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Japanese equities - Why invest in Japan

Japanese equities

Japanese companies have improved how they manage funding over the last 20 years. The top chart shows that, in terms of ROE, Japanese companies have outstripped US and European companies in that period. This growth has been driven mainly by the modernisationof business management approaches in Japan.

Climate adaptation vs mitigation-two sides of the same coin

Climate adaptation vs mitigation: two sides of the same coin

The effects of extreme weather events around the world are affecting key dimensions of human life and business operations. We talk a lot about mitigation. However, the missing link on the road to carbon neutrality is adaptation. Adaptation is complementary to mitigation and just as essential. 

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Market Outlook 2024 | Extending the investment horizon

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Emerging Fixed-Income: an opportunity to diversify portfolios

Emerging Markets Debt: an alternative to diversify portfolios

Emerging markets debt and, more specifically, that issued in local currency has outperformed global and developed market fixed-income over the last 18 months.

Nearshoring: An opportunity for Latin America

Nearshoring: An opportunity for Latin America

Nearshoring is defined as the outsourcing strategy under which a company transfers part of its production to third parties in other countries that are nearby and in a similar time zone.

Articles & Perspectives

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Market Outlook Q4 2023 | Difficult balance between growth and inflation

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Biomimetics seeks to understand how living organisms have developed through evolutionary processes.

Biomimetics - What it means

It seeks to understand how living organisms have developed through evolutionary processes to survive and endure. Many companies are realising the potential financial benefits of preserving natural ecosystems and are joining existing efforts to protect and conserve the environment.

Fixed-income: Time to add duration to portfolios

Fixed-income: Time to add duration to portfolios

Positive real long-term interest rates, expectations of future cuts in benchmark rates, and fixed-income's diversification effect make this a good time to think about adding duration to portfolios.

Digital Health - What it means

Digital Health - What it means

Digital health pursues efficiency in the healthcare system to provide appropriate high-quality care to a growing global population.

A new yield environment for short-term fixed-income

A new yield environment for short-term fixed-income

The combined increase in yields from the government debt curve and the credit risk premium creates a favourableenvironment for investing in low-risk fixed-income strategies: short-term high-credit quality.

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What is artificial intelligence and why is it important?

Why is Artificial Intelligence important?

Artificial Intelligence is already a reality that is making people's daily lives easier, through such applications as speech recognition and automatic translation systems.

There-openingof the Chinese economy boosts consumer spending

2023: the year of consumer spending in China

The re-opening of the Chinese economy boosts consumer spending. Higher savings in 2022 are the main driver. According to McKinsey, the propensity to save was at its highest since 2014.

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Biodiversity: What it is and why it is important

Biodiversity is the second-most effective way of mitigating climate change, after fossil fuel replacement. Human activity has seriously altered 75% of the planet's land surface and 66% of the marine ecosystem2

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Market Views

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Market Outlook Q3 2023 | Pause in sight but longer adjustment

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Market Outlook 2023: The great interest rate reset

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