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Multi-Asset

17OCT 2019

Investment returns of 6% or 11%: who’s right?

Institutional investors accept a future of modest 6% per-year investment returns, but after a decade of surging asset prices from bonds to stocks, individual investors expect far more.

Fixed Income

15OCT 2019

2019

OCTOBER

08OCT 2019

Multi-Asset

Is oil’s relationship with energy stocks slipping?

Our chart of the month shows that the link between energy stocks and oil appears to be on the slide. What’s happening?

04OCT 2019

Multi-Asset

Quarterly markets review - Q3 2019

A review of markets in Q3, when economic data pointed to an ongoing slowdown and central banks in the US and Europe eased monetary policy.

03OCT 2019

Equities

Is Bill Gates right about the “zero” climate impact of fossil fuel divestment?

Billionaire Bill Gates claims selling shares of fossil fuel companies is ineffective in the fight against climate change and has had “zero” effect on emissions. We think he has a point.

SEPTEMBER

26SEP 2019

Multi-Asset

Investors’ great expectations: Can private assets deliver against high hopes?

Investors are asking a lot from private assets as traditional asset classes look stretched. We find out if they can deliver.

24SEP 2019

Multi-Asset

Preparing your portfolio for a sharp equity market sell-off

A growing number of investors believe an extended equity market correction may be coming. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks of a range of techniques available to mitigate losses.

19SEP 2019

Equities

How can you invest in the global energy transition?

Over the next 30 years, the world’s energy system will shift from one based on fossil fuels to one dominated by renewable electricity. We examine the investment opportunity.

17SEP 2019

Fixed Income

Fallen angels: why passive investors may face greater risks

Passive corporate bond investors could face significant losses when the next economic downturn hits. Active managers, however, have more flexibility and should be able to manage these risks more efficiently.