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Monthly Market Monitor: December 2017Subscription

Thu, 7 Dec 2017Updated: Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor presents a concise review of economic and asset class data through clear and impactful charts. 

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Monthly Market Monitor: December 2017Subscription

Thu, 7 Dec 2017Updated: Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor presents a concise review of economic and asset class data through clear and impactful charts. 

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UK Market Review & Outlook: November 2017Subscription

Thu, 7 Dec 2017

UK all-property total returns were 2.5 per cent in the three months ended September 2017, as the market has readjusted, following the initial shock of the EU referendum result.

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Prefer CTAs to Market Neutral L/S

Mon, 4 Dec 2017Updated: Tue, 5 Dec 2017

Risk appetite faded over the recent weeks, in a context where investors appear to be securing gains achieved during a strong year for equities. 

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Each month IPE surveys around 100 asset managers with one or more European segregated mandates for their predictions for equities, bonds and currency markets in the next 6 to 12 months

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Despite rising geopolitical tensions, there was no corresponding rise in negative sentiment in the most recent survey period. That does not mean there were no changes in sentiment trends; only that shifts were mostly slight. Perhaps it is important to put quiet times in perspective, however. Just as an ocean’s tidal shift can occur almost imperceptibly, the power behind the change can be immense....read more

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William Blair Investment Management
William Blair is committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. We work closely with private and public pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as financial advisors. We are 100% active-employee-owned with broad-based ownership. Our investment teams are solely focused on active management and employ disciplined, analytical research processes across a wide range of strategies, including U.S. equity, non-U.S. equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternatives. William Blair is based in Chicago with an investment management office in London and service offices in Zurich and Sydney.

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The Case for Macro
Macro investors adopt a top-down view of the world in which they analyze broad trends to allocate risk across asset classes, geographies, sectors, and currencies—resulting in a liquid strategy that aims to deliver strong risk-adjusted returns without having to rely on rising equity or bond markets....read more

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Adding Science to the Art of Active Management
Traditional active asset management firms—long-only, fundamentally-driven stock-pickers—are facing a crisis of relevance as the shift from active to passive picks up....read more


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Geopolitics back in the game: disruption risks?

Tue, 21 Nov 2017Updated: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

Economic activity has shifted to a higher gear this year, fuelling double digit gains on most risk asset classes. However, could resurgent geopolitical threats jeopardize the recovery? 

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Climate Analysis Goes Multi-Asset

Thu, 28 Sep 2017Updated: Tue, 7 Nov 2017

How are new metrics and approaches extending climate risk analysis across multi-asset strategies?

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  • DS-2382

    Closing date: 2017-12-14.

  • QN-2383

    Asset class: Residential Property.
    Asset region: Ireland.
    Size: EUR 10m.
    Closing date: 2017-12-18.

  • QN-2384

    Asset class: Equities Switzerland (Large Caps).
    Asset region: Switzerland.
    Size: CHF 550 – 600 mn.
    Closing date: 2017-12-15.

  • QN-2385

    Asset class: Liability Driven Investment.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: Size: EUR 1 Billion, Liability size: EUR 3 Billion.
    Closing date: 2018-01-08.

  • QN-2386

    Asset class: Fixed income.
    Asset region: Global developed markets.
    Size: CHF 500 -1000m.
    Closing date: 2018-01-15.

  • DS-2392

    Closing date: 2017-12-21.

  • QN-2393

    Asset class: All/Large Cap Equities.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 200m.
    Closing date: 2017-12-21.

  • QN-2394

    Asset class: Real Estate Industrial.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 10m.
    Closing date: 2018-01-04.

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