World leaders have gathered at the COP21 in Paris (30 November – 11 December 2015) submitting pledges to curb GHG emissions – but are the pledges enough?
The ECB proposed several measures to support the eurozone economy and bring inflation closer to its target at the 3 December meeting.
Weak global demand, low energy commodity prices and a strong US dollar have continued to put pressure on the US manufacturing and mining sectors in the US.
Bruno Crinon explains how he sees foreign exchange markets as inefficient by nature, stating that systematic strategies can exploit these inefficiences.
With the replacement rate set to continue its decline, Charles Alberti suggests starting longer-term savings for retirement earlier.
Ahead of the COP21 in Paris, between 30 November and 11 December 2015, here is a reminder of which countries contribute the most to GHG emissions.
Despite Mario Draghi’s reserved statement, the Fed looks set to take the first step towards normalising US monetary policy, finally diverging from the ECB.
Andy Haldane questions whether technology – particularly automation – will, in the near future, have a greater effect on the labour market than in the past.
The October FOMC minutes seem to suggest a higher level of confidence to start policy normalisation in December, despite certain earlier data weaknesses.
The increasing human population and subsequent consumption is rapidly leading to deforestation, global warming and a serious reduction of biodiversity.
Forecasts for 2016 suggest difficulty in the retail industry in the coming quarters, before a more encouraging end to the year.
Explaining when and why target-volatility strategies generate higher risk-adjusted returns than buy and hold strategies.
The FOMC appear to be attempting to ‘stick the landing’ despite the predicted challenge of a two-tenths fall in the unemployment rate in the next 2 years.
Behavioural psychology studies are doubting whether portfolio manager with their own skills, analysing market environments can outperform simple algorithms.
In a recent speech, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, identified three classes of risk if the world fails to act against climate change.
For Indonesia, the signs of economic recovery are flashing now that the government has launched five stimulus packages, while the rupiah has gained.
The Axioma Quant Forum in London was visited by 150 investment professionals from asset management companies, institutional investors and investment banks.
The FOMC strengthened its language towards the possibility of a rate hike and gradual policy normalisation in the 16-17 October meeting statement.