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The economy in 2023: Where we differ from market consensus

The economy in 2023: Where we differ from market consensus

🕔12:14, 3.Feb 2023

The wisdom of crowds can be powerful. But in times of heightened uncertainty, it can be helpful to understand potential risks. At the moment, markets appear to be crystallising around a hopeful outlook for 2023. Asset prices suggest inflation will

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Wet Toekomst Pensioenen – 20 jaar backtest SPR en FPR

Wet Toekomst Pensioenen – 20 jaar backtest SPR en FPR

🕔10:20, 3.Feb 2023

De laatste tijd is er veel discussie over de nieuwe pensioenregelingen. Zijn de nieuwe regelingen wel een verbetering ten opzichte van de huidige uitkeringsregelingen en zo ja, welke van de nieuwe regelingen pakt het beste uit? In dit artikel kijken

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Strategic Income: Allocation to BB ratings

Strategic Income: Allocation to BB ratings

🕔08:37, 3.Feb 2023

A new building block within UBP’s Global & Absolute Fixed Income range. The strategy’s objective is to generate high income with a strong BB risk profile. The strategy will have a diversified allocation to the high income …

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ESG Megatrends: Demographics

ESG Megatrends: Demographics

🕔13:41, 27.Jan 2023

General demographics trends can be decomposed in four subcategories: population growth, population ageing, migration and urbanization. Changes in any of these segments can cause different types of impact on both economic and social developments depending on the geographical region these

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Securitised credit can be an important diversifier in bond portfolios

Securitised credit can be an important diversifier in bond portfolios

🕔08:31, 27.Jan 2023

As the risk of recession looms large over financial markets, how will securitised credit fare? It’s a growing area of bond markets that has become an important anchor of some actively managed, fixed income portfolios. Portfolio manager Xavier Goss discusses

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How to use ESG ratings smartly

How to use ESG ratings smartly

🕔12:05, 20.Jan 2023

ESG (environmental, social and governance) ratings are complex and getting more so. Lively debate has been triggered by discrepancies such as Tesla being removed from the S&P 500 ESG index over concerns about working conditions and automated driver safety, while

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Long-term perspective on markets and economies

Long-term perspective on markets and economies

🕔10:09, 20.Jan 2023

Recessions are painful, no doubt about it. But they are necessary to clean out the excesses of prior growth periods, especially the more or less uninterrupted growth investors have enjoyed over the past decade.

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Long Term Outlook: Macroeconomic Scenarios and Expected Returns 2023-2026

Long Term Outlook: Macroeconomic Scenarios and Expected Returns 2023-2026

🕔08:56, 20.Jan 2023

To many investors, this year will feel like a rollercoaster. Several major developments have impacted the world economy, and in response, financial markets have reacted fiercely by repricing asset markets. Especially at times like these, it’s important to take a

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The last time investment grade credit looked so good, Pluto was still a planet

The last time investment grade credit looked so good, Pluto was still a planet

🕔14:03, 30.Dec 2022

People my age and up will remember that for all of us (or since 1930, when Pluto was first discovered), the solar system consisted of nine planets. Then in 2006 a monumental event happened when the International Astronomical Union downgraded

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How demographic challenges are shaping the China investment story

How demographic challenges are shaping the China investment story

🕔08:44, 30.Dec 2022

China’s once-in-a-decade census revealed some interesting demographic issues. The country has 264 million people aged 60 and above, which equates to 18.7% of the population, considerably higher than 13% in 2010. The 12 million births …

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Building Asymmetry in Portfolios

Building Asymmetry in Portfolios

🕔08:22, 29.Dec 2022

Monthly Investment Outlook: Global activity slowed down in late December and should remain moderate in Q1-22. The Omicron impact was limited to a few services, but disruption remained in place in …

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Seven megatrend themes to watch

Seven megatrend themes to watch

🕔16:45, 27.Dec 2022

Find out about the key themes across science, technology and sustainability which are helping shape our future over the coming year – and beyond. 1. Focus on food security The recent supply chain disruptions – and the resulting empty supermarket

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Semiconductors: The Road Ahead

Semiconductors: The Road Ahead

🕔12:06, 26.Dec 2022

In mid-September we moved our fundamental outlook for the semiconductor industry to declining, based on the expectation of slowing demand and the fact that inventory levels were well above historical averages across multiple end markets and channel distributors. Only a

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Global Energy – a force in transition

Global Energy – a force in transition

🕔14:28, 23.Dec 2022

The global energy landscape has started to transition away from fossil and CO2 heavy fuels to more renewable sources. This trend has been well underway for several years. As of 2019, fossil fuels, as the predominant source of energy, collectively

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De gezondheidscrisis heeft de investeringsmogelijkheden in security vertienvoudigd

De gezondheidscrisis heeft de investeringsmogelijkheden in security vertienvoudigd

