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Investors are not complacent in assessing risks
Investors are not complacent in assessing risks
Markets have been remarkably resilient to political shocks, so are investors getting complacent?
21-09-2017 | Insight
The pitfalls of passive in a global multi-asset benchmark
The pitfalls of passive in a global multi-asset benchmark
There is no global benchmark for a multi-asset passive investment fund, so a group of researchers invented one – with surprising results.
20-09-2017 | Insight
Financial markets are coming of age
Financial markets are coming of age
Riskier assets are seen returning less as financial markets face a ‘coming of age’, our new five-year outlook predicts.
18-09-2017 | Insight
Two emerging market strategies can be stronger than one
Two emerging market strategies can be stronger than one
Emerging market equity investors have a wide range of strategies to choose from.
13-09-2017 | Insight
Global multi-factor credits as a style diversifier
Global multi-factor credits as a style diversifier
For credit investors, a global multi-factor credits strategy offers style diversification.
12-09-2017 | Insight
High scores for Robeco in 2017 UN PRI assessment
High scores for Robeco in 2017 UN PRI assessment
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) have awarded Robeco excellent scores.
11-09-2017 | Insight
Expected Returns 2018-2022
Expected Returns 2018-2022
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Research reveals why sin stocks outperform
Research reveals why sin stocks outperform
The mystery of sin stocks’ outperformance has finally been unraveled.
11-09-2017 | Insight
Private equity managers show progress in ESG integration
Private equity managers show progress in ESG integration
Private equity managers increasingly integrate sustainability into their investment process, the latest engagement report has found.
08-09-2017 | Insight
Inflation is not dead, it’s just shifted direction
Inflation is not dead, it’s just shifted direction

Inflation can never be eradicated and so central banks will pursue targets for it, even as prices fall, says Lukas Daalder

07-09-2017 | Monthly outlook
Two worlds colliding – insights from integrating ESG
Two worlds colliding – insights from integrating ESG
Robeco Global Equity has been structurally integrating ESG information into its research and investment process for the last three years.
04-09-2017
Shining light on two ESG paradoxes
Shining light on two ESG paradoxes
It’s cucumber time (as we say in the Netherlands) with very little news, so I have been catching up on my reading.
31-08-2017 | Insight
Ten things you should know about factor investing
Ten things you should know about factor investing
Factor-based investing has gained considerable traction over the past decade.
31-08-2017 | Insight
Ten things you should know about factor investing
Ten things you should know about factor investing
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Factor investing challenges: factor timing
Factor investing challenges: factor timing
Should investors try to time their exposure to different factors?
29-08-2017 | Factor investing challenges
Factor investing also works with Chinese A-shares
Factor investing also works with Chinese A-shares
Many characteristics set A-shares apart from other equities.
24-08-2017 | Interview
Factor investing in credit markets is coming of age
Factor investing in credit markets is coming of age
Factor investing strategies for credit markets are increasingly on the radar of researchers and investors.
22-08-2017 | Insight
The paradox of natural gas
The paradox of natural gas
Natural gas is giving investors a headache, due to a paradox in its effect on climate change.
17-08-2017 | Stunning statistics
Will central banks spoil buoyant market sentiment?
Will central banks spoil buoyant market sentiment?
In its quarterly outlook, the Global Fixed Income Macro team sees central banks gradually normalizing their policies.
28-07-2017 | Quarterly outlook
Chinese A-shares: does taking risk pay off?
Chinese A-shares: does taking risk pay off?
Is risk rewarded on the Chinese A-share market?
27-07-2017 | Research
Social factors rise in prominence for sustainability
Social factors rise in prominence for sustainability
The importance of measuring social factors – the ‘S’ in ESG – is rising up the sustainability agenda, Robeco’s recent experience shows.
26-07-2017 | Insight
Not all trash is created equal
Not all trash is created equal
The problem of waste has ever been a problem – and it’s now coming from some surprising places.
25-07-2017 | Stunning statistics
Hunt for dollars keeps Chinese credit spreads down
Hunt for dollars keeps Chinese credit spreads down
Despite China’s growing corporate debt burden, Chinese credits are trading at unattractive levels.
21-07-2017 | Insight
Does Carry add value to existing credit factors?
Does Carry add value to existing credit factors?
Is Carry a factor in its own right in credit markets?
11-07-2017 | Research
The end of QE is coming!
The end of QE is coming!
Mixed messages from central banks may be covertly signaling an end to quantitative easing, says Robeco’s Lukas Daalder.
10-07-2017 | Monthly outlook
Taking enhanced indexing to the next sustainability level
Taking enhanced indexing to the next sustainability level
The rising demand for sustainable investment solutions poses challenges.
10-07-2017 | Insight
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
It is our conviction that analysing sustainability information leads to better informed investment decisions.
06-07-2017 | Insight
Perplexing complacency in credit markets
Perplexing complacency in credit markets
Robeco’s Credit team sees a world full of imbalances that can last for years or correct at any time.
06-07-2017 | Quarterly outlook
Factor investing challenges: determining how much to allocate
Factor investing challenges: determining how much to allocate
Factor-based strategies have become increasingly popular in recent years.
30-06-2017 | Factor investing challenges
Insider transactions: ESG indicator or noise?
Insider transactions: ESG indicator or noise?
How do we identify indicators for our Emerging Markets ESG Survey?
28-06-2017 | Insight
Hydroelectric’s power has been watered down
Hydroelectric’s power has been watered down
Growth in renewable energy has dramatically cut the share of the oldest form of it – hydroelectricity.
26-06-2017 | Stunning statistics
Country Sustainability Ranking: peripheral progress stalling
Country Sustainability Ranking: peripheral progress stalling
The European peripheral countries have not made any further progress in the RobecoSAM Country Sustainability Ranking.
23-06-2017 | Insight