All Emerging Market articles

  • Third Quarter Market Outlook
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    Third Quarter Market Outlook

    2020-07-09T15:56:00Z By PGIM Fixed Income

    In PGIM Fixed Income’s third quarter market outlook, Robert Tipp, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist and Head of Global Bonds, looks at the prevailing factors that may determine sector performance as the shadow of COVID-19 lingers over the market in In “The Gilt Edge of the Virus Cloud.” 

  • ECB QE Monitor – June 2020
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    ECB QE Monitor – June 2020

    2020-07-08T15:54:00Z By Amundi Asset Management

    ECB strengthened its intention to make its action long-term: The ECB revised its medium-term inflation target substantially on the downside . Core inflation is forecast to reach only 0.9% in 2022 (0.8% in 2020, 0.7% in 2021). The ECB justified the adjustment of the size of ...

  • Improving the Robustness of Trading Strategy Backtesting with Boltzmann Machines and Generative Adversarial Networks
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    Improving the Robustness of Trading Strategy Backtesting with Boltzmann Machines and Generative Adversarial Networks

    2020-07-07T15:40:00Z By Amundi Asset Management

    In this article, we explore generative models in order to build a market generator. The underlying idea is to simulate artificial multi-dimensional financial time series, whose statistical properties are the same as those observed in the financial markets. In particular, these synthetic data must preserve the first four statistical moments (mean, standard deviation, skewness and kurtosis), the stochastic dependence between the different dimensions (copula structure) and across time (autocorrelation function).

  • The day after #9 - Covid-19 crisis, a catalyst for change and strengthening the EU
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    The day after #9 - Covid-19 crisis, a catalyst for change and strengthening the EU

    2020-07-06T13:05:00Z By Amundi Asset Management

    The Conference on the Future of Europe, planned earlier this year, will probably open in September in a very different context than initially expected. Who will chair it and whether a new treaty for the union will be on the agenda remains unclear, but the need to address repositioning Europe post the Covid-19 pandemic is clear.

  • Record US Index Concentration Adds Hazards for Investors
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    Record US Index Concentration Adds Hazards for Investors

    2020-07-06T08:54:00Z By AllianceBernstein

    US growth companies led the second-quarter rebound, fueled by the five largest technology and new media stocks, which now comprise more than a third of the Russell 1000 Growth Index (R1000G). Investors should be alert to the risks of high benchmark concentration.

  • Lopsided Equity Rally Highlights Growing Market Risks
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    Lopsided Equity Rally Highlights Growing Market Risks

    2020-07-06T08:49:00Z By AllianceBernstein

    Global equities rebounded sharply in the second quarter, driven by massive stimulus efforts and progress in the fight against the coronavirus. But investors face new risks in the third quarter as companies and countries count the costs of the pandemic and cope with the threat of a second wave of contagion.

  • The Prospects for the Emerging Markets—Looking Beyond the Storm
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    The Prospects for the Emerging Markets—Looking Beyond the Storm

    2020-07-06T08:26:00Z By PGIM Fixed Income

    While the coronavirus has dealt a painful blow to many of the emerging-market economies, we see the challenges arising from this episode as only one of several sets of factors likely to determine EM vulnerability and performance over the medium term. 

  • Asia ex-Japan Strategy Update - June 2020
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    Asia ex-Japan Strategy Update: June 2020

    2020-07-06T08:14:00Z By Federated Hermes

    The current economic environment is in many respects unprecedented. In the last century, perhaps with the exception of the world wars, almost all financial crises have been ‘financial’ in nature. Today’s crisis is different: it is not just about ownership or claims on assets, it is a public health crisis. When the coronavirus pandemic eventually recedes, what will a recovery in equities look like?

  • Core Matters - Has globalisation peaked?
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    Core Matters - Has globalisation peaked?

    2020-07-03T09:10:00Z By Generali Investments

    Globalisation has always been a matter of controversy. In economic terms, it has been widely credited with a rise in productivity by exploiting gains of trade. It has also led to lower prices and more product variety for consumers. However, it is also seen as a driving force of de-industrialisation and rising inequality in Advanced Economies (AEs), while fostering a catch-up process in Emerging Markets (EMs).

