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Macro and market
 
Mar 2017
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Macro and market

With uncertainty so high, why is market volatility so low?

Authors: Sunil Kapadia, ...

The outlook for economies and investment markets worldwide seems unusually uncertain amid rising anti-globalisation sentiment and electoral surprises such as Brexit and Donald Trump’s win. At the same...

File under: Market volatility: Assessing the wild ride

 
Mar 2017
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Macro and market

A framework for thinking about rising inflation: Think Function, Not Form

Author: Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson

Think Function, Not Form (TFNF) is an asset allocation framework I use to help me construct portfolios with diversified exposure to investments that have the potential to outperform in various economic...

 
Mar 2017
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Macro and market

Monthly Market Snapshot: February 2017

Author: Samuel A. Sanom, CFA

Equities Global equities (+3.0%) rallied for the fourth consecutive month, ending February with a 4.6% gain year to date. Despite escalating European political risk and uncertainty surrounding President Trump...

 
Mar 2017
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Macro and market

Getting the infrastructure in place (LGPS)

Authors: Ben Cooper, CFA, ...

Infrastructure has existed as an asset class for more than 20 years and has grown on the back of some very compelling characteristics: inflation-linked income, quasi-monopolistic pricing power, long-lived...

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