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  • US inflation is moderating

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    US inflation is moderating

    2024-06-17T14:42:00Z

    “Falling price pressures should be supportive of US government bonds and investors could also explore other quality fixed income assets in developed as well as emerging markets.”

  • EU election results and French politics

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    EU election results and French politics

    2024-06-12T14:11:00Z

    The 2024 European Parliament elections took place between 6 and 9 June 2024. The results indicate that the centrist parties should be able to form a working coalition. The European People’s Party (EPP) increased its parliamentary seats. At the same time, parties such as Identity and Democracy (ID) and European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) with far-right credentials also gained seats.  

  • About SDGs, reading the manual with NLP

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    About SDGs, reading the manual with NLP

    2024-06-12T10:01:00Z

    In recent years, asset management has embraced the Net-Zero paradigm for portfolio construction and the formation of mid- and long-term views. However, delays in climate transition go along with poor achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With only a few years remaining to reach the objectives set for 2030, this paper aims to examine the SDGs’ framework and question its implementation by companies. 

  • Will Productivity turn global growth around?

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    Will Productivity turn global growth around?

    2024-06-11T09:57:00Z

    “If these trends continue, global growth over the next decade would likely be sub-3%, compared to just under 4% in the two decades before the pandemic.”

  • The ECB initiates rate cuts after a long gap

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    The ECB initiates rate cuts after a long gap

    2024-06-11T09:40:00Z

    “The ECB avoided any surprises for the markets as it reduced policy rates amid decelerating inflation, which could boost appetite for European fixed income.”

  • Bond investing when Central Banks are in motion

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    Bond investing when Central Banks are in motion

    2024-06-10T14:34:00Z

    2024 is establishing a new market dynamic for bond investors. After the great repricing of 2022 and 2023 when market attention was mainly tilted towards inflation, 2024 is increasingly seeing a more balanced focus towards both inflation and growth. Moving ahead, the slowdown in inflation should continue, although reaching the 2% target may take longer than initially expected by the market, and the route is going to be bumpy as inflation remains sticky.

  • A core allocation to CTAs might be as wise as going tactical

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    A core allocation to CTAs might be as wise as going tactical

    2024-06-10T11:35:00Z

    Timing CTAs is notoriously challenging. We review the pros and cons of several allocation methods to CTAs.

  • India's election outcome and its economic implications

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    India’s election outcome and its economic implications

    2024-06-06T14:34:00Z

    India has recently concluded a national election, one which has taken place over the past six weeks and has seen nearly 650 million people flock to the polls to elect India’s political leadership over the next five years. The country officially announced its elections results on 4 June, the turnout was quite high with 66.3% of voters participating. 

  • Biden vs Trump- high stakes in US elections

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    Biden vs Trump: high stakes in US elections

    2024-06-06T14:31:00Z

    The US election rematch between President Biden and former President Trump will focus market attention on their respective agendas. This paper examines the potential economic and foreign policy changes that could emerge in their second term, as well as the repercussions for financial markets.

  • Outerblue Convictions – Global Investment Views – Data driving diverging paths

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    Outerblue Convictions – Global Investment Views – Data driving diverging paths

    2024-06-06T11:28:00Z

    Three factors are driving today’s global markets; economic growth, inflation and the outlook for monetary policy. Central banks are increasingly dependent on data and inflation remains their chief cause of concern. It is becoming clear that divergences are opening up in policy and outlook in the US and in Europe. On one side a clear path has appeared, where on the other, this path is still surrounded by uncertainty.

  • US consumer shows confidence

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    US consumer shows confidence

    2024-06-03T15:39:00Z

    “Concerns over US economic growth persist, and this highlights the importance of a global approach to investing in the developed and emerging markets.”

  • Global Investment Views - June 2024

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    Global Investment Views - June 2024

    2024-05-31T09:52:00Z

    “Expectations of monetary easing by central banks may support areas that show earnings resilience and are attractively priced.”