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Macro and market
 
Feb 2017
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Macro and market

Do you know where your equity revenues are coming from?

Author: Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson

Although global macro risks are top of mind these days, many investors are unaware of the extent to which political or economic trouble in other parts of the world could affect their equity holdings. When I...

 
Feb 2017
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Macro and market

Monthly Market Snapshot: January 2017

Author: Samuel A. Sanom, CFA

Equities Global equities (+1.6%) rallied for the third consecutive month as the “animal spirits” dynamic remained intact. While US President Donald Trump’s inauguration and first week in...

 
Jan 2017
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Macro and market

Update on Latin America

Author: Jamie Rice, CFA

In 2016, Latin American equities outperformed broader emerging markets for the first time since 2009. I believe that the region, which is pursuing much-needed reforms, is now poised to grow faster. The major...

File under: Emerging markets: Active opportunities span asset classes

 
Jan 2017
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Macro and market

Hidden duration in equities

Authors: Ben Cooper, CFA, ...

US Treasuries are driving equity markets and investors aren’t happy about it. Despite the clamour surrounding bond proxies (such as utilities and low-volatility stocks) over the last few years, it seems...

File under: Preparing for reflation and rising rates

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