The worst drawdowns typically happen in recessions. However, investors have experienced even worse drawdowns in this bull market than previous ones. We believe a changing market structure could be the culprit.
With 25 years’ experience dedicated to European stocks, Carmignac’s Head of European Equities Mark Denham has the expertise to pick out the companies with true long-term promise in Europe, avoiding those that don’t offer long-term reward for investors...
In an increasingly protectionist world, plagued by escalating trade tensions, the export-focused German economy is clearly suffering. We look ahead and explore the investment implications of a weaker German economy.
Rising labour costs and increasing US-China trade tensions is resulting in some companies relocating production lines out of China. Fidelity Emerging Asia Fund portfolio Manager Dhananjay Phadnis looks at how ASEAN will be a key beneficiary of this trend....
In this Q&A, Mike O’Brien, Director of Global Trading, offers his insights into how the trading desk seeks to add alpha to the investment process.
In the current climate, it’s understandable that investors might be uncertain about how to approach Europe. But while uncertainty is one of the signature catchwords of our time, there are still many great opportunities in Europe for UK investors, if you...
Industry Voice: Economic policy or economic growth? What matters most for sovereign bond quality and performance? See Eaton Vance's latest report
In this paper, Marshall Stocker, Ph.D, CFA, explores the key drivers of sovereign bond ratings, spread performance and frequency of defaults, paying particular attention to the determinant role that economic policy plays.
The Chinese consumer has traditionally been viewed as an aspirational buyer of western luxury brands. But as China’s middle class matures it is also becoming more discerning, which increasingly favours local brands who know the local market and match...
Flexibility means having the freedom to invest strategically across fixed-income markets. In this paper, we look at how flexible strategies generate returns by allocating capital and risk across the credit spectrum.
A flexible, all-weather approach to credit investing has risen in popularity during the past decade. We look at how flexibility has helped credit investors capture income in a low-yield world and manage duration risk.
Pictet Asset Management explains how working with robots is the future of industry.
The global economy is about to enter a period of vulnerability and low growth, a ‘window of weakness’, will it end in recession or recovery?
Industry Voice: New country research head explains how role will enhance Eaton Vance's edge in EM debt
This Q&A focuses on the recent appointment of Dr. Marshall Stocker as Director of Country Research within the Global Income team and what this means for the firm’s EM debt clients
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