The investment landscape is changing as savers and governments place greater scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In this piece we highlight the driving forces and discuss the ways in which investors can include ESG factors
Equities continue to look attractive relative to fixed income, and could very well move higher in the short-term given firmer economic data and a Fed on hold.
Emerging market equities are inherently volatile. But investors shouldn’t be deterred. If investors have a long time horizon, the emerging markets are expected to pay returns well in excess of developed market equities.
The existing Brexit deal has once again failed to win the backing of a majority in parliament.
Our view over the past few quarters has been that EURUSD should be rangebound, as the cyclical outperformance of the US economy is offset by the eurozone’s relatively better balance of payments position.
We further discuss how institutional investors can protect their portfolios from late cycle headwinds and rising volatility so that they can be positioned for long-term success.
Using our 2019 Long-Term Capital Markets Assumptions and our estimate of the average current pension profile, we projected forward the buyout position of the average UK pension scheme.
Following a significant pivot from the US Federal Reserve in recent months, today the European Central Bank (ECB) followed suit by providing ongoing liquidity support to the eurozone’s banks.
The key political, macro and credit risks that insurers may want to address in 2019.