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Impact investing


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Fixed Income: Markets take nervous turn

May 2019 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

Almost every asset class did well in the first quarter of 2019 The inversion of the US yield curve has important implications The dollar has shown unusual weakness against emerging market currencies

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Fixed income, rates, currencies: Markets take nervous turn

April 2019 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

The reaction and aftermath to the US Federal Reserve’s dovish pivot appears to be more focused on the monetary policy news itself and the ‘fuel’ of easy money.

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Fixed income, rates, currencies: Global economic discomfort

March 2019 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

Fed’s wait-and-see approach to monetary policy adds to contradictary signals

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Ahead of the curve: Time to tap multi-asset strategies

March 2019 (Magazine)By

Volatility has returned to US equity markets, unnerving European institutional investors with significant exposure to American assets in their portfolios

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IPE Quest Expectations Indicator: March 2019

March 2019 (Magazine)By Peter Kraneveld

When uncertainty hangs over the financial markets, indices tend to converge. That is true for net sentiment of equities

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Asset allocation: Opportunities abound despite volatility

February 2019 (Magazine)

The many uncertainties on the global stage might not be bad news for everyone 

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Fixed income, rates, currencies: Clouds to darken further

February 2019 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

Markets have pulled back from US rate hike forecasts; Euro credit looks set to be most vulnerable to quantative tightening; The European elections in May look set to see a surge in support for populist parties

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Ahead of the curve: Hold faith in Chinese equities

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

Exposure to Chinese equities presents opportunities in both market beta and alpha

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China: To be or not to be

May 2019 (Magazine)By

Investors are divided on whether to classify Chinese equities as a distinct asset class

Becoming a mortgage lender

May 2019 (Magazine)By

More pension funds are eyeing residential mortgages as an asset class

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Economic outlook: Dancing with steamrollers

May 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Clouds are gathering for the global economy

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Briefing: Emerging markets fail to catch up

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Emerging markets have failed to increase their share of global investible market capitalisation since 2007

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Briefing: Looking to active managers

April 2019 (Magazine)By

Active management versus passive index tracking remains one of the most hotly contested questions in the world of investment management.

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Guest Viewpoint: Christin ter Braak-Forstinger

May 2019 (Magazine)

Impact investing has undergone a rapid evolution over the past decade. What originally started with investments in countries at the bottom of the pyramid has become a valid investment approach in developed countries as well. 

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Guest Viewpoint: Manuel Adamini, Sean Flannery, Toby Heaps and Eloy Lindeijer

April 2019 (Magazine)

“Time to invite brown corporates to the green bond party”

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Guest viewpoint: David Kavanagh

March 2019 (Magazine)By

The deadline for national implementation of the IORP II directive passed this January

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Guest viewpoint: Lisa Brüggen & Thomas Post

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”

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Guest Viewpoint: Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA Institute

January 2019 (magazine)By

The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975 

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  • QN-2540

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: UK.
    Size: The fund will be added to our guided fund range.
    Closing date: 2019-05-27.

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    Asset class: Small/Mid-Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Switzerland.
    Size: CHF 130m.
    Closing date: 2019-06-04.

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    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Switzerland.
    Size: CHF 130m.
    Closing date: 2019-06-04.

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