- Global Asset Class Spotlights - top down quarterly assessment
Global Asset Class Spotlights - top down quarterly assessment
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Research / Market
High Conviction Ideas
The confluence of financial forces such as: physiological credit cycle deterioration, stronger USD, high leverage, less supportive valuation on multiples that won’t expand on tighter margins (i.e. tighter labour market, tariffs, higher PPI) call for financial risk to dominate economic risk.
For these reasons, we identified some trackers of potential market turnaround: global liquidity and credit spread to track financial and financing conditions, EPS revision and momentum to take the temperature on profit cycle and risk adjusted valuation gaps.
Why investors should care about French “yellow vests” protest
The Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) are a largely spontaneous protest movement that emerged in France, in October. With no declared political affiliation, they called for lower taxes and a higher level of social transfers and public services.
Award for the "Robust Asset Allocation for Robo-Advisors" paper
This Working Paper from the Amundi Research Team has been rewarded by the Savvy Investor Awards 2018 on the 2nd of November.
Rocky Road for the European Union: Pension Plans' Response
Once again, Amundi and Create-Research have partnered in the Annual European Pensions Survey to provide invaluable insight on what pension plans are thinking and how they are faring in today’s complex market environment.