A textbook case of factor fixed income investing
The latest edition of an influential handbook on fixed income investing features a chapter authored by Robeco quant specialists.
02-12-2021 | インサイト
Shielding factor portfolios from credit downgrades and defaults
Gaining more by losing less in multi-factor credit strategies.
30-11-2021 | インサイト
'Investors can benefit from the use of sustainability data'
Innovative developments in the area of sustainability data can uncover new ways of assessing opportunities and risks.
23-11-2021 | インタビュー
17-11-2021 | インサイト
‘Alternative datasets can help predict future returns’
Big data can unlock a gold mine of information on investor behavior.
16-11-2021 | インタビュー
Low Volatility defies the basic finance principles of risk and reward
Contrary to popular belief, riskier investments do not necessarily translate into higher returns.
12-11-2021 | インサイト
Risky CAPE: Is there an alternative?
The prospect of rising real yields could accentuate the elevated nature of equity market valuations.
01-11-2021 | インサイト
Central banks' post-pandemic playbook
Central banks have thrown the proverbial kitchen sink at their fight to mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19.
20-10-2021 | 5ヵ年アウトルック
The quant cycle
Equity factors follow their own sentiment-driven cycle that cannot be explained by traditional business cycle indicators.
19-10-2021 | リサーチ
What's so cryptic about cryptocurrencies?
Bitcoin could qualify as digital gold, and the blockchain technology behind it has enormous potential, say quant researcher Laurens Swinkels and strategist Peter van der Welle.
13-10-2021 | 5ヵ年アウトルック
Looking under the bonnet of passive thematic indices
Passive thematic indices effectively trade against quant investors due to their generally negative exposures to factors.
12-10-2021 | インサイト
The earnings engine threatens to sputter as tapering begins
As the end of the year approaches, investors are entering a traditionally auspicious season for equities.
11-10-2021 | インサイト
Podcast: Why quant fixed income is a great diversifier
While many quant equity strategies have struggled over the past few years, the performance of quant credits has been robust.
08-10-2021 | ポッドキャスト
Expected Returns 2022-2026 – Watch the full show
Things are heating up, in different senses of the phrase.
07-10-2021 | Digital event
Some factors are now more equal than others
There is no free lunch when it comes to harvesting factor premiums.
06-10-2021 | 5ヵ年アウトルック
What valuations and interest rates tell us about equity factors
Single and multi-factor equity portfolios are currently very attractively valued and factor premiums persist across interest rate cycles.
04-10-2021 | インサイト
Factoring climate change into Expected Returns forecasts
The impact of climate change has been factored into the core forecasts in Expected Returns for the first time in the five-year outlook’s 11-year history.
30-09-2021 | 5ヵ年アウトルック
5-year Expected Returns: the Roasting Twenties
Things are heating up and our tech optimism is intertwined with that sinking feeling that climate catastrophe is closing in.
29-09-2021 | インサイト
Are credit factor premiums robust to inflation?
With inflation worries having gained momentum, we investigate how inflation has affected credit factor premiums in the past.
24-09-2021 | インサイト
Translating universal goals into SDG impact
With the SDGs, the UN has framed the need and drawn the blueprints to advance sustainable development in society.
22-09-2021 | インサイト
The CO₂lumnist: Data providers and the greenhouse gas pie
The greenhouse gas emissions of different sectors forms parts of giant pie.
22-09-2021 | Column
Seizing opportunities in emerging markets credits
Global credit investors can no longer easily ignore emerging markets (EM) hard-currency corporate bonds.
08-09-2021 | リサーチ
The profits party peaks, but the aftermath looks benign
Corporate earnings which have soared in the Covid-19 recovery are now flattening out.
07-09-2021 | 月次アウトルック
Momentum is a self-fulfilling prophecy and therein lies its strength
The Momentum premium arises from mistakes in human reasoning.
06-09-2021 | インサイト
‘Moore’s Law is disrupting the world of quant investing’
Increasing computing power is altering the investment landscape.
16-08-2021 | インタビュー
Water and waste as the next frontier in improving sustainability in factor credits
We impose water and waste constraints on our factor credit strategies.
03-08-2021 | インサイト
Olympic Games: on! Central banks: on! Equity party: on!
As we enter the second half of 2021, all the ingredients that have been fueling the global stock market rebound since March 2020 remain in place.
14-07-2021 | Column
Deep evidence that factor investing works well in bond markets
More than two centuries of data confirms that value, momentum and low risk offer attractive premiums.
12-07-2021 | インサイト
The ‘equity party’ continues
Our developed and emerging markets equites teams have kept a positive stance on their respective markets for this quarter.
12-07-2021 | 四半期アウトルック
‘Equity price movements are mainly driven by behavior, not risk’
The FIFA 19 Ultimate Team (FUT) online transfer market and machine learning shed some light on behavioral finance.
01-07-2021 | インタビュー