Investor Portfolio Alignment with the Paris Agreement

S&P Global whitepaper coverThe Paris Agreement's long-term temperature goal is to keep the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Under this agreement, each country must plan and report on their climate change mitigation actions.

Discern and diversify – Asian bonds increasingly sought for better diversification

Eastspring_Whitepaper_Survey_coverEastspring Investments is one of the largest fixed income managers in Asia. Throughout its 20-plus years of investing in Asia, Eastspring has provided its clients with customised investment solutions amid the significant increase in the breadth and depth of both the local and foreign currency denominated Asian bond markets.

Charting the economic impact of climate change

Macrobond_Climate_Change_White_PaperThe economic and physical impact of global warming is becoming clearer year by year.

Governments worldwide are taking the threat seriously, proposing and implementing a range of policies that aim to limit carbon emissions and promote a more sustainable way to live and work.

Impact of COVID-19 on global real estate

Impact_of_COVID19_on_global_real_estateInvestment in residential real estate, along with property prices, typically rise and fall in correlation with economic growth and contraction, according to the economist Edward Leamer in his 2007 research paper, Housing is the Business Cycle.

China Report Autumn 2020 *Early Access Edition*

With asset owner, manager, service provider and consultant views, this report takes a 360-degree approach in considering the various investment opportunities and challenges in mainland China as it continues to build on the major theme of opening its onshore markets to the outside world.

Making Waves – The Power of Private Capital

Private funds can drive the next wave of sustainable finance. Tim Hames outlines some of the key learnings from Guernsey’s 2020 Sustainable Finance Week.

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Managing Assets Across the Globe: Rethinking Your Operating Model

As industry pressures grow, how can investment managers continue to deliver value – and achieve Operational Alpha®?

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Active portfolios start with indexing

Through BlackRock Portfolio Analysis and Solutions’ (BPAS) interactions with clients, successful investors stand out because of their higher index adoption, higher adoption of illiquid and ‘real’ alpha-seeking strategies, and deliberate approach to blending these solutions. Index funds have risen rapidly and will continue to grow.

Three habits of highly effective ‘active’ investors

The transformation of the asset management and wealth industry is causing profound changes to portfolio construction practices. BlackRock’s Portfolio Analysis and Solutions (BPAS) team identify three major shifts in habits that are starting to drive changes to traditional investment processes. To find out more, access the full report now!

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Innovative Solutions for the ETF Market

A research paper analysing post-trading fragmentation issues, and flexible solutions to improve process efficiencies in light of T2S and the internationalisation of markets.

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