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Aon’s Global perspectives on responsible investment

Published by : Aon

Over the course of the past year, Aon has noted a dramatic upsurge in the number of institutional clients who are exploring or implementing responsible investing (“RI”) initiatives. Just a few years ago, institutional investors with RI programs were few and far between. Today, we have many clients

Published: 17 July 2018

Business Area: Global Growth

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Global Fixed Income

Published by : Manulife Asset Management

The confidence we saw during the first quarter has given way to a growing sense of uncertainty in recent months as underwhelming economic data from Europe have cast doubt on the idea of a synchronized global growth story.

Published: 13 July 2018

Business Area: Fixed Income

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Global debt: Growing too much, too fast?

Published by : AXA Investment Managers

The dangers of having too much debt in the economy are many, and as global debt hits a trillion-dollar high there are fears we could heading for a repeat of the global financial crisis.

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Global Growth

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

Energy driving a bull case for small caps

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

As active investors in the energy sector, we have witnessed a change in the economics of energy exploration, and we have seen companies push the boundaries of technological innovation. The past decade provides a good framework for assessing some of the forces that have been in play on both fronts.

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Pensions Management/Institutional Investment

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

The place of bonds in a low yield world

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

This paper identifies the added importance of bonds as the world adapts to lower yields. With growth remaining at low levels, investors will continue the chase for yield resulting in heightened market volatility and ‘risk-on, risk-off’ mentalities forming. However, investors should not be increasing

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Credit

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Will hedge costs end the Trump dollar slump?

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

Regardless of whether this turns into a full-blown rally, an important question for investors may be: Will higher rate differentials and consequent hedge costs prompt a longer-term rally in the US dollar, damaging other asset markets and ending the “Trump dollar slump”?

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Credit

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

US private placements find broadening appeal

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

A stubbornly low yield environment and increased regulatory demands have compounded the challenges of insurance investment firms, and prudent investors are increasingly cautious nearly a decade after the global financial crisis.

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Insurance

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Views from the stategic forum - synchronised and stronger?

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

The Macquarie Fixed Income (MFI) team’s Strategic Forum is always a key date in our calendars. Three times a year we step away to assess the economic backdrop and conduct deep dive research into the key fixed income asset classes to determine our medium term outlook.

Published: 12 July 2018

Business Area: Credit

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Inflation to remain a structural challenge around the world

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

In the sections that follow, we use visuals to help explain our views on macro inflation, the headwinds to significantly higher interest rates, a look to Japan for points of comparison to the United States, and the current backdrop globally — and how modest inflation coupled with high levels of

Published: 09 July 2018

Business Area: Credit

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Will Fed tapering lead to headwinds for the mortgage market?

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

The quantitative tightening process the Fed has been signalling since early 2017 — some are anticipating that this shrinking of the balance sheet could create risks for the mortgage market. However, in our view, the record of quantitative easing (QE) since the financial crisis may tell a somewhat

Published: 09 July 2018

Business Area: Market Valuation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)