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Credit outlook: Be smart, quick and lucky
Credit outlook: Be smart, quick and lucky
We are skeptical of the idea that central banks are infallible.
27-06-2019 | Quarterly outlook
Credit outlook: Dead cat bounce
Credit outlook: Dead cat bounce
04-04-2019 | Quarterly outlook
Credit outlook: The emperor is naked
Credit outlook: The emperor is naked
Despite our repeated concerns about high corporate leverage and too much risk appetite, it is only now that credit markets are beginning to react to the global economic slowdown, and the next recession is being openly discussed.
20-12-2018 | Quarterly outlook
Credit outlook: crowding out credit
Credit outlook: crowding out credit
The US economy is still firing on all cylinders.
05-10-2018 | Quarterly outlook
Credit outlook: a slow bleed?
Credit outlook: a slow bleed?
We are past the peak of the credit cycle and uncertainty lies ahead.
06-07-2018 | Quarterly outlook
The outlook for credits: active managers are coming to life
The outlook for credits: active managers are coming to life
Although fundamentals are positive with a global economy firing on all cylinders, risky assets are expensive.
10-04-2018 | Quarterly outlook
There is always an opportunity somewhere in credits
There is always an opportunity somewhere in credits
The credits markets have undergone a metamorphosis in the last decade.
01-03-2018 | Insight
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
It is our conviction that analying sustainability information leads to better informed investment decisions.
29-11-2017 | Insight
Guide to credits
Guide to credits
Credit investors increasingly want to know how they can make superior returns while managing risk in one of the world’s most vibrant markets.
15-05-2017 | Magazine
Six key ESG issues in energy credits
Six key ESG issues in energy credits
The energy sector is faced with big ESG challenges.
06-04-2017 | Insight
Research shows link between ESG and profitability in mining
Research shows link between ESG and profitability in mining
Robeco views sustainability as a long term-driver of companies’ performance.
31-01-2017 | Research
Protect yourself against rising interest rates with zero-duration
Protect yourself against rising interest rates with zero-duration
Long-term interest rates are on the rise so credit investors need to assess whether they want to hedge interest rate risk.
19-12-2016 | Insight
Four unjustified stress factors for high yield bonds
Four unjustified stress factors for high yield bonds
Investors in high yield bonds should be careful that they do not get carried away by the unpredictable sentiment on financial markets.
14-03-2016 | Insight
Robeco High Yield Bonds: getting more than you pay for
Robeco High Yield Bonds: getting more than you pay for
In the volatile high yield bond market Robeco High Yield Bonds’ investment process has to prove its strength.
02-03-2016 | Insight
The liquidity pitfall of passive investing
The liquidity pitfall of passive investing
Investing in ETFs can be very risky, especially during periods of limited liquidity.
25-08-2014 | Insight
Protection with the Zero-duration share class
Protection with the Zero-duration share class
Long-term interest rates are more likely to rise than fall.
11-07-2013 | Insight

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