strategic policy shift and the outlook for China’s private sector

🕔10:09, 21.Oct 2021

What should investors make of the flurry of regulatory tightening that China has implemented since the second half of 2020? How do the measures fit into China’s central strategy as it seeks to strengthen its domestic sector and embarks on

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Controlled Deflation of the China Property Debt Balloon

Controlled Deflation of the China Property Debt Balloon

🕔20:26, 20.Oct 2021

Beijing’s policy actions in the property sector seem to be containing any potential contagion effect. KEY INSIGHTS We are confident that there will be a well‑managed deflation of the debt balloon in the real estate sector and that Evergrande’s troubles

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AA Q4 outlook: pushing through bottlenecks

AA Q4 outlook: pushing through bottlenecks

🕔14:40, 20.Oct 2021

We are marginally more cautious as the Chinese economy becomes unsettled and supply-chain issues persist, but retain our belief that we are in the middle of the cycle, not approaching the end. After cruising along for months, the S&P 500

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More Predictably Unpredictable

More Predictably Unpredictable

🕔08:05, 20.Oct 2021

Global Asset Allocation: The View From Europe After a crackdown on internet technology and educational companies last month, risks continue to emerge out of China, including the potential fallout in its massive real estate sector following missed debt payments by

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Chinese Bonds: Enhancing a European Fixed Income Portfolio

Chinese Bonds: Enhancing a European Fixed Income Portfolio

🕔10:35, 18.Oct 2021

Executive Summary Improved access for foreign investors to China’s large bond market has started a conversation around the place of Chinese bonds within a global portfolio. Investors are now evaluating whether to make an allocation and, if they do, what

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ESG-stimulans is keerzijde van China’s verbod op bitcoin

ESG-stimulans is keerzijde van China’s verbod op bitcoin

🕔08:00, 15.Oct 2021

Sinds mei 2021 treedt China strenger op tegen het verhandelen en mijnen van cryptocurrency’s. China treedt hard op tegen o.a. bitcoin in een poging om problemen als stroomtekorten, klimaatschokken, financiële ontwrichting en de sluipende erosie van zijn soevereiniteit op het

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Removing the crutches

Removing the crutches

🕔10:23, 14.Oct 2021

After a good start, September saw equity markets take a hit, particularly in emerging Asia. Alongside ongoing investor concerns about the pandemic and weakening global growth momentum, markets were rocked by news of debt payment problems at Chinese property developer

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ESG boost is flipside to China’s ban on bitcoin

ESG boost is flipside to China’s ban on bitcoin

🕔08:22, 12.Oct 2021

China is cracking down on bitcoin in a bid to overcome problems such as power shortages, climate control, financial disruption and the creeping erosion of its monetary policy sovereignty. At the same time, Beijing is embracing distributed ledger technology (DLT)

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Mounting risks, buying time

Mounting risks, buying time

🕔17:10, 11.Oct 2021

CIO Views Markets responded to mixed data from the US and China and to the potential tapering from central banks. We are also seeing inflation (energy and food) and a deceleration in China. As a result, while staying neutral on

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Barometer: Geen goede tijd om te kopen?

Barometer: Geen goede tijd om te kopen?

🕔15:31, 11.Oct 2021

Nu het sterke economische herstel van China na de pandemie in gevaar komt door het debacle van Evergrande, moeten beleggers hun verdediging versterken. Er wordt steeds meer een strakker monetair beleid verwacht. De centrale banken blijven voorbereidingen treffen om de

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Regulatory Actions in China: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

Regulatory Actions in China: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

🕔16:20, 7.Oct 2021

China’s regulatory actions, driven by Beijing’s financial, security, and social objectives, have injected volatility into the credit market over the past year. Key themes such as the mantra of housing for living in, not speculation; reducing the education cost burden

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Could the digital renminbi change banking and e-commerce in China?

Could the digital renminbi change banking and e-commerce in China?

🕔11:57, 7.Oct 2021

The digital renminbi is unlikely challenge the US dollar’s global dominance any time soon because of the Chinese currency’s structural limitations. However, it may prompt changes in China’s technology and financial sectors that could indirectly enhance the international competitiveness of

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Pictet AM – Webinar: Keerpunt 1971 – Hoe nu verder?

🕔11:00, 7.Oct 2021

‘De komst van de euro en de bitcoin, de negatieve spaarrente, werkende armen, de spanningen met China, de crisis sinds 2007 en nog veel meer, blijken hun oorsprong te vinden in 1971 …’. Aldus Edin Mujagić, in zijn boek Keerpunt

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Fed taper looks likely, boosting Treasury yields

Fed taper looks likely, boosting Treasury yields

🕔14:50, 4.Oct 2021

U.S. Treasury yields closed higher last week, led by longer maturities. After starting the week lower due to Chinese market fears, rates jumped sharply on Thursday to finish the week about eight basis points  …

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EM Fixed Income: update on Evergrande

EM Fixed Income: update on Evergrande

🕔11:05, 4.Oct 2021

The dominant theme in emerging markets over the last few weeks has been Chinese corporate bonds, particularly high-yield issuers, which have cheapened markedly in recent months as the Chinese government tightened policies, particularly in the … Access the content here:

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What does heightened China risk mean for Investors?

What does heightened China risk mean for Investors?

🕔09:14, 1.Oct 2021

In July, China’s equity market suffered one of its worst monthly declines in a decade amid escalating regulatory pressures. The steep fall has raised concerns about the risks and outlook for investing in Chinese equities. The latest trigger event was

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De voordelen van actief beleggen in China zijn groter geworden

De voordelen van actief beleggen in China zijn groter geworden

🕔10:04, 29.Sep 2021

Met de snel wijzigende regelgeving moeten beleggers in Chinese aandelen een actieve beleggingsaanpak hanteren. Beleggers worden er regelmatig aan herinnerd hoe uniek China is. Meestal gaat het om positieve verrassingen, zoals de indrukwekkende opleving van de Chinese economie na …

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Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

Markets in 3D: Delta, Deceleration and Divergences

🕔09:12, 29.Sep 2021

Equities have remained buoyant over the past weeks despite some challenges (China regulation, Afghanistan crisis), primarily due to the exceptional earnings seasons in the US and Europe. Looking ahead, we identify three main themes: the spread of the Delta Covid

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Five Forces in International Equities Investors May Be Underestimating

Five Forces in International Equities Investors May Be Underestimating

🕔09:24, 24.Sep 2021

China, Japan, technology, and value have potential to shape global markets in 2021 and beyond. T. Rowe Price Insights on International Equities: The rapid rise of China to the world’s second‑largest economy is widely observed. Yet, investors appear to underappreciate China’s

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China’s Phase 3: a new chapter in its epic story

China’s Phase 3: a new chapter in its epic story

🕔12:03, 23.Sep 2021

To understand current developments in China, it’s important to see how the country is now emphasising not just economic power, but the “soft” power of persuasion and influence. The key for investors is to learn how and where these strategic

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Cats, rivers & regulation: the lowdown on Chinese equities

Cats, rivers & regulation: the lowdown on Chinese equities

🕔16:39, 21.Sep 2021

Deng Xiaoping is often considered the architect of modern China, having advocated a pragmatic approach to economic development and embraced the free-market system of western economies. However, many of the principles he endorsed have seemingly been turned on their …

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Podcast: There is more to emerging market equities

Podcast: There is more to emerging market equities

🕔14:27, 17.Sep 2021

Market weekly: Emerging market equities offer investors a wide range of diversification opportunities across economies with a solid post-pandemic growth profile that include, but also stretch beyond, China and the wider Asian region. Quang Nguyen, head of global emerging market equities,

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