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From niche to norm: why investors should consider thematics in their portfolios
The spotlight on popular themes offering a route to more reliable investment returns seems to be sharper than ever before.
Worries about the economy overheating appear to have been overdone as the delta variant reminds us that the battle with the pandemic is far from over.
A thematic touch: Transforming portfolios with sustainable technology
Technology-driven innovation is one of the most viable ways to tackle the world’s environmental and societal challenges, while at the same time delivering a positive impact on investment portfolios.
Measuring the effect of ¬ diversification into foreign credit
The challenges for investors from the insurance sector are clear, but the solutions sometimes less so.
Richness all around
Value returns: Bringing the “multi” back to multi-factor
Long-suffering factor investors may only be willing to whisper it, but the data say it loud and clear: value is back. After its worst year on record in 2020, the factor delivered its best return sinc ...
Thinking about thinking
It appears that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) is closer to achieving its inflation target than it expected to be when the “average inflation rate” framework was first presented.
Central bankers think inflation has undershot medium term targets in recent years.
The “great acceleration” intensifies pressure on insurers
While the world is recovering from 2020’s massive shock, it accentuated the challenges facing insurers.