🕔12:45, 23.Dec 2022

Ondernemingen die beveiligingsproblemen aanpakken, bieden aantrekkelijke lange-termijnopportuniteiten voor beleggers. Daarvan is Anjali Bastianpillai, Senior Product Specialist van de Securitystrategie bij Pictet Asset Management, stellig overtuigd: ‘Je veilig voelen is een menselijke basisbehoefte. Of het nu gaat om bescherming tegen cyberaanvallen,

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The meaning of positive nutrition

The meaning of positive nutrition

🕔10:08, 23.Dec 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

🕔08:15, 23.Dec 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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Backtest flexibele premieregeling

Backtest flexibele premieregeling

🕔16:56, 16.Dec 2022

Pensioenakkoord uitgelegd: 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 om te kijken

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The end of an era

The end of an era

🕔12:55, 16.Dec 2022

Monthly Investment Outlook: With the September swoon in risk assets, markets have simply moved to unprice the optimism built up over the summer about the prospects of a pause in Fed tightening …  

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Biodiversity – Why investors should care

Biodiversity – Why investors should care

🕔10:20, 16.Dec 2022

The past 30 years have seen a bigger improvement in human prosperity than all of the past centuries combined. We have built more roads, buildings and machines than ever before. More people are living longer and healthier lives and access

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Clean hydrogen: Opportunities beyond the hype

Clean hydrogen: Opportunities beyond the hype

🕔08:36, 16.Dec 2022

Hydrogen can be used as a carrier of energy, and as an input into chemical and industrial processes. Clean hydrogen is, therefore, a crucial decarbonisation tool for a range of industrial activities including steel, aluminium, iron and chemical production. We

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Te duur wanbetalingsrisico biedt kansen voor obligaties uit opkomende landen

Te duur wanbetalingsrisico biedt kansen voor obligaties uit opkomende landen

🕔14:29, 9.Dec 2022

Obligaties uit opkomende markten werden getroffen door inflatie, renterisico's, een stijgende dollar en geopolitieke spanningen. Maar de bezorgdheid over wanbetaling is overdreven. Beleggers in obligaties uit opkomende markten hebben zelden te maken gehad met een meer complexe economische en geopolitieke

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Alternative Fixed Income and ESG integration

Alternative Fixed Income and ESG integration

🕔12:35, 9.Dec 2022

In this first podcast series on Alternative Fixed Income and ESG we take a look at ESG integration in Alternative Fixed Income: more specifically in Dutch mortgages, Asset Backed Securities and the Government Related Investment Fund. Why invest in Alternative

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The case for investment grade corporate bonds

The case for investment grade corporate bonds

🕔10:58, 9.Dec 2022

Key takeaways Investment grade corporate bonds could play a vital role in terms of adding balance and resilience as part of a core fixed income allocation within a balanced portfolio. The asset class has provided an attractive alternative to developed

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Alternative Investment Solutions: Quarterly Strategy Review and Outlook

Alternative Investment Solutions: Quarterly Strategy Review and Outlook

🕔16:42, 2.Dec 2022

During Q3 2022, global markets continued to fall across the board, from equities, to bonds and commodities. No region, sector or style was immune to it. After a relief rally in July, equities fell, and bond yields rose as inflation

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Recession watch: triggers, outlook and what next for central banks

Recession watch: triggers, outlook and what next for central banks

🕔10:05, 2.Dec 2022

While recession risk is clearly elevated around the world, they are notoriously hard to predict with any accuracy, in terms of timing, duration or impact. Rather than forecasting exactly when global markets might fall into recession this time, the following

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Investing in biodiversity – Why and How

Investing in biodiversity – Why and How

🕔10:32, 30.Nov 2022

A decline in the ecosystem services that nature provides will initially pose a direct physical risk to businesses as harvests become more unreliable, weather patterns change and pollinators no longer support agriculture. The risk is both event-driven, e.g. flooding or

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Why Invest in Emerging Markets with Impact Investing now

Why Invest in Emerging Markets with Impact Investing now

🕔14:18, 29.Nov 2022

-Emerging market (EM) stocks are trading at attractive valuations vs. developed market (DM) stocks -For a similar level of inflation between EM and DM, a higher level of growth is expected in EM -A China rebound should …

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Obligatiebeleggers en de verleidingen van de Costanza-regel

Obligatiebeleggers en de verleidingen van de Costanza-regel

🕔14:37, 25.Nov 2022

Moeten wereldwijde obligatiebeleggers, na een moeilijk begin van het jaar, George Costanza van Seinfeld volgen en tegen hun instinct in handelen? Voor obligatiebeleggers zijn het ongelooflijk moeilijke maanden geweest. Er was geen plaats om zich te verbergen, aangezien de meeste

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Embracing Change

Embracing Change

🕔10:45, 25.Nov 2022

Growth is slowing and inflation is climbing steadily due to the serious energy shock in late 2021. Central banks are starting to withdraw monetary stimulus and talking about rate hikes in the near future. The spectre of stagflation is re-emerging,

