- Brexit update: Moving towards the October 31st deadline
Brexit update: Moving towards the October 31st deadline
Monday 07 October 2019
What are the different options expected and what potential impacts on the market can be foreseen? Amundi leads you on a clearer path with a dedicated infographic analysis.
Investing in social bonds: factors and benefits
Over the past years, the global investor community continued to integrate risks related to climate change into investment decision making. Such a level of mobilization has yet to materialize for the consideration of social risk.
Bond back to Core: where is the value in the current economic cycle?
“Slowdown in global growth with subdued inflation and dovish Central Banks (CB) committed to avoid further economic deceleration are trends that should remain favourable for bond investors.” begins Eric Brard, Head of Fixed Income at Amundi. “On one side, investors should limit the upside in core bond yields and, on the other, support the credit market, despite the strong spread compression in this first part of the year. An increasingly selective approach will be crucial.”
Bridging the gap between quantitative and fundamental approaches
Bonds market faced low rates since many years. And they probably won’t rise up soon.Clients’ needs for diversification and current market conditions (in addition to low rates, i.e. increase of bonds issuers) drove the path towards new solutions engineering. “Listening to our clients, observing the market and experiencing our econometric models were keys when building this new range” says Jean-Marie Dumas, Head of Fixed Income solutions at Amundi. “High yield laid behind us. We had to provide a serious alternative to traditional judgmental fixed income strategies” he adds.