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Graph of the week
Dutch elections
24-03-2017 | Insight
Best economic links of the web
Best economic links of the web
Go Long financials?
24-03-2017
Decomposing fundamental indexation?
Decomposing fundamental indexation?
Previous studies have shown that the value added by fundamental indexation strategies is entirely driven by their implicit exposure to the classic value premium.
22-03-2017 | From the field
Robeco publishes Active Ownership Report 2016
Robeco publishes Active Ownership Report 2016
Robeco wants to be transparent about its Active Ownership activities.
21-03-2017 | Active Ownership Report
Robeco comes second in European sustainability investing ranking
Robeco comes second in European sustainability investing ranking
Robeco has ranked second for sustainability investing in a survey of 40 of the largest asset managers in Europe by ShareAction.
15-03-2017 | Insight
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 | Insight
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
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Robeco Quarterly March 2017
Robeco Quarterly March 2017
The third edition of Robeco Quarterly – our quant, sustainability and research magazine – is published.
09-03-2017 | Magazine
Is smart beta performance driven by rising valuations?
Is smart beta performance driven by rising valuations?
Rob Arnott, argues that the good recent performance of many smart beta strategies has mainly been driven by rising valuations.
08-03-2017 | From the field
Synchronized global recovery makes investors optimistic
Synchronized global recovery makes investors optimistic
A synchronized recovery in the world economy is making investors more optimistic, says Lukas Daalder.
07-03-2017 | Monthly outlook
Dutch elections likely to be as flat as the country
Dutch elections likely to be as flat as the country
The Dutch elections are unlikely to produce any upsets due to the smörgåsbord of political parties vying for power, says Robeco’s Chief Economist Léon Cornelissen.
03-03-2017 | Insight
Factor investing challenges: unintended factor biases
Factor investing challenges: unintended factor biases
Allocation to factors has become increasingly popular in recent years, but practical implementation remains a puzzle for many investors.
28-02-2017 | Insight
Political risk in Eurozone without safety net
Political risk in Eurozone without safety net
The market for bonds from Eurozone countries is turning.
28-02-2017 | Insight
Robeco Quarterly March 2017
Robeco Quarterly March 2017
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Have we built better banks since the crisis?
Have we built better banks since the crisis?
Since the global financial crisis, we see clear improvement in risk management and oversight at banks.
27-02-2017 | Insight
Practical implementation of credit factor strategies
Practical implementation of credit factor strategies
Well-established factors, such as Low Risk, Value, Momentum and Size, generate economically meaningful and statistically significant premiums in credit markets.
27-02-2017 | Interview
Finding Value in government bonds
Finding Value in government bonds
The Value factor has been exploited for decades by equity investors and academic research shows it can also be applied to fixed income, in particular to government bonds.
24-02-2017 | Insight
Absolute return strategies under the microscope
Absolute return strategies under the microscope
Absolute return strategies are gaining traction with investors looking for alternative sources of return.
23-02-2017 | Insight
US Conservative: the best defense
US Conservative: the best defense
It is hard to predict when the present uptrend will end in the US, but it always pays to reduce volatility with a Conservative strategy.
22-02-2017 | Video
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 | Insight
Please, give us integrated research!
Please, give us integrated research!
This month, Robeco Global Equities team analyst Masja Zandbergen looks at how sustainability research is not keeping up with events.
22-02-2017 | Opinion
Investors need a better understanding of liquidity risk
Investors need a better understanding of liquidity risk
Ronnie Sadka is a prominent academic voice on topics like liquidity in financial markets, high frequency trading and hedge funds.
21-02-2017 | Interview
Active weight instead of active share?
Active weight instead of active share?
A 2015 study* argues that a simplified measure of activeness, termed active weight, is even more effective than active share.
21-02-2017 | From the field
Customizing Core Quant Strategies
Customizing Core Quant Strategies
Robeco’s Core Quant equity strategies exploit Value, Quality and Momentum factor premiums, combined within a transparent portfolio algorithm designed to consistently outperform the market.
20-02-2017 | Insight
Five reasons to take a global approach to Credits
Five reasons to take a global approach to Credits
Many credit investors only invest in their home currency.
17-02-2017 | Insight
Emerging markets first, despite Trump
Emerging markets first, despite Trump
After outperforming Developed Markets in 2016, the outlook for 2017 is positive too for Emerging Markets, says Robeco's Fabiana Fedeli.
17-02-2017 | Video
UK is a hidden gem for stock picking
UK is a hidden gem for stock picking
The UK is a hidden gem for stock picking as it faces the Brexit, says portfolio manager and London resident Josh Jones.
16-02-2017 | Interview
China cuts 13 Amsterdams in coal capacity
China cuts 13 Amsterdams in coal capacity
In this new series we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
15-02-2017 | Insight
Auto industry business models set to significantly change
Auto industry business models set to significantly change
The business models of global automotive industry players will significantly change in the coming years as car use is transformed, say Robeco’s sustainability specialists.
14-02-2017 | Insight
Trump’s plans may be a net positive for US equities
Trump’s plans may be a net positive for US equities
Plans by new US President Donald Trump to cut taxes and regulations may outweigh the costs of tariffs and be net positive for US equities, say Boston Partners’ portfolio managers.
14-02-2017 | Insight
We remain cautious on risky assets
We remain cautious on risky assets
Robeco remains cautious on risky assets following a tumultous first few weeks of the presidency of Donald Trump.
13-02-2017 | Insight
Welcome to our new website
Welcome to our new website
Robeco has launched a new website to better target client needs and make investing information more accessible to mobile platforms.
09-02-2017 | News
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