Why is the market for alternative lending expanding? Traditional sources of return, i.e. stocks and bonds, face a number of […]
Anton Wouters, Head of Solutions and Client Advisory in Multi Asset, Quantitative & Solutions, and Maurice Kraaijenbrink, Senior Solutions Designer […]
As the global economy shifts to become more sustainable, the set of related investment opportunities is broadening, widening and deepening. […]
In addition to its relevance to equity markets, smart beta – particularly factor investing – can be applied successfully to […]
Following a series of posts discussing factor investing with a focus on premiums derived from exposures to the value, quality, […]
Remember: in finance as in other aspects of life, one risk may be hiding behind another! In recent years, with […]
Robert Haugen, who discovered the low-volatility anomaly in 1972, wrote numerous articles and books to try to popularise what he […]
Over the last few years, interest among investors in indexation has driven asset managers to develop new forms of indexation […]
In our view, there is a strong strategic case for an allocation to emerging market assets; we do however recommend […]
Here are four major neglected findings of modern finance. They have been proven effective in improving risk-adjusted investment returns, based […]
With the replacement rate set to continue its decline, Charles Alberti suggests starting longer-term savings for retirement earlier.
Investors in Asian bonds look set to benefit from the significant progress made in Asian economies, and more specifically bond market growth.
Emerging market small caps have outperformed most major equity indexes this year and can offer investors diverse benefits.
The Great Financial Crisis has shone a light on the value of flexible portfolio management, which is capable of dynamically adjusting itself to the twists and turns of the market cycle.
In a crowded, complex investment world, it’s not easy to find hidden gems that can provide real diversification benefits and an attractive yield. Yet for five solid reasons, we believe, Chinese renminbi bonds could be just what you’ve been looking for.
Risk parity strategies have been great for the last 20 years, profiting from the fall in interest rates and the capital gains it’s generated while avoiding the poor performance of equities. The question now is whether it still makes sense with interest rates having fallen to zero?