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  • gmo-2022-annual-marketo-lg

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    Global Market Outlook: Continuing the Climb

    2021-12-06T16:39:00Z

    While the world maintains its focus on the battle against Covid-19, there are reasons for optimism in the months ahead. But as we continue the climb past peak growth and peak policy accommodation, many risks to the outlook remain.

  • Keeping Pace with the Climate Transition

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    Keeping Pace with the Climate Transition

    2021-12-06T14:07:00Z

    The transition to a low-carbon economy could occur faster than investors may think.

  • ESG, Climate Metrics and Value Investing

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    ESG, Climate Metrics and Value Investing

    2021-12-06T11:53:00Z

    Value indices could present a significant negative bias with regard to ESG and carbon securities relative to their Growth counterparts. Energy and Utilities that rank poorly with respect to carbon emissions tend to be overweight in such indices and Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary and Communication Services that rank highly from an ESG perspective tend to be underweight.

  • China Fixed Income - Weighing Opportunities as Access Improves

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    China Fixed Income: Weighing Opportunities as Access Improves

    2021-12-06T11:34:00Z

    For a long time, global bond investors awaited the opportunity to gain greater exposure to the remarkable Chinese economic growth story. The sustained and rapid growth trajectory has hit the occasional speedbump, but the economy has nearly always quickly re-gathered momentum. 

  • Post COP26  - Outcomes and Opportunities

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    Post COP26 - Outcomes and Opportunities

    2021-11-18T13:32:00Z

    As the 26th UN Climate Change conference (COP26) concluded in Glasgow, it was clear that this ambitious conference had produced developments that were not only high in number but also in complexity. 

  • The World Targets Change

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    The World Targets Change - How Investors’ Global Focus on Carbon is Set to Alter the Game

    2021-11-17T11:48:00Z

    Our latest ESG research reveals an industry poised for a global groundswell of decarbonization target-setting over the next three years. Asset owners say their climate strategies are about creating real change and driving the economic transition, potentially transforming the investment landscape.

  • The Right Approach - Pension Scheme Destinations and the Endgame Pathways

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    The Right Approach - Pension Scheme Destinations and the Endgame Pathways

    2021-11-03T12:14:00Z

    Our new survey of Defined Benefit schemes focuses on the long-term goals of these schemes, and explores the various paths that are available to them as they approach their endgames.

  • EMD and Fed Tapering - Why This Time is Different

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    EMD and Fed Tapering: Why This Time is Different

    2021-11-01T11:54:00Z

    The US Federal Reserve has been gearing up to slow the pace of its bond purchases. But unlike the Taper Tantrum of 2013 that saw an outsized negative impact on emerging market debt, the Fed’s more careful communication this time around makes it unlikely that today’s more resilient emerging bond markets will experience the same fallout.

  • Understanding COP26

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    Understanding COP26

    2021-10-29T16:25:00Z

    COP26, the 26th annual UN conference on climate change, is here and expectations are high. In this article, our ESG team explains more about the summit, what might happen there and how this may well impact investors everywhere. 

  • Fixed Income - China, EM Come Online

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    Fixed Income: China, EM Come Online

    2021-10-27T15:09:00Z

    In our survey of over 350 institutional investors, responses confirmed that the trend of increasing investment in Chinese and emerging markets’ bonds remains in place. This paper looks at what investors are thinking when it comes to making investments in these assets.

  • Why China Remains Attractive Despite Risks

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    Why China Remains Attractive Despite Risks

    2021-10-20T15:03:00Z

    China’s growth story will continue, although that story is changing and becoming more complex. We believe that investment in China remains a unique and compelling opportunity to capture returns, even in light of slowing absolute growth and a unique set of risks.

  • Preparing for the Big Shift ESG Moves Mainstream

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    Fixed Income: Preparing for the Big Shift ESG Moves Mainstream

    2021-10-13T12:22:00Z

    In our recent survey of over 350 institutional investors, responses confirmed that there are some substantial shifts underway in fixed income investing. ESG in fixed income is becoming a high priority for investors globally and this short paper focuses on those findings.