Our monthly US Recession Monitor estimates the odds of a near-term recession and provides a detailed analysis of the current economic backdrop and market trends.
Capital Markets & Economics
The risk/reward profile of corporate bonds is less attractive now than when the coronavirus crisis began. Since then, bonds from higher-rated firms have been buoyed by central bank support. As the credit cycle turns, we suggest prioritizing both issuer and security selection to seek outperformance – potentially with fallen angels and secured bonds.
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Sustainable Investing
As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, responsible investors can help make the economic recovery sustainable and inclusive by engaging with the right stakeholders. A PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) working group has developed recommendations for a policy engagement framework to help guide the investment community’s actions. Here are highlights of the group’s findings.
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Capital Markets & Economics
There is no doubt that the capital markets have reacted almost shockingly to the spread of the coronavirus. While the virus is spreading, but at the same time massive countermeasures are being introduced worldwide by monetary and fiscal policymakers, it is good to recognize yourself as an investor, so that you can react in a considered manner. Dr. Hans-Jörg Naumer, Director Global Capital Markets & Thematic Research, explains common behavioral patterns such as loss aversion and framing – and how we can consciously avoid them.
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