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Vastgoed, maar dan met toegevoegde waarde

Vastgoed, maar dan met toegevoegde waarde

🕔10:58, 18.Nov 2022

Beleggen in Europees vastgoed met toegevoegde waarde in een tijd van volatiele activaprijzen, stijgende rentes en vertragende economische groei. Beleggers beleven een periode van verhoogde marktvolatiliteit. Niemand weet precies waar de activaprijzen naartoe gaan – of het nu gaat om

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Megatrends: van stimulansen voor seculaire groei tot beleggingsthema’s

Megatrends: van stimulansen voor seculaire groei tot beleggingsthema’s

🕔10:39, 18.Nov 2022

Megatrends zijn een groep krachtige sociale, demografische, milieu- en technologische krachten die onze wereld veranderen. Lees hoe ze de groei op lange termijn achter beleggingsthema's stimuleren. Thematisch beleggen in seculaire groei Een belangrijk kenmerk van thematisch beleggen in aandelen bij

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Duurzaamheid blijft belangrijk in opkomende obligatiemarkten

Duurzaamheid blijft belangrijk in opkomende obligatiemarkten

🕔08:40, 18.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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ESG Global Study: Chapter 2

ESG Global Study: Chapter 2

🕔08:21, 18.Nov 2022

Investors looking to access a broad range of ESG themes are therefore tasked with buying several singlethematic or narrowly focused funds. This underscores the need for all-inone, fully diversified solutions that target a wide array of sustainable goals through one

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Krachtige trends drijven private equityinvesteringen in gezondheid

Krachtige trends drijven private equityinvesteringen in gezondheid

🕔07:53, 18.Nov 2022

Aan de basis van private equity beleggingen in het thema gezondheid staan krachtige macrotrends, zoals vergrijzing en het ‘consumentisme’ van de gezondheidszorg. De private equitymarkt is snel volwassen geworden en in omvang verdrievoudigd in het afgelopen decennium: van 2.000 miljard

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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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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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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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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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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, 28.Oct 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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Equity investing in an inflationary environment

Equity investing in an inflationary environment

🕔10:02, 28.Oct 2022

After a long hiatus, the resurgence of inflation has become a key concern for investors over the past year. Central banks are moving towards a tighter monetary stance as they seek to tame long-term inflation expectations. With falling real incomes

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Collaborating to boost engagement impact

Collaborating to boost engagement impact

🕔10:50, 25.Oct 2022

Active Ownership Report 2020: Welcome to our second annual Active Ownership Report, in which we report on our activities globally for the first time. The objective of this report is to inform our clients and other stakeholders of our stewardship

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Betere manieren om de wereld te voeden

Betere manieren om de wereld te voeden

🕔09:58, 22.Oct 2022

Voedselzekerheid is door de Oekraïnecrisis een nog urgenter wereldwijd probleem geworden. Beleggers kunnen helpen om oplossingen te bedenken – van boer tot bord. De forse stijging van de voedselprijzen en de bevoorradingsproblemen, die nog verergerd werden door de Russische invasie

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Attractive valuation, but selectivity is required

Attractive valuation, but selectivity is required

🕔10:49, 21.Oct 2022

Flash Update: The recent round of positive performances in local currency markets has offered investors hope of some recovery after the asset class dropped by 16% between mid-February and mid-May 2022. Rising yield levels have contributed the most to the

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Contained EM inflation and higher real yields suggest relative value in local markets

Contained EM inflation and higher real yields suggest relative value in local markets

🕔08:30, 21.Oct 2022

The recent surge in commodity prices has amplified the acceleration in inflation that we have been seeing globally, arising from disruption to global supply chains caused by the pandemic. Expectations just a few months ago were that the drivers …

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Impact of the rise in commodity prices on EM equities

Impact of the rise in commodity prices on EM equities

🕔10:05, 20.Oct 2022

A further rise in commodity prices is a key channel through which the conflict in Russia/Ukraine might affect the rest of EM. If the commodity price increase is sustained, some EM countries may suffer from a deterioration in the terms

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Recession risk – the point of recognition approaches

Recession risk – the point of recognition approaches

🕔12:50, 14.Oct 2022

Monthly investment outlook august 2022  Just as markets had to reprice a new interest rate regime in early-2022 amidst fading hopes for a transitory inflationary backdrop, they are now similarly beginning to recognise that the prospects of an economic soft

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Inzichten van Thematic Advisory Boards

Inzichten van Thematic Advisory Boards

🕔10:10, 14.Oct 2022

De thematische aandelenbeheerders van Pictet kunnen een beroep doen op de expertise van Thematic Advisory Boards om een gedifferentieerd perspectief te krijgen op de belangrijkste vragen over de thema's. Op zoek naar een voorsprong in informatie Toegang krijgen tot uiteenlopende

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