  • Sharpe Thinking - reality sets in
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    Sharpe Thinking: reality sets in

    2020-07-03T08:07:00Z By Federated Hermes

    What’s moving the investment landscape? In these turbulent markets, we bring you views from our portfolio managers, analysts and economists, delivered by our Investment Office – an independent body ensuring that our investment teams perform in the best interest of clients.

  • Our preparations for the reform of LIBOR
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    Our preparations for the reform of LIBOR

    2020-07-02T16:00:00Z By M&G Investments

    LIBOR will continue giving way to replacement rates ahead of its retirement by the end of 2021. We will soon be familiar with SONIA in the UK, ESTR in Europe and SOFR in the US. Work continues across M&G and the industry to ensure as smooth a transition as possible to the new rates. This bank of Frequently Asked Questions aims to assist understanding of what’s happening, why it’s happening and how we expect it might affect investments.

  • Sustainable investing - Resilience amid uncertainty
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    Sustainable investing: Resilience amid uncertainty

    2020-07-02T09:44:00Z By BlackRock

    This period of market turbulence and economic uncertainty has further reinforced BlackRock’s conviction that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) characteristics may indicate resilience during market downturns.

  • 2020 midyear Global Investment Outlook, BlackRock Investment Institute (BII)
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    2020 midyear Global Investment Outlook, BlackRock Investment Institute (BII): The future is running at us

    2020-07-02T09:35:00Z By BlackRock

    Our experts explain how the coronavirus shock is accelerating structural trends in inequality, globalisation, macro policy, and sustainability, which is fundamentally reshaping the investment landscape and will be key to shaping investor outcomes. The most important action investors need to take today, in our view, is to review their strategic asset allocation to ensure portfolios are resilient to these supercharged trends.

  • A tale of two responses
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    A tale of two responses

    2020-07-02T08:54:00Z By Canada Life Investments (Real Estate)

    The bond markets have evolved so much since the last crisis it is difficult to imagine how anyone could have written a more epic script, particularly when it comes to what constitutes the new “normal” level of yields and to the ever-expanding roles of central banks - the US Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB) being at the forefront of this.

  • Global Convertible Securities - A Strategic Choice For Lower-Volatility Equity Participation
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    Global Convertible Securities: A Strategic Choice For Lower-Volatility Equity Participation

    2020-07-02T08:47:00Z By Calamos Advisors

    An environment of unprecedented uncertainty has heightened the need for risk-managed investment solutions. Because of their structural features, convertible securities can address a range of strategic investment needs, providing lower-volatility equity market participation or serving as an enhancement to a fixed income portfolio.

  • Protecting biodiversity through sustainable land use
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    Protecting biodiversity through sustainable land use

    2020-07-02T08:28:00Z By Federated Hermes

    The global pandemic has highlighted the causal links between biodiversity loss and climate change, and the emergence of infectious diseases. In the third article in our pandemic series, Sonya Likhtman explores how deforestation and industrialised agriculture contribute to biodiversity loss, and why companies must ensure sustainable land use throughout their value chains.

  • The CX Factor
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    The CX factor

    2020-06-30T15:17:00Z By Aviva Investors

    Amid the coronavirus lockdown, asset managers are finding new ways to communicate with their clients remotely. The industry has much to learn from tech and e-commerce companies that deliver top-class client experience from a distance.

  • Thriving Amid Volatility - Perspectives on Asian Credit
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    Thriving Amid Volatility: Perspectives on Asian Credit

    2020-06-30T13:20:00Z By Neuberger Berman

    While the majority of global markets have experienced volatility, the Asian fixed income market continues to remain resilient. What are the key factors that allow the region to thrive? As the leader in global supply-chain manufacturing, what does the future hold for the region? 

  • 2020 Views from the LPAC
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    2020 Views from the LPAC

    2020-06-30T09:53:00Z By Barings (Europe)

    Over our 25+ years of investing across private markets, Barings has held hundreds of Limited Partner Advisory Committee (LPAC) seats. From this vantage point, we offer the following insights on the issues and actions currently under debate between LPs and their GPs.

  • The Irrelevant Election
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    The Irrelevant Election

    2020-06-30T09:18:00Z By Barings (Europe)

    With voters so divided and angry, the outcome on November 3 will be consequential for many reasons—just not for the stock market.