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Trends and thematic investing

The Big Book of trends and thematic investing

Trends and thematic investing is not just about great narratives, nor is it directed by fads or client appetite. Instead, it is a time-tested and clearly articulated investment approach, based on a thorough analysis of the powerful megatrends that shape our socioeconomic environment, and therefore our future.

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Robeco's approach to trends investing

Three megatrends shape business and society

Amazon smashes Italy on R&D
Amazon smashes Italy on R&D
US tech giant Amazon single-handedly spent more on research and development (R&D) than Italy in 2019, and even more so in 2020.
23-02-2021 | Stunning statistics
Growth trends continue full steam ahead for the financial sector
Growth trends continue full steam ahead for the financial sector
2020 has truly been an epic year for the financial sector.
28-01-2021 | Insight
Consumer trends in 2021: The future of commerce and the caring economy
Consumer trends in 2021: The future of commerce and the caring economy
The Covid-19 pandemic suddenly accelerated some of the shifts our Global Consumer Trends strategy aims to benefit from.
21-01-2021 | Insight

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