As of October 30, 2019, the Fed lowered its key rate for the third time in 2019. The ECB cut its deposit rate in September to a record low -0.5% from -0.4% while introducing a two-tier system to preserve bank’s profitability.
ESG in Asia: Amundi shares her views on engagement, climate finance and passive investing
Climate change: Central Banking focus report is online
Amundi and The Economist release an ESG Asian study
Amundi: a responsible partner
Amundi Emerging Markets:
An European Market Leader
IN THE HEADLINES
ESG Investing in Corporate Bonds: Mind the Gap
As investors gradually integrate ESG into their stock and bond portfolios, it becomes crucial for Amundi, as a leading responsible investor, to gain a deep understanding of the various facets of ESG and its impacts on different asset classes. Therefore, ESG has been a top priority for Amundi research teams.
Asset classes views: Detecting Tipping Points
The report highlights the causal relationships between macro-economic factors and long term trends in asset prices, incorporating the latest discussions and analysis and drawing on insights from Amundi’s industry experts. We confirm our central scenario of subdued growth and inflation on a global scale, albeit leading to even lower returns due to complications from late-cycle investing. Recovery is likely as rates and profits normalise while central bank authorities stock up on the ammunitions needed to face further cyclical downturns.
Focus on fundamentals: virus volatility provides entry points for EM equities
Overview: The coronavirus has been the strongest driver behind the recent volatility in financial markets, providing the trigger for a break in the rally in risk assets, which had been running uninterrupted since October. We should be aware that the trough for markets could be well in advance of the peak of the epidemic, as markets tend to overreact at the beginning of a crisis and then stabilise and rebound, despite the continuation of the negative news flow.
FX wars vs. currency wars / USD vs. EUR vs. RMB vs. …
The USD is by far the most important international currency, although declining in recent years, especially as regard central banks’ FX reserves.
Fiat Money vs. Cryptocurrencies / Private vs. Public digital currencies…
The first part of this study analysed the competition between USD, RMB and EURO and presented the challenges for China and Europe to develop a genuine international currencies, having the capacity to compete with the USD (see Part 1: “FX wars vs. currency wars: SD vs. EUR vs. RMB vs …”; DP # 43, January 2020)).
Cross Asset Investment Strategy - February 2020
Global Investment Views - February 2020
Cross Asset Investment Strategy - January 2020
Global Investment Views - January 2020
Cross Asset Investment Strategy - December 2019
Global Investment Views - December 2019
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