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Coronavirus - Market Update

Navigating the two-way risk in equities

Investors are facing an unprecedented conundrum about whether equities have bottomed out. Due to the two-way risk while the coronavirus crisis lasts, Robeco’s multi-asset team prefers riskier bonds over equities right now.

Monthly Outlook 3 April
  • Keeping our clients informed

    The coronavirus has caused serious market turbulence, while the difficult measures taken to combat the outbreak look set to last for many weeks. In such uncertain times, maintaining a well-informed approach to rapidly changing market conditions is vital. We aim to collate and curate the thinking and advice of Robeco’s many experts to help clients navigate their way through this crisis. This page contains our latest insights on market events and investment conditions, and will be updated often. 

    Our contingency measures Signatory of the ‘Investor Statement on Coronavirus Response’

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Read our daily updated insights on market events and investment conditions.

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Read our daily updated insights on market events and investment conditions.

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Navigating the two-way risk in equities
Navigating the two-way risk in equities
Investors are facing an unprecedented conundrum about whether equities have bottomed out, our multi-asset monthly outlook says.
03-04-2020 | Monthly outlook
Equity styles and the Spanish flu
Equity styles and the Spanish flu
Covid-19 first appeared at the start of December 2019.
02-04-2020 | Insight
Fixed income outlook: The Covid shock and the Baa recovery
Fixed income outlook: The Covid shock and the Baa recovery
Fixed income opportunities are shifting swiftly away from safe-haven government bonds towards credit.
01-04-2020 | Quarterly outlook
The most important ESG issue in the coronavirus crisis is our response
The most important ESG issue in the coronavirus crisis is our response
As soon as the coronavirus crisis hit our society and financial markets, we received many questions on how this relates to sustainable investing and ESG.
31-03-2020 | Column
A shock of Titanic proportions
A shock of Titanic proportions
The world is facing an unprecedented public health crisis that is having a huge impact on both human society and the economy.
27-03-2020 | Insight
Credit outlook: ‘The common enemy’ – video
Credit outlook: ‘The common enemy’ – video
Only three times since the 1930s have credit spreads been at current or better levels.
26-03-2020 | Video
Credit outlook: 'The common enemy'
Credit outlook: 'The common enemy'
Spreads have moved from historically narrow levels straight to recessionary wides.
24-03-2020 | Quarterly outlook
When markets get tough, quant funds stick with their factors
When markets get tough, quant funds stick with their factors
As rules-based investors, quant investors exploit human reactions to market movements.
19-03-2020 | Video
Challenging times require prompt communication
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