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ESG Thema #1 - Introduction to Net Zero
Since last year, there has been a tremendous acceleration of net zero commitments, showing that despite the Covid crisis, the climate change mitigation goals set in the Paris Agreement remain firmly on the agenda.
Global Investment Views - August 2021
The past weeks have confirmed that phase one of the ‘great recovery’ is now behind us. We have entered a new sequence: PMIs decelerating from their peaks and concerns about the spread of the Delta Covid19 variant are features of it.
Amundi Pension Funds Letter n°12
The coming of summer has also seen the return of extreme heatwaves, catastrophic flooding and devastating forest fires. The arrival of the COP26 could not be more timely given the need for a universal response to the climate crisis. Pension funds as major global asset owners have a key role to play in this response.
Amundi launches Amundi Euro Liquidity Short Term SRI
Amundi, Europe’s largest asset manager, announces the launch of Amundi Euro Liquidity Short Term SRI (“the Fund”), a short term Money Market fund with accumulative variable net asset value (V NAV), awarded with an SRI label and is AAAmmf-rated1 by Fitch Ratings.
ECB QE Monitor - July 2021
The Eurosystem started its QE in March 2015.
European equities: look for the winners to play the reflation trade, value revenge, and ESG disruption
Today, all eyes are on Europe. While the strongest national European football teams are animating a great competition, which is also signalling a sort of return to normality for Europeans, investors’ appetite for European equities is back and for good reason.
Cross Asset Investment Strategy - July 2021
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Revisiting Quality Investing
In the field of factor investing, quality is undoubtedly the equity factor with the weakest consensus. This research investigates the best way to define it. In order to capture the multi-faceted reality of the factor depicted in academia, we address the quality factor through a multidimensional process by defining four self-reliant pillars: profitability, earnings quality, safety and investment. To better fit institutional investor’s’ needs, we analyze the resulting factor by focusing on the last eighteen years and on a global developed markets universe of liquid stocks (largeand mid-caps).
Banks in the post-Covid-19 world
We thought the banking sector was forever changed by the Global Financial Crisis (GFC): e.g., lower leverage, better risk management, greater transparency, etc. Yet, the Greensill Capital bankruptcy, and the multibillions in losses plus dividend cuts, capital increases, and senior management layoffs at Credit Suisse -- following the Archegos debacle and the Wirecard accounting fraud -- bring back a bitter taste of past troubles. It would be unfair though not to recognise that the financial system and banks in particular managed their way through the Covid-19 crisis, the largest economic shock in modern history, thanks to the efforts made over the past decade to improve their robustness.