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Political risks will dominate credit markets in 2017

Published by : Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Alasdair Ross, EMEA Head of Investment Grade, explores populist politics, and argues that they will be a big theme for corporate credit markets in 2017.

Published: 15 March 2017

Business Area: Fixed Income

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Guide to smart beta

Published by : Lyxor

Investors need new ways to diversify or find performance, with low-risk assets like cash or bonds offering little to no return, and higher-risk assets like equities sensitive to increasingly unpredictable political and economic events. Staying the course towards important long-term goals is harder

Published: 14 March 2017

Business Area: Global funds

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Guide to reducing risk

Published by : Lyxor

Extraordinary monetary policy has forced many investors into equity markets – for yield, capital return or long-term inflation protection - who are not naturally comfortable with volatility. Yet volatility is here to stay, and valuations are stretched, so discomfort could soon turn to something far

Published: 14 March 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Opportunities and risks in EM bonds

Published by : M&G Investments

Claudia Calich discusses how headwinds from the developed world have increased (politics, monetary policy), with particular uncertainties around President Donald Trump’s policies and views on global trade.

Published: 17 February 2017

Business Area: Emerging Markets

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Rating: 1 people found this useful

Keeping risk on the radar in calm conditions

Published by : Hermes Investment Management

Investors shrugged off the political shocks of 2016 with stunning nonchalance: the immediate effects of Brexit lasted less than a week, the election of Donald Trump was dealt with in a matter of days and the Italian constitutional referendum was forgotten in less than three hours.

Published: 03 February 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Other

Risk Video Series - Hollie Briggs

Published by : Natixis Global Asset Management

Investors are increasingly more informed about the benefits of long-term over short-term investing. But investing for the long-term is not just about holding stocks for more than 3-5 years. Holly Briggs, vice president and product manager, Loomis Sayles US Equity Leaders Fund outlines how intrinsic

Published: 19 January 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Audio/Video (.mp3, mp4, mpg)

Risk Video Series - Isaac Chebar

Published by : Natixis Global Asset Management

Macro-economic challenges such as the fallout of Brexit and European elections can often divert attention away from the known certainties of building a portfolio based on company fundamentals. Isaac Chebar of DNCA explains how by applying risk controls and allowing some margin of safety in company

Published: 19 January 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Audio/Video (.mp3, mp4, mpg)

Risk Video Series - James Beaumont

Published by : Natixis Global Asset Management

Does the intended risk and exposure in portfolios match up to the actual risk and exposure taken? All too often the answer is no. James Beaumont, head of portfolio research and consulting group, Natixis Global Asset Management explains how data and research is being used to align portfolio risk more

Published: 19 January 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Audio/Video (.mp3, mp4, mpg)

Risk Video Series - Alex Healy

Published by : Natixis Global Asset Management

How to achieve genuine sources of diversification that are complementary to a traditional allocation of stocks and bonds within portfolios has been a real challenge for investors in recent years. Alex Healy of Alpha Simplex outlines how managed futures can be a very potent tool for adding diversity

Published: 19 January 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Risk Video Series - Win Murray

Published by : Natixis Global Asset Management

Integral to success in private equity is understanding what makes businesses tick. So can this understanding be transferred to building a portfolio of stocks? Win Murray of Harris Associates explains how time horizons and the ability to identify value play a key role, as well as which sectors are

Published: 19 January 2017

Business Area: Risk

Type: Audio/Video (.mp3, mp4, mpg)