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This time it’s different: best opportunities outside of the US
This time it’s different: best opportunities outside of the US
Since the beginning of the year, global equity markets have staged a swift comeback.
26-04-2019 | Column
Surfing the hype cycle
Surfing the hype cycle
Henk Grootveld, Head of Trends Investing, explains how investors should approach the big trends of our time, such as digitization, climate change and sociodemographic shifts and how to tell a hype from a significant long-term development.
23-04-2019 | Insight
Tokenizing real assets
Tokenizing real assets
Bitcoin was the first application of blockchain technology.
17-04-2019 | Insight
Robeco Quarterly March 2019
Robeco Quarterly March 2019
The 11th edition of Robeco Quarterly – our quant, sustainability and research magazine – is out.
04-04-2019 | Magazine
Trends, industries and the quest for outperformance
Trends, industries and the quest for outperformance
What drives changes in relative industry profitability?
02-04-2019 | Insight
Megatrends shape business and society
Megatrends shape business and society
Three powerful megatrends are shaping today’s world – transformative technology, ‘preserving Earth’ and changing sociodemographics.
25-03-2019 | Video
Five things you should know about trends investing
Five things you should know about trends investing
How can you find tools that separate long-term investment opportunities from short-term hypes?
15-03-2019 | Insight
Tune in now – Robeco launches podcasts
Tune in now – Robeco launches podcasts
If a face can launch a thousand ships, what power does the spoken word have?
06-02-2019 | Insight
Electric vehicles coming of age
Electric vehicles coming of age
In the coming years, the global automotive industry will go through its most radical change as vehicle electrification and changing consumer preferences challenge existing business models.
13-12-2018 | Insight
Robeco Quarterly December 2018
Robeco Quarterly December 2018
The tenth edition of Robeco Quarterly – our quant, sustainability and research magazine – is out.
10-12-2018 | Magazine
Leveraging new technologies in finance
Leveraging new technologies in finance
We currently see a number of specific developments that make fintech an interesting investment theme for next year.
27-11-2018 | Insight
Three megatrends shaping the world
Three megatrends shaping the world
Three megatrends reflecting each aspect of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) spectrum are shaping the sustainability investing world.
01-11-2018 | Insight
Finding tomorrow’s trends
Finding tomorrow’s trends
The composition of stock markets is continuously changing.
24-10-2018 | Video
Risks and opportunities in a digitalizing world
Risks and opportunities in a digitalizing world
The world is in the midst of a digital revolution.
24-09-2018 | Insight
Cybersecurity: turning threats into investment opportunities
Cybersecurity: turning threats into investment opportunities
The number and severity of cyberattacks has surged over the last couple of years.
13-06-2018 | Research
An inconvenient truth about stranded assets
An inconvenient truth about stranded assets
The world needs to wake up to the problem of trillions of dollars’ worth of stranded fossil fuel assets, says climate change campaigner Al Gore.
08-01-2018 | Insight
China’s vertical forest - 10,000 tons of CO2
China’s vertical forest - 10,000 tons of CO2
An old Chinese proverb says: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now.
02-01-2018 | Stunning statistics
Fintech: invest in the digital future of financials
Fintech: invest in the digital future of financials
The traditional banking business is being radically transformed.
04-12-2017 | Insight
The rationale for trends investing
The rationale for trends investing
Everybody loves a good story, but there’s more to trends investing than just good stories.
06-09-2017 | Research
Coming soon: industry 4.0
Coming soon: industry 4.0
Imagine a whole new world.
24-05-2017 | Insight
Beware the demographic death spiral
Beware the demographic death spiral
Every month we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
24-05-2017 | Stunning statistics
Coca-Cola cuts 3.75 billion in calories from drinks
Coca-Cola cuts 3.75 billion in calories from drinks
In this new series we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
14-03-2017 | Stunning statistics
When paying a high multiple makes sense
When paying a high multiple makes sense
Many investors find it difficult to invest in the stocks of high-quality, high-growth companies because these companies usually trade at high valuation multiples.
22-02-2017 | Research
Great Minds – Pippa Malmgren: ‘Geopolitical tensions are here to stay’
Great Minds – Pippa Malmgren: ‘Geopolitical tensions are here to stay’
Robeco interviewed Pippa Malmgren, former advisor of US presidents Ronald Reagan and George W.
19-01-2017 | Insight
Solar energy: do we have a lift-off?
Solar energy: do we have a lift-off?
The role of renewable energy, such as sun and wind energy, is expected to increase rapidly over the next years.
20-09-2016 | Research
How do investors expect utilities to deal with COP21?
How do investors expect utilities to deal with COP21?
A group of over 270 institutional investors representing more than EUR 20 trillion in assets recently published a guide for the electric utilities sector.
10-08-2016 | Insight
How will blockchain impact the financial industry?
How will blockchain impact the financial industry?
Distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain, has been gaining a lot of attention as the underlying infrastructure of Bitcoin.
20-05-2016 | Research
The future of asset management
The future of asset management
The asset management industry is going to change substantially in the coming years.
14-04-2016 | Research
The industrial Internet of Things
The industrial Internet of Things
The falling cost of technology allows us to connect all sorts of devices to the internet at an increasing pace.
26-11-2015 | Research

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