Hedged equity (or options overlay) strategies can provide higher risk-adjusted returns over broad-based equity indexes, in part by using options to minimize the impact of market disruptions and downturns.
Inside Insurance provides a regular round up of the key trends in the insurance market, as observed by the Global Insurance Solutions Strategy & Analytics team
The authors discuss sustainable investing, highlighting why there is not trade-off between a focus on sustainability and the maximisation of profit.
This paper outlines the potential investment implications of IFRS 9 on bond and equity investment strategies
Full report detailing JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Chart of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions. Deleveraging will depress growth while risk assets should offer decent returns
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Canadian and Australian equities offer defensive, income-producing opportunities, and can help diversify exposure to larger stock markets such as those of the U.S. and Europe.
Despite the Swiss National Bank (SNB) continued to characterise the Swiss franc as highly valued, we suggest that any overvaluation may be illusory.
Factor investing through the cycle