Factors are a permanent feature of financial markets
Are factor premiums here to stay?
Spending one bitcoin = 330,000 credit card transactions
The average bitcoin transaction now uses 330,000 times more energy than a credit card, new research shows.
Emerging markets: focusing on local names in consumer space
Are emerging markets a promise that never delivers?
Battening down the hatches in risky assets
Investors fearing a downturn should not leave equity markets, but batten down some hatches in risky assets, says strategist Peter van der Welle.
Robeco Quarterly March 2019
The 11th edition of Robeco Quarterly – our quant, sustainability and research magazine – is out.
Are mutual funds on the other side of the low volatility trade?
This new research helps to explain the existence of the low volatility anomaly.
From the field
Trends, industries and the quest for outperformance
What drives changes in relative industry profitability?
Five things you should know about trends investing
How can you find tools that separate long-term investment opportunities from short-term hypes?
The Robeco Factor Investing Thesis Award
For the second year in a row, Robeco will present its Thesis Award in recognition of excellent financial research.
Data-driven services move today’s proptech industry
With 6,000 firms and counting, the proptech industry is revolutionizing tenant services.
Risks to European equities are overstated
European stocks could become more attractive, as positive outcomes can be seen for their perceived risks, says Chief Economist Léon Cornelissen.
It’s not about active or passive, but about costs
What if costs were the real issue in the heated active versus passive debate?
From the field
Our approach to sustainable investing in palm oil
Robeco has stepped up its engagement with the producers of palm oil to address sustainability issues in the industry.
The future of transport is Smart Mobility
‘Factor investing is by no means a black box’
In our second podcast, David Blitz discusses the latest trends and issues in factor investing, in which investors chase factors such as low-volatility, value or momentum to get the best picks for their funds.
RobecoSAM publishes Sustainability Yearbook 2019
RobecoSAM has published its annual yearbook showcasing the sustainability performance of the world’s largest companies.